Votes and Proceedings - Plenary

Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Meeting time: 13.30
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Record of Proceedings

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1       Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Education

The item started at 13.30

The first 9 questions were asked. Question 5 was answered by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.




2       Questions to the Counsel General

The item started at 14.19

The 3 questions were asked.




3       Topical Questions

No questions were tabled.




4       90 Second Statements


The item started at 14.34

Darren Millar made a statement on the 35th anniversary of the end of the Falklands war.

Nathan Gill made a statement on bowel cancer.




5       Debate seeking the Assembly's agreement to introduce a Member Proposed Bill – The Autism (Wales) Bill

The item started at 14.38

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until voting time.

NDM6304 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.91:

Agrees that Paul Davies AM may introduce a Bill to give effect to the information included in the Explanatory Memorandum tabled on 4 May 2017 under Standing Order 26.91A.

The result was as follows:









The motion was agreed.




6       Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)

The item started at 15.41


Julie Morgan (Cardiff North)
Hefin David (Caerphilly)
Dai Lloyd (South West Wales)
Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
Mark Isherwood (North Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Congratulates the staff in the NHS in Wales for treating and curing an unprecedented number of patients with Hepatitis C.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to confirm their commitment to the World Health Organisation eradication date of 2030.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to consider new operational guidelines to support the NHS to work towards the eradication of Hepatitis C in Wales.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.




7       Debate on the Report by the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee: The Big Picture: The Committee's Initial Views on Broadcasting in Wales

The item started at 16.27

NDM6329 Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the report of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee, 'The Big Picture – The Committee's Initial views on Broadcasting in Wales', which was laid in the Table Office on 1 February 2017.

2. Agrees that S4C, having accepted the committee's recommendation to this effect, should lay before the Assembly annual reports and audited statements of accounts.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.




8       Voting time

The item started at 17.11




9       Short Debate

The item started at 17.12

NDM6328 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

Wales in the World – developing Wales' international links.






The meeting concluded at 17.38

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Tuesday, 20 June 2017