Oral Assembly Questions tabled on 4 October 2017
for answer on 11 October 2017

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(Self-identifying Question no. shown in brackets)

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

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

1. Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on what plans the Welsh Government has to improve Wales's international connectivity? (OAQ51151)

 

2. Jayne Bryant (Newport West):Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the growth of the gig economy in Wales? (OAQ51143)

 

3. Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the Welsh Government's plans to drive forward the Welsh economy? (OAQ51162)

 

4. Leanne Wood (Rhondda):How does the Welsh Government intend to improve the public transport network of Wales? (OAQ51161)

 

5. Steffan Lewis (South Wales East):Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on rail infrastructure in Gwent? (OAQ51140) WITHDRAWN

 

6. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):What plans does the Welsh Government have to note the 300th anniversary of the birth of William Williams Pantycelyn this year? (OAQ51142W)

 

7. Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central): What consideration does the Cabinet Secretary give to sustainability when taking decisions in relation to transport? (OAQ51165)

 

8. Jeremy Miles (Neath):What role does the Welsh Government have in supporting Welsh businesses to trade with one another? (OAQ51157)

 

9. Mark Reckless (South Wales East): What is the Welsh Government doing to maximise the economic development benefits that will flow to south-east Wales following the UK Government's confirmation that the Severn bridge tolls will be abolished during 2018? (OAQ51158)

 

10. Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on Welsh Government support for the tourism industry? (OAQ51150) WITHDRAWN

 

11. David Rees (Aberavon):What published evidence is available in relation to the economic benefits that will come to Port Talbot if the Ministry of Justice goes ahead with plans to build a prison on Baglan industrial park? (OAQ51160)

 

12. Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Wales and Borders rail franchise? (OAQ51149) WITHDRAWN

 

13. Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): What is the Welsh Government doing to support small and medium-sized enterprises in west Wales? (OAQ51155)

 

14. Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr):Will the Cabinet Secretary outline what new policies the Welsh Government plans to bring forward to support medium-sized businesses? (OAQ51148)

 

15. Nick Ramsay (Monmouth):Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the impact of the abolition of the Severn bridge tolls on traffic levels on the M4? (OAQ51146)

 

To ask the Counsel General

1. Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What discussions has the Counsel General held with law officers regarding appointments to the Supreme Court? (OAQ51164W)

 

2. Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): What is the Counsel General's assessment of the constitutional implications of the Sewel Convention on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill? (OAQ51159)

 

3. Jayne Bryant (Newport West): What discussions has the Counsel General held regarding the implementation timetable for the Wales Act 2017? (OAQ51144)

 

4. Hefin David (Caerphilly): What discussions has the Counsel General held regarding increasing diversity in representations to the Supreme Court? (OAQ51152)

 

5. Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What discussions has the Counsel General held regarding the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill? (OAQ51163W)

 

6. Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales): What are the implications for Wales of adopting a distinctive justice system which is truly representative of Welsh needs? (OAQ51154)