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Transcript: Transcript for 28/01/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
Note No. Item

(13.45)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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

1.3 The Chair stated that if for any reason he dropped out of the meeting, the Committee agreed that Jenny Rathbone MS would become Temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

1.4 Apologies were received from Joyce Watson MS

(13.45-14.45)

2.

Evidence session with the Green Recovery Task and Finish Group

Sir David Henshaw, Chair – Green Recovery Task and Finish Group (Natural Resources Wales)

Peter Davies - Green Recovery Task and Finish Group member (Wales Council for Voluntary Action)

Tim Peppin – Green Recovery Task and Finish Group member (Welsh Local Government Association)

Sue Pritchard - Green Recovery Task and Finish Group member (Food, Farming and Countryside Commission)

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Chair and members of the Green Recovery Task and Finish Group.

(15.00-16.00)

3.

Animal health and disease prevention - evidence session 2

Aled Jones, Deputy President - National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru

Dr Nick Fenwick, Head of Policy – Farmers’ Union Wales

Catherine McLaughlin, Chair - Responsible use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru; Farmers’ Union Wales; and Responsible use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) in relation to animal health and disease prevention.

 

4.

Papers to Note

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

4.1

Correspondence from Wales Environment Link in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2021-22

Supporting documents:

4.2

Correspondence from the Marine Conservation Society in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2021-22

Supporting documents:

(16.00)

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

6.

Green Recovery Task and Finish Group - consideration of evidence received under item 2

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence heard under item 2.

7.

Animal health and disease prevention - consideration of evidence received under item 3

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the evidence heard under item 3.

8.

Consideration of the Committee's draft report on the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report on the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill, subject to a minor amendment.

9.

Consideration of the Committee's draft report on the Welsh Government draft budget 2021-22

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report on the Welsh Government draft budget 2021-22, subject to minor amendments.