Inquiry into the proposed abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board

The United Kingdom Government decided to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (‘the AWB’) in England and Wales.

 

The Welsh Government wanted to see it retained in Wales.

 

The Environment and Sustainability Committee decided to look into the proposed abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board. In particular, the Committee agreed to look at the opportunities that establishing a board for Wales could present.

 

A legislative consent memorandum in relation to the abolition of the AWB has also been debated in Plenary.

 

You can find details of the meetings at which this issue has been considered under the ‘Meetings’ tab above

 

Further information

 

The UK Government’s position is available from the DEFRA website.

 

The Welsh Government’s position is available from the Welsh Government’s website.

 

The legislative consent memorandum considered in Plenary.

 

For further information, please email the Clerk to the Environment and Sustainability Committee at es.comm@wales.gov.uk

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 31/03/2016

 

 

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