Agenda - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Meeting time: 13.30
 


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   Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.

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   Questions to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip (in respect of her portfolio responsibilities)

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip after Question 3.

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   Questions to the Assembly Commission

(0 mins)                                                                                                           

No questions tabled.

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   Topical Questions

(20 mins)                                                                                                         

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Following the latest in a long line of local bank closure announcements, what action is the Welsh Government taking to introduce a Public Bank in accordance with the research conducted by the Public Policy Institute for Wales?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide assurances that Pinewood remains fully committed to continue operating its current studio in Wales, in light of the lack of information provided by the Welsh government in response to a series of written questions on this matter?

To ask the First Minister

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the postponement of new energy powers under the Wales Act 2017?

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   90 Second Statements

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

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   Debate on a Member's Legislative Proposal

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM6596 David Melding (South Wales Central)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes a proposal for a Bill to increase citizen participation in policy making in Wales.

2. Notes that the purpose of this Bill would be to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public services.

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   Debate on the 'Port Talbot Community Against the Super Prison' Petition

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM6604 David J. Rowlands (South Wales East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the petition ‘P-05-781 Port Talbot Community Against the Super Prison’ which received 8,791 signatures.

P-05-781 Port Talbot Community Against the Super Prison

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   Plaid Cymru debate

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM6605 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the strong links between Wales and Catalonia dating back from the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War.

2. Notes the vote of the Parliament of Catalonia to hold a referendum on self-determination.

3. Regrets the heavy-handed response by the Spanish Government and the resulting detention of elected Catalan representatives in prison.

4. Supports the right of parliaments in the European Union to make decisions for the future of their citizens.

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   Plaid Cymru debate

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM6606 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Believes that the six-week application time for universal credit claimants will cause hardship during the Christmas period.

2. Reaffirms that the universal credit system is fundamentally flawed.

3. Calls on the UK Government to take mitigating steps to speed up universal credit payments, and avoid sanctions, over the Christmas period.

4. Calls on the Welsh Government to seek the same administrative responsibility over social security as the Scottish Government.

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Delete all and replace with:

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the principle behind universal credit is widely supported, providing the right support for jobseekers, and of course putting proper care in place for people who cannot work.

2. Welcomes the wide-ranging package announced in the UK Government’s budget to address concerns around the transition to universal credit.

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

Amendment 2. Julie James (Swansea West)

Delete point 4 and replace with:

Recognises that were the Welsh Government to take on administrative responsibility for social security without substantial additional funding from the UK, this would simply impose new financial burdens on the Welsh Government while raising unfulfillable expectations that the Welsh Government could afford to make more generous provision for claimants.

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   Voting Time

                                                                                                                          

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   Short Debate

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM6601 Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy)

A call for GPs to undertake routine screening for type-1 diabetes in children and young people

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The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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