Concise Minutes - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 15 May 2017

Meeting time: 14.30 - 15.56
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4096


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Huw Irranca-Davies AM (Chair)

Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM

Nathan Gill AM

Dai Lloyd AM

David Melding AM

Witnesses:

Sir Derek Jones, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Tanwen Summers (Second Clerk)

Ruth Hatton (Deputy Clerk)

Alys Thomas (Researcher)

Gareth Howells (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 9

 

The Committee took evidence from Sir Derek Jones, former Permanent Secretary to the Welsh Government.

 

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

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3.1   SL(5)100 - The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 2017

 

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

 

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4       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

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4.1   SL(5)090 - The Education (Postgraduate Master’s Degree Loans) (Wales) Regulations 2017

 

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the National Assembly in line with the reporting points.

The Committee noted that the Welsh Government has given an undertaking to respond to the reporting points.

The Committee agreed to consider the Government response at its next meeting.

 

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4.2   SL(5)102 - The Environmental Impact Assessment (Land Drainage Improvement Works) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

 

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the National Assembly in line with the draft report.

The Committee noted that proposed correspondence with committee in Westminster about bilingual subordinate legislation, has been put on hold until after the General Election.

 

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5       Paper to note

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5.1   Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

 

The Committee noted the correspondence.

 

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

 

The motion was agreed.

 

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7       Stronger voice for Wales Inquiry: Consideration of evidence

 

The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

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8       Forward Work Programme

 

The Committee considered and agreed the revised forward work programme.

 

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