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Transcript: Transcript for 11/03/2021 - 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.

(13.45-15.00)

2.

Legacy work: aquaculture

James Wilson, Director - Bangor Mussel Producers Ltd

Jon Parker, Chair - Seafish Wales and Development Lead for Aquaculture Industry Wales Ltd

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Bangor Mussel Producers Ltd, and Seafish Wales and Aquaculture Industry Wales Ltd.

(15.00)

3.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

3.1

Response from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to the Committee's report: Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2021-22

Supporting documents:

3.2

Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the Climate Change (Wales) Regulations 2021

Supporting documents:

3.3

Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to fuel poverty

Supporting documents:

(15.00)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from items 5 and 6 of today's meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

5.

Legacy work: aquaculture - consideration of evidence heard under item 2; and further consideration of the Committee's legacy work

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard under item 2 and discussed its legacy work.

6.

Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members received a legal briefing and considered the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill.

(15.40-16.30)

7.

Legacy work: fisheries

Jim Evans, Chair – Welsh Fishermen’s Association

 

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Chair of the Welsh Fishermen’s Association.

(16.30)

8.

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

Minutes:

8.1 The motion was agreed.

9.

Legacy work: fisheries - consideration of evidence heard under item 7

Minutes:

9.1 Members considered the evidence heard under item 7.