Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3994


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1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.30

The first 10 questions were asked. Question 1 and 4 were grouped together for answer.  The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2, Paul Davies spoke on behalf of the Leader of the Welsh Conservatives.

 

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Urgent Question 1

The item started at 14.16

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Minister make a statement over plans to merge elements of National Museums Wales with Cadw?EAQ(5)0053(EI)

 

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Urgent Question 2

The item started at 14.31

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East):Will the First Minister make a statement on the implications for Wales of the Prime Minister’s proposed EU law repeal Bill? EAQ(5)0189(FM)

 

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2       Business Statement and Announcement

The item started at 14.41

 

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3       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure: The M4 Corridor around Newport Project

The item started at 15.00

 

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4       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government: Update on Local Government Reform

The item started at 15.39

 

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5       WITHDRAWN: Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure: The National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

 

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6       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport: Improving Care for Major Health Conditions

The item started at 16.28

 

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7       The Government of Wales Act 1998 (Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales) (Amendment) Order 2016

The item started at 17.06

NDM6106 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft The Government of Wales Act 1998 (Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales) (Amendment) Order 2016 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 13 September 2016.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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8       Debate: Government Priorities and the Legislative Programme

The item started at 17.08

Voting on the motion and amendments under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM6107 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 11.21(ii):

Notes the Welsh Government’s priorities and legislative programme.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that the Programme for Government and the legislative programme do not inspire the necessary confidence or detail required to improve the life chances of people and communities across Wales.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

29

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that Plaid Cymru's Programme for Opposition sets out a more ambitious and comprehensive agenda for Wales during the fifth Assembly.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

39

50

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

Amendment 3. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the lack of performance measures contained in the Programme for Government that would allow both the National Assembly and Welsh citizens to evaluate the Welsh Government's progress on priorities.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

29

51

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

Amendment 4. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the Programme for Government makes no reference to the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, and the Welsh Government's failure to outline measures it intends to introduce in order to address the consequences of this decision for Wales.

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

29

51

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

Amendment 5. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the lack of detail contained in the Programme for Government regarding the measures the Welsh Government will introduce in order to achieve the priorities outlined within it.

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

29

51

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

Amendment 6. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to plan its legislative programme to ensure that enough time is made available for the scrutiny of bills by the National Assembly.

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

51

0

0

51

Amendment 6 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM6107 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 11.21(ii):

1.Notes the Welsh Government’s priorities and legislative programme.

2.Calls on the Welsh Government to plan its legislative programme to ensure that enough time is made available for the scrutiny of bills by the National Assembly.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

0

50

The motion as amended was agreed.

 

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9       Voting Time

 

The item started at 17.59

 

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The meeting concluded at 18.02

 

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 5 October 2016

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