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NDM 6246 Debate: The Estyn Annual Report 2015-16

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Meeting: 07/03/2017 - Plenary (Item 6)

Debate: International Women's Day

NDM6247 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Celebrates International Women's Day 2017 and recognises the role, contribution and achievements of women in the economic, political, social and cultural life of Wales.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new points at end of motion:

Notes that women remain under-represented in leadership positions and regrets that only 4 per cent of the CEOs of the top 100 businesses in Wales and 31 per cent of board members of major WGSBs are women.

Calls on the Welsh Government to commit to reaching the 40 per cent threshold of gender balance of women on WGSBs and to increase the number of women that are chairs and on advisory panels of WGSBs.

Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the median hourly pay gap between men and women in Wales in 2015 was 14.6 per cent.

Amendment 3. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that 29 per cent of women working in Wales earned below the living wage, compared to 20.5 per cent of men, based on the hourly living wage of £8.25 as at April 2016.

Amendment 4. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that gender parity in Wales would be improved if healthy relationships lessons became compulsory in schools.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 17.07

NDM6247 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Celebrates International Women's Day 2017 and recognises the role, contribution and achievements of women in the economic, political, social and cultural life of Wales.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new points at end of motion:

Notes that women remain under-represented in leadership positions and regrets that only 4 per cent of the CEOs of the top 100 businesses in Wales and 31 per cent of board members of major WGSBs are women.

Calls on the Welsh Government to commit to reaching the 40 per cent threshold of gender balance of women on WGSBs and to increase the number of women that are chairs and on advisory panels of WGSBs.

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the median hourly pay gap between men and women in Wales in 2015 was 14.6 per cent.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Amendment 3. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that 29 per cent of women working in Wales earned below the living wage, compared to 20.5 per cent of men, based on the hourly living wage of £8.25 as at April 2016.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Voting on the motion and the remaining amendment under this item were deferred until Voting Time.


Amendment 4. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that gender parity in Wales would be improved if healthy relationships lessons became compulsory in schools.

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

33

53

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

 

NDM6247 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1.Celebrates International Women's Day 2017 and recognises the role, contribution and achievements of women in the economic, political, social and cultural life of Wales.

2.Notes that women remain under-represented in leadership positions and regrets that only 4 per cent of the CEOs of the top 100 businesses in Wales and 31 per cent of board members of major WGSBs are women.

3.Calls on the Welsh Government to commit to reaching the 40 per cent threshold of gender balance of women on WGSBs and to increase the number of women that are chairs and on advisory panels of WGSBs.

4.Regrets that the median hourly pay gap between men and women in Wales in 2015 was 14.6 per cent.

5.Regrets that 29 per cent of women working in Wales earned below the living wage, compared to 20.5 per cent of men, based on the hourly living wage of £8.25 as at April 2016.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

1

0

53

The motion as amended was agreed.

 


Meeting: 07/03/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Debate: The Estyn Annual Report 2015-16

NDM6246 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the annual report for 2015-16 of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

A copy of the report was laid in the Table Office on 28 February 2017.

Supporting Document
The annual report for 2015-16 of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the quality and variability of teaching still remains one of the weakest aspects of provision across sectors in the Welsh education system.

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the education system is still not meeting the needs of all learners.

Amendment 3. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that leadership is the most significant factor affecting school improvement and calls upon the Welsh Government to bring forward more detailed information on the establishment of the National Academy of Educational Leadership, including its finances, targets, and how leaders will be able to access its support.

Amendment 4. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the relative poor performance of the pupil referral units inspected in 2015-16, of which none were identified with excellent practice and all four were placed in a statutory category of follow up, and calls on the Welsh Government to address weaknesses in provision, leadership and management as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

The item started at 16.25

 

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

NDM6246 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the annual report for 2015-16 of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the quality and variability of teaching still remains one of the weakest aspects of provision across sectors in the Welsh education system.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the education system is still not meeting the needs of all learners.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

Amendment 3. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that leadership is the most significant factor affecting school improvement and calls upon the Welsh Government to bring forward more detailed information on the establishment of the National Academy of Educational Leadership, including its finances, targets, and how leaders will be able to access its support.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

53

0

0

53

Amendment 3 was agreed.

Amendment 4. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the relative poor performance of the pupil referral units inspected in 2015-16, of which none were identified with excellent practice and all four were placed in a statutory category of follow up, and calls on the Welsh Government to address weaknesses in provision, leadership and management as a matter of urgency.

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

53

0

0

53

Amendment 4 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM6246 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1.Notes the annual report for 2015-16 of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

2.Notes that leadership is the most significant factor affecting school improvement and calls upon the Welsh Government to bring forward more detailed information on the establishment of the National Academy of Educational Leadership, including its finances, targets, and how leaders will be able to access its support.

3.Regrets the relative poor performance of the pupil referral units inspected in 2015-16, of which none were identified with excellent practice and all four were placed in a statutory category of follow up, and calls on the Welsh Government to address weaknesses in provision, leadership and management as a matter of urgency.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

53

0

0

53

The motion as amended was agreed.

 


 

 

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