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Transcript: Transcript for 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

Items
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(14.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        Huw Irranca-Davies declared an interest as Chair of the European Advisory Group, Chair of the Wales Programme Monitoring Committee, and Chair of the Regional Investment Steering Group.

(14.00-15.00)

2.

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Ed Sherriff – Welsh Government

Sophie Brighouse – Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.

(15.00-15.05)

3.

Papers to note

3.1

Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Chairperson of the Committee for the Executive Office to the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland regarding committee scrutiny of common frameworks - 16 December 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.1 The paper was noted.

3.2

Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government to the Chair of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee regarding the Hazardous Substances draft framework - 18 December 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2.1 The paper was noted.

3.3

Paper to note 3: Correspondence from the Convener of the Health and Sport Committee to the Chair regarding Provisional UK Common Framework on Nutrition labelling, Composition and Standards - 22 December 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.3.1 The paper was noted.

3.4

Paper to note 4: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) - 6 January 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.4.1 The paper was noted.

3.5

Paper to note 5: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair and the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Ministerial forum for Trade - 7 January 2021

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Minutes:

3.5.1 The paper was noted.

3.6

Paper to note 6: International Agreements, Common Frameworks and Devolution - a paper from Professor Michael Keating and Lindsey Garner-Knapp

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.6.1 The paper was noted.

(15.05)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(15.05-15.20)

5.

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(15.20-15.50)

6.

Consideration of Common Frameworks summary documents received

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered and noted the summary documents received.

(15.50-16.05)

7.

Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – the implications for Wales: proposal for follow-up work

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Members agreed to the proposal.