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Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013

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.

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Meeting: 03/02/2016 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 1)

1 Discussion of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Draft Report

Supporting documents:

  • Draft Active Travel Report

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee agreed the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Draft Report


Meeting: 28/01/2016 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 20/01/2016 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 - Scrutiny of the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Rhodri Griffiths, Deputy Director, Transport Policy, Planning and Partnerships

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Edwina Hart AM, the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Rhodri Griffiths answered questions from Members of the Committee.

2.2 The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport agreed to give a detailed breakdown of the £24 million which has been allocated for Active Travel in the budget.

2.3 The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport agreed to consider whether or not it is possible to assess the spending across all Government departments, health boards and local authorities on Active Travel.


Meeting: 07/10/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Active Travel Independent Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 01/10/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 9.)

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

 

1. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting

1, 8A, 8, 13, 14, 15A, 15B, 15, 21

2. Highways and road traffic duties

2, 16, 17, 22, 23

3. Promotion of walking and cycling

3*, 3A*, 12A, 12, 18A, 18B, 18, 19A, 19, 24A, 24

4. Active Travel Routes

26, 25

5. Meaning of ‘related facilities’ and ‘active travel journeys’

4, 5, 6, 7, 20

6. Ministerial approval of maps

9, 10, 11

7. Duty to review guidance

27

* These amendments will be disposed of in the order—3A, 3

 

Supporting Documents
Active Travel (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments

Groupings of Amendments



 

Decision:

The item started at 17.54

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting

1, 8A, 8, 13, 14, 15A, 15B, 15, 21

2. Highways and road traffic duties

2, 16, 17, 22, 23

3. Promotion of walking and cycling

3*, 3A*, 12A, 12, 18A, 18B, 18, 19A, 19, 24A, 24

4. Active Travel Routes

26, 25

5. Meaning of ‘related facilities’ and ‘active travel journeys’

4, 5, 6, 7, 20

6. Ministerial approval of maps

9, 10, 11

7. Duty to review guidance

27

Voting was taken in the order set out in the Marshalled List of Amendments:-

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

10

28

55

Amendment 3A was not agreed.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 26:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

Amendment 26 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 8A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

11

28

54

Amendment 8A was not agreed.

Amendment 8 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 9 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 12A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

10

28

55

Amendment 12A was not agreed.

Amendment 12 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 15A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

Amendment 15A was not agreed.

As amendment 15A was not agreed, amendment 15B fell.

Amendment 15 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 18A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

10

28

55

Amendment 18A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 18B:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

Amendment 18B was not agreed.

Amendment 18 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 19A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

10

28

55

Amendment 19A was not agreed.

Amendment 19 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 27:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

Amendment 27 was not agreed.

Amendment 20 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 21 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 22 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 24A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

10

28

55

Amendment 24A was not agreed.

Amendment 24 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 


Meeting: 01/10/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 10.)

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47. If the proposition is agreed:

 

Decision:

The item started at 19.02

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47. If the proposition is agreed:

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.26.


Meeting: 04/07/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

Continuance of Stage 2 of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill (provisional)

Minutes:

3.1 The item was cancelled due to the completion of Stage 2 proceedings during the morning meeting of the Committee.


Meeting: 04/07/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of Amendments

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Bill in the following order:

Sections 1 – 13

 

Marshalled List of Amendments: 4 July 2013

 

Groupings of Amendments: 4 July 2013

 

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Section 1:

 

Amendment 33 - Eluned Parrott

For

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

Eluned Parrott

Alun Ffred Jones

 

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

4

5

0

Amendment 33 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 1 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 2 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 2:

 

Amendment 3 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 4 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 5 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 47 – Byron Davies

For

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

Eluned Parrott

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

3

6

0

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 6 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 


Amendment 7B– Byron Davies

For

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

Eluned Parrott

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

3

6

0

Amendment 7B was not agreed.

 

Amendment 7A (Eluned Parrott) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 7 – John Griffiths

For

Against

Abstain

Eluned Parrott

Alun Ffred Jones

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

 

 

7

2

 

Amendment 7 as amended was agreed.

 

Amendment 8 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 9 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 10 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 34– Eluned Parrott

For

Against

Abstain

Byron Davies

Eluned Parrott

Alun Fred Jones

 

Nick Ramsay

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

3

6

0

Amendment 34 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 11 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 


Amendment 35– Eluned Parrott

For

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

Eluned Parrott

Alun Fred Jones

 

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

4

5

0

Amendment 35 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 12 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 13 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 14 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 3:

 

Amendment 36 – Eluned Parrott

For

Against

Abstain

Eluned Parrott

Alun Fred Jones

 

 

 

 

Nick Ramsay

Byron Davies

Joyce Watson

Keith Davies

Mike Hedges

Julie James

Julie Morgan

0

2

7

0

Amendment 36 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 15 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 16 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 17 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 18 (John Griffiths) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 37 (Eluned Parrott) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

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Meeting: 04/06/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.)

Motion to approve the Financial Resolution of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

NDM5252 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Active Travel (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Decision:

The item started at 17.46

NDM5252 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Active Travel (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 04/06/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.)

Motion to approve the General Principles of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

NDM5251 John Griffiths (Newport East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

The Active Travel (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 18 February 2013.

The report of the Enterprise and Business Committee on the Active Travel (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 24 May 2013.

