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Transcript: Transcript for 25/02/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(14.15)

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

(14.15-15.30)

2.

Legacy work: Climate change - evidence session 1

The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair – Climate Change Committee

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair of the Climate Change Committee.

(15.45-16.45)

3.

Legacy work: Climate change - evidence session 2

Haf Elgar, Director - Friends of the Earth (FOE) Cymru

Alexander Phillips, Policy and Advocacy Officer - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cymru

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Friends of the Earth (FOE) Cymru and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cymru.

(16.45)

4.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

4.1

Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the Committee's legacy work

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4.2

Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to animal health and disease prevention

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4.3

Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to UK Common Frameworks

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4.4

Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to The Organics (Amendment) Regulations 2021

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4.5

Correspondence from the Chair, Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the Official Controls (Temporary Measure) (Covid-19) (Amendments) Regulations 2021, and the Organics (Amendment) Regulations 2021

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4.6

Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the draft regulations on climate change

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4.7

Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding coastal defence schemes

Supporting documents:

(16.45)

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.

Legacy work: Climate change - consideration of evidence heard under items 2 and 3

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence heard under items 2 and 3.