Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Alun Davidson 

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(09.45)

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Llyr Huws Gruffydd.  There were no apologies.

(09.45 - 10.45)

2.

Inquiry into the Business Case for the Single Environmental Body - Evidence from the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development

E&S(4)-06-12 paper 1

John Griffiths AM, Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development

Matthew Quinn, Director, Environment & Sustainable Development

Dave Clarke, Technical Advisor, Sustainable Futures 

Nigel Reader, Consultant

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development and officials responded to questions from members of the Committee on the business case for a single environmental body.

 

2.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister to seek a response in writing to outstanding issues not raised at the evidence session.

(10.45)

3.

Papers to note

Minutes of the meeting held on 18 January

E&S(4)-03-12 minutes

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee agreed to include the issue of animal welfare standards in the puppy farming industry on its work programme for further consideration.

3a

Inquiry into the Business Case for the Single Environmental Body - Written evidence from the Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor)

E&S(4)-06-12 paper 2

Supporting documents:

3b

Inquiry into the Business Case for the Single Environmental Body - Written evidence from Maelor Nurseries Ltd

E&S(4)-06-12 paper 3

Supporting documents:

3c

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee - P-04-339 Enforcement of Animal Welfare Standards in the Puppy Farming Industry in South Wales West

E&S(4)-06-12 paper 4

Supporting documents:

(10.45)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item 5

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the Motion to exclude the public from the meeting for item 5.

5.

Inquiry into the Business Case for the Single Environmental Body - Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence it had received as part of the inquiry into the Business Case for the Single Environmental Body.

Transcript

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