Supporting Documents
The Active Travel (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Enterprise and Business Committee

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Decision:

The item started at 16.50

NDM5251 John Griffiths (Newport East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 22/05/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of the amended draft report

This is a provisional item that is dependent upon whether or not the Committee agrees the amended draft report prior to the meeting.

Minutes:

3.1 The item was cancelled due to the Committee’s agreement of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill Stage 1 draft report outside the meeting.


Meeting: 20/05/2013 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2.)

Final Draft Report Active Travel (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-14-13(p1) – Final Report

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 16/05/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the report, subject to minor revisions.


Meeting: 13/05/2013 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.1)

Consideration of the draft report on the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-13-13(p9) – Draft Report

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 02/05/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of Key Issues

Minutes:

 

2.2 The Committee considered the key issues that have arisen during its scrutiny of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 24/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 11

 

Minister for Culture and Sport

 

John Griffiths, AM Minister for Culture and Sport

 

Victoria Minshall-Jones, Bill Team Manager

 

John DC Davies, Lawyer

 

Minutes:

 

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the Minister in Charge of the Bill, John Griffiths AM, Minister for Culture and Sport.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 9

Dr Hugh Mackay, Member of the Executive, CTC Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Dr Hugh Mackay, Member of the Executive, CTC Cymru.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 8

Dr Kevin Golding-Williams, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Living Streets

Gwenda Owen, Community Engagement Officer, Ramblers Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Dr Kevin Golding-Williams, policy and Public Affairs Manager, Living Streets and Gwenda Owen, Community Engagement Officer, Ramblers Cymru.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 10

Jont Bulbeck, Team Leader, Recreation Access and Tourism, Natural Resources Wales

Ceri Davies, Executive Director, Knowledge, Strategy and Planning, Natural Resources Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Jont Bulbeck, Team Leader, Recreation Access and Tourism and Ceri Davies, Executive Director, Knowledge, Strategy and Planning – Natural Resources Wales.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 7

Dr Nicki Pease, BMA Cymru Wales

Dr Mark Temple, BMA Cymru Wales

Hugo Crombie, Public Health Analyst, Centre for Public Health, NICE

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee heard evidence from Dr Nicki Pease and Dr Mark Temple, BMA Cymru and Hugo Crombie, Centre for Public Health, NICE.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 4

Professor Colin G Pooley – Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Professor Colin G Pooley, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 6

Rhyan Berrigan, Policy Officer, Access and Transport, Disability Wales

Rhian Davies, Chief Executive, Disability Wales

Andrea Gordon, Engagement Manager, Guide Dogs Cymru

Peter Jones, Wales Policy Officer, Guide Dogs Cymru

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from Andrea Gordon, Engagement Manager Guide Dogs Cymru, Peter Jones, Wales Policy Officer, Guide Dogs Cymru, Rhian Davies, Chief Executive, Disability Wales and Rhyan Berrigan, Policy Officer, Access and Transport, Disability Wales.


Meeting: 18/04/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 5

Lee Waters, National Director, Sustrans Cymru

Jane Lorimer, Deputy Director, Sustrans Cymru

Matt Hemsley, Policy Advisor, Sustrans Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Lee Waters, National Director, Jane Lorimer, Deputy Director and Matt Hemsley, Policy Advisor - Sustrans Cymru.


Meeting: 15/04/2013 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3.)

Evidence in relation to the Active Travel (Wales) Bill

(3.00pm Indicative Time))

 

 

John Griffiths, Minister for Culture and Sport;

Victoria Marshall-Jones, Legislation Team Leader;

John Davies, Legal Services

 

 

http://www.senedd.assemblywales.org/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=5750


Meeting: 20/03/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 2

Welsh Local Government Association

Tim Peppin, Director of Regeneration and Sustainable Development
Jane Lee, Policy Officer, Europe and Regeneration

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Tim Peppin, Director of Regeneration and Sustainable Development, WLGA and Jane Lee, Policy Advisor, WLGA.


Meeting: 20/03/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 3

Regional Transport Consortia

 

Michael Whittaker, Executive Officer, Taith

Darren Thomas, Chair of Walking and Cycling Sub Group, SWWITCH

Matthew Gilbert, Chair of Active Travel Group, Sewta

Christian Schmidt, Planning Manager, Sewta

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of the Regional Transport Consortia: Michael Whittaker, Executive Officer, Taith; Darren Thomas, Chair of the Walking and Cycling Sub Group, SWWITCH; and Matthew Gilbert, Chair of Active Travel Group, Sewta.


Meeting: 06/03/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 1

 

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities

Victoria Minshall-Jones, Bill Team Manager

John DC Davies, Lawyer

 

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the Minister in charge of the Bill, Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities.

 

Action Points

 

The Minister agreed to provide the following:

 

·         Figures showing the changes in the number of people walking and cycling for recreational purposes since the introduction of Welsh Government initiatives;

 

·         A note providing more details about financial consolidation for the delivery of the Bill and other travel initiatives.


Meeting: 20/02/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Active Travel (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Approach to Scrutiny

Minutes:

 

2.1 The Committee agreed its approach to and framework for the scrutiny of the Active Travel (Wales) Bill and agreed to launch a public consultation on Friday 22 February.


Meeting: 04/07/2012 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

Technical briefing session on the Active Travel White Paper

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received a briefing on the Active Travel White Paper from government officials.


Meeting: 30/05/2012 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Active Travel White Paper

Supporting documents:

  • EBC(4)-17-12 Paper 3 - Active Travel White Paper

Minutes:

Member’s discussed the Active Travel White Paper. Further discussions will be scheduled.


 

 

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