Committee Details

Environment and Sustainability Committee


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The Committee was established on 22 June 2011 with a remit to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing: the maintenance, development and planning of Wales’s natural environment and energy resources.


Next meeting: 1 May 2014






Current Inquiries





The committee is not currently examining any proposed legislation.



Committee Sub Groups

Completed work


There are no current sub-groups.


The following groups were dissolved in December 2013, on the conclusion of negotiations in Europe:



The Committee’s publications can be accessed using these links:






See a video of the feedback sessions from the stakeholder workshop discussing the key issues of the inquiry into Sustainable Land Management


Draft Planning (Wales) Bill - The Committee has written to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration


Work programme for Summer 2014 - the Committee has agreed its work programme for Summer 2014. You can view this in full on the forward work programme webpage. In summary, the Committee will be looking at:

  • Sustainable land management
  • Public Forest Estate in Wales
  • Energy Efficiency / Fuel Poverty
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change
  • Waste


Dates for your diaries – you can view the Environment and Sustainability Committee’s calendar, download meeting dates in a variety of formats, or view the forward work programme webpage.


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Last updated: 9 April 2014





Contact information

Clerk: Alun Davidson. 029 2089 8639

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Phone: 029 2089 8639

Fax: 029 2089 8021


Web site: http://@seneddEnv


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