Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
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1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.30

The first 9 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

 

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2       Statement by the First Minister: EU Transition

The item started at 14.16

 

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Urgent Questions

Urgent Question 1

 

The item started at 15.12

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

 

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Minister explain why Main Port Engineering in Pembrokeshire went into administration despite having received a £650,000 grant from the Welsh Government?

 

 

Urgent Question 2

 

The item started at 15.30

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being and Sport:

 

Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):Will the Minister make a statement on the future of paediatric services at Withybush Hospital?

 

 

Urgent Question 3

 

The item started at 15.40

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

 

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales):Will the First Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government’s support for a third runway at Heathrow?

 

 

Urgent Question 4

 

The item started at 15.51

To the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children:

Lee Waters (Llanelli):What representations has the Welsh Government made to the UK Government regarding the Home Office’s decision not to launch an inquiry into the events at Orgreave?

 

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3       Business Statement and Announcement

The item started at 16.02

 

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4       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport: The Parliamentary Review into Health and Care Services

The item started at 16.33

 

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5       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport: Specialist and Critical Care Centre

The item started at 17.00

 

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6       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children: 20,000 Affordable Homes Target

The item started at 17.28

 

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7       Statement by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language: Update on the Ministerial Taskforce for the Valleys

The item started at 17.58

 

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8       POSTPONED UNTIL 22 NOVEMBER: Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure: Focus on Exports

 

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9       POSTPONED UNTIL 15 NOVEMBER: Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport: Winter Preparedness

 

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10   Debate: The Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 2015-2016

The item started at 18.31

NDM6127 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 2015-16, 'Towards a Fairer Wales'.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

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Calls upon the Welsh Government to work with Trade Unions and the Equality and Human Rights Commission to better promote the rights of young expectant and new mothers at work.

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

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Notes the establishment of a gender identity clinic for Wales achieved by Plaid Cymru in negotiations on the 2017-18 budget.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

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Notes the seven key challenges that need to be addressed in Wales over the next five years, as identified by the Commission, and that it will require the substantial efforts of public, private and third-sector organisations and of individuals to reduce these challenges.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

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Welcomes recognition by the Commission of the need to empower and engage with the voluntary and community sector.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

NDM6127 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

1. Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 2015-16, 'Towards a Fairer Wales'.

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to work with Trade Unions and the Equality and Human Rights Commission to better promote the rights of young expectant and new mothers at work.

3. Notes the establishment of a gender identity clinic for Wales achieved by Plaid Cymru in negotiations on the 2017-18 budget.

4. Notes the seven key challenges that need to be addressed in Wales over the next five years, as identified by the Commission, and that it will require the substantial efforts of public, private and third-sector organisations and of individuals to reduce these challenges.

5. Welcomes recognition by the Commission of the need to empower and engage with the voluntary and community sector.

The motion as amended was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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11   Voting Time

There was no voting time

 

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The meeting concluded at 19.13

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 2 November 2016

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