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Proposals to amend Standing Orders

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 10/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion to amend Standing Orders

NDM6825 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 24, 25 and 27 – Section 116C Orders’, laid in the Table Office on 2 October 2018; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 24, 25 and 27, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Supporting Document
Letters from Constitutional  and Legislative Affairs Committee to the Llywydd and the Welsh Government

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.33

NDM6825 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 24, 25 and 27 – Section 116C Orders’, laid in the Table Office on 2 October 2018; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 24, 25 and 27, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 03/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 5)

Motion to amend Standing Orders

NDM6817 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Amending Standing Orders: Implementation of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018’ laid in the Table Office on 26 September 2018.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 21 and 27, and to introduce new Standing Orders 30B and 30C, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Supporting Documents
Report of the Business Committee
Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - The Powers in the EU (Withdrawal) Bill to make subordinate legislation - operational matters

Minutes:

The item started at 15.11

NDM6817 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Amending Standing Orders: Implementation of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018’ laid in the Table Office on 26 September 2018.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 21 and 27, and to introduce new Standing Orders 30B and 30C, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.
The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 14/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion to amend Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B in relation to the Requirement for Justice Impact Assessments (s110A of the Act)

NDM6689 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

 

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B – Requirement for Justice Impact Assessments (s110A of the Act)’, laid in the Table Office on 7 March 2018. 

 

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee, to take effect from the 1 April 2018. 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.17

NDM6689 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B – Requirement for Justice Impact Assessments (s110A of the Act)’, laid in the Table Office on 7 March 2018. 

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee, to take effect from the 1 April 2018. 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 14/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 5)

Motion to amend Standing Order 20 in relation to the Statement on the Draft Budget Proposals

NDM6690 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

 

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 20 – Statement on the Draft Budget Proposals’, laid in the Table Office on 7 March 2018.

 

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 20, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.17

NDM6690 Elin Jones (Ceredigion) 

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee, ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 20 – Statement on the Draft Budget Proposals’, laid in the Table Office on 7 March 2018.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 20, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 18/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Motion to amend Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B in relation to Super-majorities for Assembly Bills

NDM6535 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B – Super-majorities for Assembly Bills' laid in the Table Office on 11 October 2017; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.43

NDM6535 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B – Super-majorities for Assembly Bills' laid in the Table Office on 11 October 2017; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion to amend Standing Orders 11, 12 and 13 in relation to the Wales Act 2017 and the Secretary of State for Wales

NDM6511 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 11, 12 and 13 - The Wales Act 2017 and the Secretary of State for Wales' laid in the Table Office on 20 September 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 11, 12 and 13, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 14.31

NDM6511 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Orders 11, 12 and 13 - The Wales Act 2017 and the Secretary of State for Wales' laid in the Table Office on 20 September 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 11, 12 and 13, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Motion to amend Standing Order 26 in relation to Committee Bills

NDM6512 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 26 – Committee Bills' laid in the Table Office on 20 September 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 26, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 14.30

NDM6512 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 26 – Committee Bills' laid in the Table Office on 20 September 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 26, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 05/04/2017 - Plenary (Item 4)

Motion to amend Standing Order 12 in relation to Topical Questions

NDM6287 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 12 – Topical Questions and Urgent Questions' laid in the Table Office on 29 March 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 11 and 12, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

NDM6287 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 12 – Topical Questions and Urgent Questions' laid in the Table Office on 29 March 2017.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 11 and 12, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 28/03/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Impact of the Wales Act 2017 on the Assembly’s Standing Orders

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 18

Minutes:

Business Managers considered a paper on the impact of the Wales Act 2017 on the Assembly’s Standing Orders regarding the Secretary of State’s participation in proceedings, in particular around the debate on the UK government’s legislative programme. The Committee also considered how the debate on the Welsh Government’s legislative programme might be given a higher profile in future and agreed that Commission and Welsh Government officials should discuss options for future consideration.

