Agenda - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Meeting time: 13.30
 


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1       Questions to the First Minister

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

 

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

View Questions

 

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2       Business Statement and Announcement

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

 

View Business Statement and Announcement

 

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3       Statement by the First Minister: The EU (Withdrawal) Bill -WITHDRAWN

(0 mins)

                                                                                                                          

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Motion to suspend Standing Orders to allow the next item of business to be debated

 

NNDM6373 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Orders 33.6 and 33.8:

 

Suspends Standing Order 12.20(i), 12.22(i) and that part of Standing Order 11.16 that requires the weekly announcement under Standing Order 11.11 to constitute the timetable for business in Plenary for the following week, to allow NNDM6374 to be considered in Plenary on Tuesday, 18 July 2017.

 

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4       Debate: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

 

NNDM6374

Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes the UK Government’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

 

2. Believes:

 

a) it is wholly unacceptable in its current form; and

 

b) all necessary steps must be taken to protect the interests of Wales and the constitutional position and powers of the National Assembly, including the publication of a continuity bill.

 

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1. Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales)

 

Delete point 2 and replace with:

 

Believes that the UK Government's European Union (Withdrawal) Bill proves no threat to the current devolution settlement.

 

[If amendment 1 is agreed, amendment 2 will be de-selected]

 

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

Delete point 2 and replace with:

 

Recognises that the parliaments and assemblies of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are part of the modern democratic settlement of the United Kingdom and should be fully engaged with the future makeup of a vibrant UK post-Brexit.

 

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5       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure: Rail Services and Metro Procurement

(45 mins)

                                                                                                                          

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6       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government: Local Government Reform

(45 mins)

                                                                                                                          

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7       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure: The Development Bank of Wales

(45 mins)

                                                                                                                          

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8       Debate: The General Principles of the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

 

NDM6367 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill.

The Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 13 March 2017.

The report by the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee on the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 7 July 2017.

Supporting Documents
Report of the Finance Committee
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

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9       Debate: The Financial Resolution in respect of the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

 

NDM6368 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69 arising in consequence of the Bill.

 

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10   Debate: The First Supplementary Budget 2017-18

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

 

NDM6353 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the First Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2017-18 laid in the Table Office and emailed to Assembly Members on Tuesday, 27 June 2017.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i) the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii) the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii) a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv) a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

(v) a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

- a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting document:

Report of the Finance Committee, 14 July 2017

 

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11   Debate: Stage 4 of the Trade Union (Wales) Bill

(15 mins)                                                                                                         

 

NDM6372 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Trade Union (Wales) Bill

'Trade Union (Wales) Bill'

 

Supporting Documents
Trade Union (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

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12   Voting Time

                                                                                                                          

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The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 19 July 2017

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