Agenda and minutes

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Introductions, Apologies, Substitutions and Declarations of Interest


1.1 No apologies were received.



Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for Welsh Ports - evidence session 1

Professor Anthony Beresford, Cardiff University

Dr Andrew Potter, Cardiff University


Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee took evidence from Professor Beresford and Dr Potter, both representing Cardiff University.


2.2 Dr Potter agreed to provide the Committee with additional information.



Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for Welsh Ports - evidence session 2

Duncan Buchanan, Road Haulage Association

Ian Gallagher, Freight Transport Association

Chris Yarsley, Freight Transport Association

Robin Smith, Rail Freight Group


3.1 The Committee took evidence from:

-   Mr Buchanan representing the Road Haulage Association;

-   Mr Gallagher and Mr Yarsley representing the Freight Transport Association; and

-   Mr Smith representing the Rail Freight Group.



Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for Welsh Ports - evidence session 3

Callum Couper, ABP and Chair of Welsh Ports Group

Captain Ian Davies, Holyhead (Stena Line Ports)

Andy Jones, Milford Haven Ports Group

Anna Malloy, Milford Haven Ports Group

Paddy Walsh, Irish Ferries


4.1 The Committee took evidence from:

-   Mr Couper representing Associated British Ports and as Chair of the Welsh Ports Group;

-   Captain Davies representing the Port of Holyhead and Stena Line Ports;

-   Mr Jones and Ms Malloy representing Milford Haven Ports Group; and

-   Mr Walsh representing Irish Ferries.




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


5.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.



Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for Welsh ports - consideration of evidence

Supporting documents:


6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence it heard during the course of its proceedings today.



Great Repeal Bill White Paper: consideration of final draft of report


7.1 The Committee considered the latest draft of its report on the Great Repeal Bill White Paper.


7.2 The Committee agreed the report, subject to the making of amendments agreed during its consideration of the draft.