 

Business Managers were invited to consult with their groups on these issues and return to the paper at a future meeting.


Meeting: 28/03/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 21/03/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Proposals to amend Standing Orders in relation to Topical Questions and Urgent Questions

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 23

Minutes:

Business Managers considered a draft report on the proposed changes to Standing Order 12 for introducing Topical Questions and revising the criteria for Urgent Questions.

 

Business Managers agreed the report, subject to one change to the draft guidance, and to table a motion to revise Standing Orders for debate on 5 April 2017.

 

Business Managers also agreed to review the new procedure in the autumn term, including the amount of time allocated and when they are scheduled.


Meeting: 21/03/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 08/03/2017 - Plenary (Item 4)

Motion to amend Standing Order 23 in relation to Public Petitions

NDM6250 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 23 – Public Petitions' laid in the Table Office on 28 February 2017; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 23, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.04

NDM6250 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 23 – Public Petitions' laid in the Table Office on 28 February 2017; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 23, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 28/02/2017 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Proposals to amend Standing Order 23 - Public Petitions

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 30

Minutes:

Business Managers considered a draft report on the proposed changes to Standing Order 23 for changing the current procedure for Public Petitions arrangements.

 

Business Managers agreed the report and to table a motion to revise Standing Orders for debate on 8 March 2017.


Meeting: 28/02/2017 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 14/02/2017 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 10/01/2017 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 10/01/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Letter from the Counsel General to the Llywydd regarding Consolidation Bills

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 39

Minutes:

The Business Committee noted a letter from the Counsel General regarding his response to the Law Commission on its report on ‘Form and Accessibility of the Law Applicable to Wales’.

 

In light of the Law Commission’s findings the Counsel General indicated in his letter that he was content to resume the process of introducing a procedure for Consolidation Bills, which Welsh Government and Assembly Commission Officials begun in May 2014.

 

Business Managers indicted that they were content to resume co-operating on proposals for amending Standing Orders to include a procedure for the consideration of Consolidation Bills and to write to the CLA Committee informing them of this decision.


Meeting: 13/12/2016 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Papers to Note


Meeting: 23/11/2016 - Plenary (Item 5)

Motion to amend Standing Order 26 in relation to Member Bills

NDM6169 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 26 – Member Bills’ laid in the Table Office on 15 November 2016; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 26, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.11

NDM6169 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 26 – Member Bills’ laid in the Table Office on 15 November 2016; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 26, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

The Presiding Officer will hold the first ballot on 25th January 2017.  The Table Office will contact Members with details on how to enter the ballot.


Meeting: 15/11/2016 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Proposals to amend Standing Order 26 - Member Bills

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 46

Minutes:

Business Managers considered a revised draft report on the proposed changes to Standing Order 26 for changing the current procedure for introducing Member Bills.

 

Business Managers agreed the report and to table a motion to revise Standing Orders for debate on 23 November.


Meeting: 15/11/2016 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Standing Orders


Meeting: 05/07/2016 - Plenary (Item 3)

Motion in accordance with Standing Order 17.2T in respect of Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister

NDM6057 Elin Jones (Ceredigion):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.2T, resolves that Standing Orders 17.2A to 17.2S (election of committee chairs) shall not apply in relation to the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister.

Minutes:

The item started at 14.49

 

NDM6057 Elin Jones (Ceredigion):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.2T, resolves that Standing Orders 17.2A to 17.2S (election of committee chairs) shall not apply in relation to the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 28/06/2016 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion to amend Standing Order 17 in relation to Operation of Committees

NDM6047 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 17 – Operation of Committees' laid in the Table Office on 21 June 2016; and

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 17, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

Supporting Documents
Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 17 – Operation of Committees’

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.12

 

NDM6047 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

 

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 17 – Operation of Committees' laid in the Table Office on 21 June 2016; and

 

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 17, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


 

 

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