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Brexit and the environment: A look at how the UK legislatures’ Committees are preparing. Part 4- UK Parliament: The House of Lords

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This series of four blog posts provides an update on committee activity relating to the potential impacts of Brexit on environmental and agricultural policy across the UK legislatures. It also explores areas that will have impact on these policy areas including international trade, immigration and any potential changes to devolution settlements.

This series sign-posts to committee inquiries held during the summer and autumn and will cover 1) The National Assembly for Wales, 2) The Scottish Parliament, 3) The House of Commons and 4) The House of Lords (with recognition that Northern Ireland Assembly Committees remain dissolved).

This final post covers the House of Lords and follows the previous article exploring the House of Commons.

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Brexit and the environment: A look at how the UK legislatures’ Committees are preparing. Part 3- UK Parliament: The House of Commons

Darllenwch yr erthygl yma yn Gymraeg | View this post in Welsh

This series of four blog posts provides an update on committee activity across the UK legislatures relating to the potential impacts of Brexit on environmental and agricultural policy. It also explores matters that will have impact on these policy areas including international trade, immigration and any potential changes to devolution settlements.

This series sign-posts to committee inquiries held during the summer and autumn and will cover 1) The National Assembly for Wales, 2) The Scottish Parliament, 3) The House of Commons and 4) The House of Lords (with recognition that Northern Ireland Assembly Committees remain dissolved).

This post covers the House of Commons and follows yesterday’s article exploring the Scottish Parliament.

The next post will explore the work of the House of Lords.

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Brexit and the environment: A look at how the UK legislatures’ Committees are preparing. Part 2- The Scottish Parliament

Darllenwch yr erthygl yma yn Gymraeg | View this post in Welsh

This series of four blog posts provides an update on committee activity across the UK legislatures relating to the potential impacts of Brexit on environmental and agricultural policy. It also explores areas that will have impact on these policy areas including international trade, immigration and any potential changes to devolution settlements.

This series sign-posts to committee inquiries held during the summer and autumn and will cover 1) The National Assembly for Wales, 2) The Scottish Parliament, 3) The House of Commons and 4) The House of Lords (with recognition that Northern Ireland Assembly Committees remain dissolved).

This post covers the Scottish Parliament and follows yesterday’s article exploring the National Assembly for Wales.

The next post will explore the work of the House of Commons.

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Brexit and the environment: A look at how the UK legislatures’ Committees are preparing. Part 1- The National Assembly for Wales

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This series of four blog posts provides an update on committee activity across the UK legislatures around the potential impacts of Brexit on environmental and agricultural policy. It also explores areas that will have indirect effects including devolution, trade and immigration. This series sign-posts to committee inquiries from over the summer/autumn and will cover 1) The National Assembly for Wales, 2) The Scottish Parliament, 3) The House of Commons and 4) The House of Lords (with recognition that Northern Ireland Assembly Committees remain dissolved).

This first post covers the National Assembly for Wales.

The next post will explore the work of the Scottish Parliament.

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Turning the tide: Committee inquiry into Marine Protected Areas

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In December 2016 the Climate, Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee launched its inquiry into the effectiveness of Marine Protected Area management in Wales and the potential implications of Brexit. The Assembly will debate the inquiry report Turning the tide? Report of the inquiry into the Welsh Government’s approach to Marine Protected Area management’ in Plenary on 8 November.

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New Publication: The food and drink industry in Wales

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The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths AM, is due to make an oral statement on the food and drink industry in the Assembly on 7 November.

This briefing provides an overview of the food and drink industry in Wales, including key facts about the economic importance of the sector, and targets for its growth. It details Welsh Government strategy for the industry, outlines recent progress on delivering the strategy, and highlights areas likely to be affected by the UK’s exit from the European Union. It also outlines support available for businesses in the food and drink industry.

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How resilient is Wales? Findings from the Welsh Government’s Well-being of Wales report.

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What is the Well-being of Wales Report 2016-2017?

The Welsh Government recently published the first annual Well-being of Wales, 2016-2017 report (25 September 2017) as a requirement of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. The report details the current position and recent progress towards achieving the 7 well-being goals of the Act. Building upon the Act, Prosperity for All – the National Strategy sets out the aims of the Welsh Government and the steps needed to achieve them. The Well-being statement 2017 explains this and lays out the revised 12 well-being objectives for this government term. The key findings of the Well-being of Wales report are provided on the Welsh Government’s website.

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