Concise Minutes - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 8 May 2017

Meeting time: 10.30 - 15.43
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4095


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Huw Irranca-Davies AM (Chair)

Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM

Nathan Gill AM

Dai Lloyd AM

David Melding AM

Witnesses:

Mick Antoniw AM, Counsel General for Wales

Dylan Hughes, Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Welsh Government

Jeff Godfrey, Welsh Government

Rt. Hon. Rhodri Morgan, Former First Minister

Diane Dunning, Welsh Government

Rt Hon the Lord Peter Hain

Committee Staff:

P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Tanwen Summers (Second Clerk)

Gerallt Roberts (Deputy Clerk)

Ruth Hatton (Deputy Clerk)

Alys Thomas (Researcher)

Gareth Howells (Legal Adviser)

Lisa Salkeld (Legal Adviser)

 

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Transcript

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1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

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2       A stronger voice for Wales inquiry: Evidence session 7

 

The Committee took evidence from the Rt.Hon Lord Hain.

 

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3       A stronger voice for Wales inquiry: Evidence session 8

 

The Committee took evidence from the Rt.Hon Rhodri Morgan.

The Committee agreed to write to the Rt.Hon Rhodri Morgan seeking further evidence.

 

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for items 5 and 6 only

 

The motion was agreed.

 

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5       A stronger voice for Wales inquiry: Consideration of evidence

 

The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

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6       A stronger voice for Wales inquiry: Update on the timetable for the inquiry

 

The Committee considered the timetable for the inquiry and agreed the updated timetable.

 

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7       Codification and consolidation of Welsh law: Evidence session 1

 

The Committee took evidence form the Counsel General.

 

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8       UK Government's White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill': Evidence session 1

 

The Committee took evidence from the Counsel General.

 

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9       Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

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9.1   SL(5)091 - The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

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9.2   SL(5)092 - The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

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9.3   SL(5)093 - The Town and Country Planning (Trees) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.4   SL(5)094 - The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.5   SL(5)095 - The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement Notices and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.6   SL(5)096 - The Town and Country Planning (Referred Applications and Appeals Procedure) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.7   SL(5)097 - The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2017

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9.8   SL(5)099 - The Commons Act 2006 (Correction, Non-Registration or Mistaken Registration) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.9   SL(5)101 - The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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9.10SL(5)103 - The Seed Potatoes (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

 

The Committee considered the instruments and was content.

 

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10   Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.7

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10.1SL(5)098 - Statutory Guidance - Historic Environment Records in Wales: Compilation and Use

 

The Committee considered the guidance and agreed to write to and invite the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government to give evidence to the Committee on the use of ‘may’ ‘should’ and ‘must’ in guidance.

 

The Committee agreed to report to the Assembly in line with the draft report.

 

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11   Papers to note

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11.1Written Statement: Progress update on the work of the Justice Stakeholder Group

 

The Committee noted the written statement.

 

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11.2Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and the Welsh Language

 

The Committee noted the correspondence.

 

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11.3Inquiry into the Great Repeal Bill and its implications for Wales: Correspondence from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

 

The Committee noted the correspondence.

 

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11.4Committee's response to the Procedure Committee of the House of Commons' inquiry into delegated powers in the 'Great Repeal Bill'

 

The Committee noted the response and the report of the House of Commons Procedure Committee.

 

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12   Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

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13   Codification and consolidation of Welsh law: Consideration of evidence

 

The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

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14   UK Government's White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill': Consideration of evidence

 

The committee considered the evidence.

 

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15   Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill: Draft report

 

The Committee considered the draft report.

 

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