Meetings

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 29/11/2022 - Plenary (Item 6.)

Motion to vary the order of consideration of Stage 3 amendments to The Environmental Protection (Single-Use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

NDM8145 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd in accordance with Standing Order 26.36: Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) Section 1;

b) Section 2;

c) Schedule 1;

d) Sections 3-23;

e) Long title.


Meeting: 24/11/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 5.9)

5.9 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 14/11/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 18)

18 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s response to its report on the Environmental Protection (Single – use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill, and agreed to write to the Minister and to the Business Committee.

 


Meeting: 09/11/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3.1)

3.1 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 09/11/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 2.)

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill - Stage 2 Proceedings

Julie James MS – Minister for Climate Change

Nick Howard, Senior Government Lawyer – Welsh Government

Richard Clark, Head of Local Environment Quality and Regulation Welsh Government

Hefin Gill, Government Lawyer – Welsh Government

 

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings will be available on the Bill page.

 

The Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee agreed on 20 October 2022, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings would be:

 

Section 1; Section 2; Schedule 1; Sections 3-23; Long Title

 

Marshalled List of Amendments

 

Grouping of Amendments


Meeting: 09/11/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2.3)

2.3 PTN 3 - The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Welsh Government response - 25 October 2022

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Meeting: 07/11/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change: Welsh Government response to the Committee's report on the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister.


Meeting: 20/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 8)

8 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill - Order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings

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8.1 The Committee agreed the Order of Consideration.


Meeting: 20/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 5)

5 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 20/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 5)

5 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 20/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 5)

5 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 11/10/2022 - Plenary (Item 8)

Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

NDM8087 Lesly Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

For the purposes of any provisions resulting from The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Minutes:

The item started at 16.53

NDM8087 – Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

For the purposes of any provisions resulting from The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 11/10/2022 - Plenary (Item 7)

Debate on the General Principles of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

NDM8088 – Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill.

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 20 September 2022.

Supporting Documents
Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee Report
Finance Committee Report
Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee Report

Minutes:

The item started at 16.53

NDM8088 – Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill.

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 20 September 2022.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 10/10/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9)

9 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Draft report

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The Committee considered and agreed its draft report on the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products)(Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 05/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Scrutiny of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 05/10/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 05/10/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 6)

6 Financial implications of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Draft report

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FIN(6)-19-22 P2 – Draft report (To be included in a supplementary pack)

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered and agreed the report.


Meeting: 03/10/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered  the evidence received  from the Minister for Climate change on the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill and agreed key issues to be included in its draft report. The Committee also agreed to write to the Business Committee to seek clarity as regards the Senedd’s consideration of the Bill at Stage 1.


Meeting: 03/10/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 2)

2 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Ministerial evidence session

Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

Nick Howard, Senior Government Lawyer, Welsh Government

Richard Clark, Head of Local Environment Quality, Welsh Government

Hefin Gill, Government Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill, as introduced

Explanatory Memorandum

 

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Climate change on the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill.

The Committee adjourned for a short period during the evidence session due to technical issues with the Chair’s internet connection .


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 6)

6 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 6)

6 The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 12)

Financial implications of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

12.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 11)

11 Financial implications of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

Louise Clarke, Senior Single Use Product Manager

Richard Clark, Head of Local Environment Quality

Gian Marco Currado, Director, Environment & Marine

 

Supporting documents:

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill (PDF, 227KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 1.5MB)

Research Service Brief

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Minutes:

11.1 The Committee took evidence from Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change; and Welsh Government officials on the Financial implications of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill.