Oral Assembly Questions tabled on 11 October 2017
for answer on 18 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 Environment and Rural Affairs

1. Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government’s priorities for the farming industry in Wales? (OAQ51203)

 

2. Jeremy Miles (Neath): What role does the Cabinet Secretary envisage for local authorities in generating and distributing energy in Wales? (OAQ51212)

 

3. Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide further detail on how stakeholders beyond management authorities can contribute to the development of the marine protected area management priority action plan? (OAQ51185)

 

4. Mark Isherwood (North Wales): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the benefits that access to waterways brings to Wales? (OAQ51188)

 

5. Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the review of designated landscapes in Wales? (OAQ51197)

 

6. Mike Hedges (Swansea East): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the problem of non-native invasive species in Wales? (OAQ51178)

 

7. Lynne Neagle (Torfaen): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline what support is available to protect the most vulnerable households in Wales from fuel poverty this winter? (OAQ51209)

 

8. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline the Welsh Government's priorities for the agricultural industry in west Wales? (OAQ51180)

 

9. Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What steps is the Cabinet Secretary taking to encourage young people into the farming industry? (OAQ51191)W

 

10. Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline what planning measures are in place to protect flood-risk areas in Wales? (OAQ51198)

 

11. Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): What work is the Welsh Government undertaking to tackle fuel poverty in Wales? (OAQ51193)

 

12. Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): Will the Cabinet Secretary challenge DEFRA to change its stance on the post-movement testing rules surrounding the movement of cattle from the low TB area of Wales into the low-risk area of England? (OAQ51184)

 

13. John Griffiths (Newport East): What further steps will the Cabinet Secretary take to improve air quality in Wales? (OAQ51214)

 

14. Hefin David (Caerphilly): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on how the planning system can be used to build new homes? (OAQ51211)

 

15. David J Rowlands (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the funding barriers preventing renewable energy from reaching its potential in Wales? (OAQ51194)

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children

1. Hannah Blythyn (Delyn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the support that is in place for Communities First employees? (OAQ51205)

 

2. Jayne Bryant (Newport West): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the impact of the UK Government's welfare reforms on south-east Wales? (OAQ51201)

 

3. Rhianon Passmore (Islwyn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the progress being made in meeting the Welsh housing quality standard? (OAQ51196)

 

4. Mark Isherwood (North Wales): What role does the Welsh Government play in the rehabilitation of offenders in Wales? (OAQ51179)

 

5. David Rowlands (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline the Welsh Government's priorities for ex-service people in Wales, following his discussions with the armed services expert group? (OAQ51192)

 

6. Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What will be the next stage in removing the defence of reasonable punishment in Wales? (OAQ51199) WITHDRAWN

 

7. Lynne Neagle (Torfaen): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline what support is available from the Welsh Government to enable parents to develop positive parenting techniques? (OAQ51208)

 

8. Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the use of notices served under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 in Wales? (OAQ51195)

 

9. Sian Gwenllian (Arfon): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on Welsh Government efforts to tackle child poverty? (OAQ51207)W

 

10. Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the rollout of universal credit in Wales? (OAQ51186)

 

11. Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the scale and scope of modern-day slavery in Wales? (OAQ51200)

12. Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the national housing pathway for ex-service personnel? (OAQ51183)

13. Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the benefits of the Flying Start programme? (OAQ51182)

14. Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the rights of children to have access to both of their parents? (OAQ51215)

 

15. Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the performance of Rent Smart Wales? (OAQ51190)