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Transcript: Transcript for 05/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair confirmed that, in accordance with Standing Order 34.19, he had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health.

 

Apologies were received from David Melding MS. Suzy Davies MS attended as a substitute.

09.30-10.30

2.

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Evidence session

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director, Curriculum and Assessment, Welsh Government

Ceri Planchant, Lawyer, Legal Services Department, Welsh Government

 

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, as introduced

Explanatory Memorandum

 

CLA(5)-28-20 – Briefing

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 1 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee, 30 July 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 2 - Letter from the Minister for Education, 1 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Minister for Education, 18 September 2020

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Minister for Education in relation to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

10.30-10.35

3.

Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 4 – Statutory instruments with clear reports

Supporting documents:

3.1

SL(5)622 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 14) (Cardiff and Swansea) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 5 – Regulations

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 6 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 7 – Letter from the First Minister, 25 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 8 – Written statement, 25 September 2020

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

3.2

SL(5)624 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 15) (Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 9 – Regulations

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 10 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 11 – Letter from the First Minister, 28 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 12 – Written statement, 27 September 2020

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

10.35-10.45

4.

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

4.1

SL(5)621 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 12) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 13 – Report

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 14 – Regulations

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 15 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 16 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 25 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 17 – Written statement, 24 September 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

4.2

SL(5)619 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 12) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 18 – Report

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 19 – Regulations

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 20 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 21 – Letter from the First Minister, 24 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 22 – Written statement, 22 September 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

4.3

SL(5)620 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 13) (Llanelli etc.) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 23 – Report

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 24 – Regulations

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 25 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 26 – Letter from the First Minister, 25 September 2020

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

10.45-10.50

5.

Papers to note

5.1

Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: The Welsh Government’s Supplementary LCM (Memorandum No 4) on the Agriculture Bill

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 27 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 28 September 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.

5.2

Letter from the First Minister to the Llywydd: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act - provisions relating to the financing and accountability of the Electoral Commission

CLA(5)-28-20 - Paper 28 – Letter from the First Minister to the Llywydd, 28 September 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister to the Llywydd.

5.3

Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Fisheries Bill

CLA(5)028-20 – Paper 29 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 1 October 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 30 – Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum (Memorandum No. 4) on the Fisheries Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs and, in private session, agreed to write to the Minister to seek urgent clarification on a number of issues relating to the Legislative Consent Memoranda and the UK Fisheries Bill.

10.50

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

10.50-11.00

7.

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the Minister for Education and agreed to consider its draft report at a future meeting.

11.00-11.10

8.

Update on UK Internal Market Bill

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 31 – Briefing: The UK Internal Market Bill: Commons stages

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 32 – Briefing: The constitutional implications of the UK Internal Market Proposals

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the updates in relation to the UK Internal Market Bill.