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Transcript: Transcript for 13/01/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

13.00

1.

Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no apologies or substitutions.

13.00-14.30

2.

Wales' Changing Constitution: Evidence session 4

Mark Drakeford AM, First Minister of Wales

Chris Warner, Deputy Director, Constitution and Justice

Des Clifford, Director General, Office of the First Minister

Rob Parry, Deputy Director European Transition Legislation

 

Reforming our Union: Shared Governance in the UK (PDF 184KB)

CLA(5)-02-20 - Briefing

CLA(5)-02-20 - Paper 1 – Letter from the Counsel General, 27 November 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Items 2 and 3 were taken together.

The Committee took evidence from the First Minister and his officials.

The Committee agreed to follow-up on issues raised during the session, through correspondence with the First Minister.

3.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20

CLA(5)-02-20 – Background briefing

CLA(5)-02-20 – Paper 2 – Legislative Consent Memorandum

CLA(5)-02-20 – Paper 3 – Letter from the First Minister, 8 January 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

See item 2 above.

14.30-14.35

4.

Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

4.1

SL(5)485 - The Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2019

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 4 – Report

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 5 – Regulations

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 6 – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument with the Government response and agreed to report to the Assembly in line with the reporting points identified.

4.2

SL(5)486 - The Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Relief) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2019

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 7 – Report

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 8 – Order

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 9 – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument with the Government response and agreed to report to the Assembly in line with the reporting point identified.

14.35-14.40

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services: Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 10 - Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services, 7 January 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services.

14.40

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

14.40-14.50

7.

Wales' Changing Constitution: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence and agreed to consider key issues for inclusion in a draft report at a future meeting.

8.

Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence and will consider and agree a draft report on the LCM outside of Committee. Members noted the report would be laid by the required deadline of 17 January 2020.

14.50-15.00

9.

Correspondence from the Chair of the Committee on Assembly Electoral Reform

CLA(5)-02-20 Paper 11 – Letter from the Chair of the Committee on Assembly Electoral Reform, 16 December 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the letter and agreed to write to the Chair of the Committee on Assembly Electoral Reform in due course.

 

 

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