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Transcript: Transcript for 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 The Chair stated that if for any reason he dropped out of the meeting, the Committee agreed that Delyth Jewell MS would become Temporary Chair.

1.3 There were no apologies nor declarations of interest.

(09.30-10.30)

2.

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 1 - Transport

Christine Boston, Director – Sustrans Cymru

Josh Miles, Director – Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru

Scott Pearson, Managing Director Newport Transport and Chairman Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC)

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Sustrans Cymru, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru, and the Coach Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC).

(10.35-11.35)

3.

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 2 - Transport

Chris Ashley, Head of Policy - Environment and Regulation – Road Haulage Association

Mark Simmonds, Director of Policy and External Affairs- British Ports Association

Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager, Wales, Midlands & South West - Logistics UK

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Road Haulage Association, British Ports Association, and Logistics UK.

(11.35)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from items 5, 6 and 10 of today's meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

5.

Consideration of the Committee's draft report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) for the Environment Bill

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report.

6.

Consideration of the Committee's Forward Work Programme

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its Forward Work Programme.

(13.00-14.00)

7.

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 3 - Planning

James Davies, Chief Executive – Planning Aid Wales

Neil Harris, Senior Lecturer, School of Geography and Planning – Cardiff University

Victoria Robinson, Chair - Planning Officer’s Society Wales (POSW)

Dr Roisin Willmott, Director of Wales and Northern Ireland and Planning Aid England – Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Cymru

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee heard evidence from Planning Aid Wales, the School of Geography and Planning – Cardiff University, the Planning Officer’s Society Wales (POSW), and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Cymru.

(14.05-15.05)

8.

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 4 - Infrastructure

Ed Evans, Director – Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales

Ian Christie, Managing Director of Water, Asset Planning & Capital Delivery – Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee received evidence from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales, and Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.

(15.05)

9.

Papers to Note

Please refer to Supplementary Pack A: Papers to Note

Minutes:

9.1 The papers were noted.

9.1

Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) for the Environment Bill

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9.2

Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) for the Environment Bill

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9.3

Landfill Disposals Tax Independent Review

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9.4

UK Emissions Trading Scheme

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9.5

Hazardous Substances (Planning) Framework

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9.6

Committee timetable

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9.7

Financial scrutiny

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9.8

Children and young people's priorities for the Sixth Senedd

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9.9

Joint working between Committees

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9.10

Homes fit for the Future: The Retrofit Challenge.

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9.11

National Parks and the Climate Emergency

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9.12

Biodiversity - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

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9.13

Working with the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee - National House Building Council

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9.14

The risk of UK heatwaves - British Red Cross

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9.15

Water supply to households in north Pembrokeshire

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9.16

Working with the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee - National Farmers' Union (NFU) Cymru

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10.

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Consideration of evidence heard under items 2,3, 7 and 8

Minutes:

10.1 Members considered the evidence heard during evidence sessions 2,3, 7 and 8.