Concise Minutes - Standards of Conduct Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Meeting time: 09.30 - 10.52
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4133


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Jayne Bryant AM (Chair)

Paul Davies AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

David J Rowlands AM

Witnesses:

David Cook, Welsh Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Mark Glover, Association of Professional Political Consultants

Anne Meikle, WWF Cymru

Anna Nicholl, Welsh Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Cathy Owens, Association of Professional Political Consultants

Committee Staff:

Meriel Singleton (Second Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)

Nia Moss (Researcher)

 

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Transcript

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

 

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

1.2        There were no apologies.

 

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2       Papers to note

 

2.1 The papers were noted.

 

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2.1   Lobbying: Briefing paper on Lobbying Registers in Ireland and the European Parliament

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2.2   Lobbying: Public Affairs Cymru - Code of Conduct on Lobbying

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3       Inquiry into Lobbying: Evidence Session 5

 

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Anna Nicholl, Director of Strategy and Sector Development, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA); David Cook, Policy and Engagement Officer, WCVA and Anne Meikle, Head, WWF Cymru, on the inquiry into lobbying.

 

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4       Lobbying: Evidence Session 6

 

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Glover, Chair of the Association of Professional Political Consultants (APPC) and Cathy Owens, Welsh Member of the APPC Management Committee, on the inquiry into lobbying.

4.2 Mark Glover agreed to send figures indicating the number of sanctions that have occurred over a period of time.

 

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

 

5.1 The motion was agreed.

 

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6       Inquiry into Lobbying: Consideration of evidence received

 

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.

 

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