Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Documents published by the Committee


No. J19, Wednesday 19 July 2017 (private)

Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]


The committee decided at its meeting on 19 July 2017 to carry out a detailed scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB].

The committee also decided to publish this letter from the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten T.D., regarding this bill:

More information is available on the committee's Legislation Referred to the Committee page.


No. J18, Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the
General Scheme of the
Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017
and
Retransmission Fees



The committee meeting on 11 July 2017 considered the general scheme and retransmission fees and heard evidence from a number of witnesses.

The committee intends to hold a further meeting on this general scheme and retransmission fees with platform operators, provisionally arranged for 3 October 2017.

The committee also decided to publish the following letter from Mr. Tony Hanway, CEO Virgin Media Ireland, in relation to the general scheme:


General Scheme of the
Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017
and
Retransmission Fees

Published by the Joint Comittee 30 June 2017

  1. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Minister - Chairman-Scanned
  2. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Minister - Chairman
  3. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017
  4. General Scheme Broadcasting -Amendment- Bill 2017 - Briefing Note
  5. Retransmission Fees - Briefing Note

No. J17, Tuesday, 04 July 2017 Session A

Engagement with the Chairman Designate
of the Digital Hub Development Agency



No. J17, Tuesday, 04 July 2017 Session B

Oversight of BAI (Broadcasting Authority of Ireland)



J16, Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Session A

Decarbonising Transport
The key role of alternative fuels and technologies,
including Electric Vehicles


  1. Officials from:
    1. Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE)
    2. Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTaS)
    3. 20170620-EV-1 DTTaS DCCAE Opening Statement
    4. Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport publishes National Policy Framework on Alternative Transport Fuels Infrastructure - 2017 to 2030 on Wednesday 31 May 2017 (Link)
  2. SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland)
    20170620-EV-2 SEAI Opening Statement
  3. ‌Commission for Energy Regulation
    20170620-EV-3 CER Presentation
  4. ESB (Electricity Supply Board)
    20170620-EV-4 ESB Opening Statement
  5. GAS Networks Ireland (GNI)
    1. 20170620-EV-5 GNI Opening Statement
    2. 20170620-EV-5 GNI Future of Transport
    3. 20170620-EV-5 GNI Renewable Gas
  6. Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI)
    20170620-EV-6 SIMI Opening Statement
  7. Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA)
    1. 20170620-EV-7 IRHA Discussion Points
    2. 20170620-EV-7 IRHA NGVA Emissions
  8. Irish Electric Vehicle Owners Association (IEVOA)
    1. 20170620-EV-8 IEVOA Opening Statement
    2. 20170620-EV-8 IEVOA Policy Summation
    3. 20170620-EV-8 IEVOA Presentation

J16, Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Session B

Oversight of CER (Commission for Energy Regulation)



J15, Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Oversight of ComReg (Commission for Communications Regulation)



J14, Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Review of Ireland's
Electricity Grid Development Strategy 2017
and the proposed
Celtic Interconnector (Ireland - France)
in the context of Brexit



J12, Tuesday 28 February 2017

Clean Energy for all Europeans package
and
The effect of the proposed withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit)
on the energy market in Ireland


Representatives from certain State bodies


J11, Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Clean Energy for all Europeans package
and
The effect of the proposed withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit)
on the energy market in Ireland


Officials from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

  • 20170214 DCCAE Opening Statement Clean Energy Package
    • Kevin Brady, Principal, Strategic Energy Policy Division
    • Úna Nic Giolla Choille, Principal, Electricity & Gas Regulation Division
    • Rebecca Minch, Principal, Energy Efficiency & Affordability Division
    • Eamonn Confrey, Principal, Decarbonisation Policy & Coordination Division
    • Michael Goodwin, Principal, Energy Security & Infrastructure Division
    • Dr. John O’Neill, Principal, Climate Policy Division

J10, Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Full Media Merger Examination
Celtic Media Newspapers Limited,
and
INM plc (lndependent News & Media Holdings Limited)

Call for submission on full media merger examination of the proposed acquisition of CMNL Limited, formerly Celtic Media Newspapers Limited, by INM plc (lndependent News & Media Holdings Limited) by the BAI (Broadcasting Authority of Ireland).


Witnesses


See also


J06, Tuesday, 22 November 2016 | video recording 22 November 2017

Funding Public Service Broadcasting


For further documents see Funding Public Service Broadcasting.


J05, Tuesday 8 November 2016 | video recording 8 November 2017

Funding Public Service Broadcasting


For further documents see Funding Public Service Broadcasting.


J04, 25 October 2016

 EU Regulations re Greenhouse Gas Emissions


AGENDA: Further scrutiny of COM(2016)479 (the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework) and COM(2016)482 (binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030)

The chairman welcomed the following witnesses:

Note: "PP" indicates PowerPoint format file, otherwise PDF format.


J01, Thursday, 8 September 2016 | Video Recording 8 September 2016

Digital Single Market

EU Commission Vice President for the Digital Single Market

Mr. Andrus Ansip


    1. Opening statement: 20160908 EU Commission VP Open Statement Digital Single Market
    2. Other useful documents
      1. 20160908 Committee Secretariat summary note re the Digital Single Market
      2. 20160908 Department of the Taoiseach note re the Digital Single Market
      3. 20160908 DCCAE note re the Digital Single Market
 

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