Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 30 January 2020

Meeting time: 09.20 - 12.40
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5931


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mike Hedges AM (Chair)

Andrew RT Davies AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Neil Hamilton AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Daniel Alchin, Energy UK

Jenny Boyce, E.ON

Crispin Jones, Arbed am Byth

Rajni Nair, Citizens Advice

David Weatherall, Energy Saving Trust

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Andrea Storer (Deputy Clerk)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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2       Fuel Poverty -  evidence session 5

2.1 The Committee received evidence from Daniel Alchin, Energy UK; and Jenny Boyce, E.ON.

2.2 E.ON agreed to provide the Committee with a note detailing the Welsh Local Authorities that they have relationships with.

2.3 Energy UK agreed to provide the Committee with a note outlining relationships and partnerships their members have with stakeholders in Wales.

 

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3       Fuel Poverty - evidence session 6

3.1 The Committee received evidence from Crispin Jones, Arbed am Byth; Rajni Nair, Citizens Advice; and David Weatherall, Energy Saving Trust.

3.2 The Energy Saving Trust agreed to contact British Gas to provide the Committee with further details on the delivery of the Nest scheme.

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4       Paper(s) to note

4.1 The Committee noted the papers.

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4.1   Correspondence from the Chair to the Business Committee - Scrutiny of the draft National Development Framework

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4.2   Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs - follow up to November 2019 Ministerial scrutiny session

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4.3   Correspondence from Minister Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs - Environmental principles and governance post Brexit

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

5.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

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6       Consideration of evidence received under items 2 and 3

6.1 Members discussed the evidence received under items 2 and 3.

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7       Consideration of the Committee's draft report on scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2020-21

7.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report on the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2020-21 subject to a few minor amendments.

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