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Decision details

Plaid Cymru Debate

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


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  • Opposition party debates on a topic of their choice;

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The item started at 16.59


Voting on the motion and amendments under this item was deferred until Voting Time.


A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:


NDM5686 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)


To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:


1. Notes that Wales has historically made a substantial contribution to the UK's energy portfolio.


2. Regrets the provisions within the UK Government's Infrastructure Bill that will allow fracking companies to drill beneath Welsh homes without permission from property owners.


3. Believes that energy should be fully devolved to the National Assembly for Wales and that the Welsh Government should have the power to block fracking.


4. Calls on the Welsh Government to do everything within its power to prevent fracking from taking place in Wales until it is proven to be safe in both an environmental and public health context.










The motion without amendment was agreed.

Publication date: 04/02/2015

Date of decision: 04/02/2015

Decided at meeting: 04/02/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly



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