Agenda and minutes

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Transcript: Transcript for 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(14.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Alun Davies.

1.3 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)

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 3 and items 6 to 9

Minutes:

2.1 The motion was agreed.

(14.00-14.30)

3.

Food and feed safety and hygiene provisional common framework - technical briefing

Emily Miles – FSA

Nathan Barnhouse – FSA

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members received a technical briefing on the food and feed safety and hygiene provisional common framework.

(14.40-16-10)

4.

Wales in the UK - roundtable discussion with academics

Professor Nicola McEwen - The University of Edinburgh

Akash Paun - The Institute for Government

Professor Daniel Wincott - Cardiff University

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The panel responded to questions from Members.

(16.10-16.15)

5.

Papers to note

5.1

Paper to note 1: Citizens Advice Cymru briefing: Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.1 The paper was noted.

5.2

Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the President of the European Committee of the Regions and the President of the CoR-UK Contact Group to the President of the European Commission regarding the Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.1 The paper was noted.

(16.15-16.30)

6.

Wales in the UK - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(16.30-16.40)

7.

International agreements

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the agreement on trade in goods between Iceland, Norway and the UK.

7.2 Members agreed to write to the Welsh Government in respect of the agreement.

(16.40-16.50)

8.

Consideration of common frameworks summary documents received

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 Members considered and noted the documents received.

(16.50-17.00)

9.

Future relationship with the EU

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 Members considered and agreed their approach to future relationships with the EU.