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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd

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Items
Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the Minister for Education and Skills

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

Questions 1 – 2, 4 – 6 and 8 -15 were asked.  Questions 2, 5 and 10 were grouped together for answer.  Questions 1, 4 and 9 were answered by the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology. Questions 3 and 7 were withdrawn.

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Decision:

The item started at 14.20

 

Questions 1 - 4 and 6 -15 were asked. Question 5 was withdrawn.

(60 mins)

3.

Debate seeking the Assembly's agreement to introduce a Member Proposed Bill on Minimum Nurse Staffing Levels (Kirsty Williams)

NDM5402 Kirsty Williams (Brecon and Radnorshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.91:

 

Agrees that Kirsty Williams may introduce a Bill to give effect to the pre-ballot information tabled on 15 April 2013 under Standing Order 26.90.

 

The pre-ballot information can be accessed on the following link:

 

http://www.assemblywales.org/bus-home/bus-legislation/bill_ballots/bill-046.html

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.02

 

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

 

NDM5402 Kirsty Williams (Brecon and Radnorshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.91;

 

Agrees that Kirsty Williams may introduce a Bill to give effect to the pre-ballot information tabled on 15 April 2013 under Standing Order 26.90.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

12

0

51

The motion was agreed.

(60 mins)

4.

Welsh Conservatives Debate

NDM5444 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes concerns expressed by Sir Bruce Keogh regarding waiting times and mortality rates within the Welsh NHS.

 

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to urgently commission an independent review into Welsh hospitals with mortality rates which are higher than average.

 

The following amendments have been tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Calls on the Welsh Government to review the remit and functions of Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, in light of the concerns raised regarding waiting times and mortality rates in the Welsh NHS.

 

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Calls on the Welsh Government to outline what steps it has taken to review the performance of hospitals with Risk Adjusted Mortality Index (RAMI) data that is higher than expected.

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.55

 

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM5444 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes concerns expressed by Sir Bruce Keogh regarding waiting times and mortality rates within the Welsh NHS.

 

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to urgently commission an independent review into Welsh hospitals with mortality rates which are higher than average.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

31

51

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Calls on the Welsh Government to review the remit and functions of Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, in light of the concerns raised regarding waiting times and mortality rates in the Welsh NHS.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Calls on the Welsh Government to outline what steps it has taken to review the performance of hospitals with Risk Adjusted Mortality Index (RAMI) data that is higher than expected.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

51

0

0

51

Amendment 2 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

 

NDM5444 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes concerns expressed by Sir Bruce Keogh regarding waiting times and mortality rates within the Welsh NHS.

 

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to urgently commission an independent review into Welsh hospitals with mortality rates which are higher than average.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to outline what steps it has taken to review the performance of hospitals with Risk Adjusted Mortality Index (RAMI) data that is higher than expected.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

The motion as amended was not agreed.

(60 mins)

5.

Plaid Cymru Debate

NDM5441 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Recognises Wales's historic success as a centre for innovation and industry;

 

2. Recognises the centrality of an export-based strategy for future economic success;

 

3. Believes new approaches are necessary to assess export capacity; and

 

4. Supports efforts to maximise the potential of indigenous businesses to expand and create employment and prosperity.

 

The following amendments have been tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

In point 1, delete all after ‘success’ and replace with ‘as a nation of entrepreneurship, creativity, industry, social and economic innovation’

 

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Delete point 2 and replace with:

 

Recognises the importance of export, inward investment and trade within the UK to any strategy for economic success for Wales.

 

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Insert as new point 3 and renumber accordingly:

 

Recognises the importance of Wales’s membership of the European Union to Welsh businesses and its export potential, with 44% of Wales’s exports going to other EU member states.

 

Amendment 4 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

In point 3, delete all after ‘believes’ and replace with ‘the Welsh Government must develop new approaches to assess export capacity; and’

 

Amendment 5 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

In point 4, delete ‘indigenous businesses’ and replace with ‘businesses based in Wales’.

Decision:

The item started at 16.52

 

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM5441 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Recognises Wales's historic success as a centre for innovation and industry;

 

2. Recognises the centrality of an export-based strategy for future economic success;

 

3. Believes new approaches are necessary to assess export capacity; and

 

4. Supports efforts to maximise the potential of indigenous businesses to expand and create employment and prosperity.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

34

0

17

51

The motion without amendment was agreed.

Voting Time

 

The item started at 17.46

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(30 mins)

6.

Short Debate

NDM5445 William Graham (South Wales East)

 

 The Newport Medieval Ship – Scuttled in 1469 and 2014?

 

Increasing awareness and the unique historical significance of this vessel to secure its conservation and display in Newport.

Decision:

The item started at 17.50

 

NDM5445 William Graham (South Wales East)

 

The Newport Medieval Ship – Scuttled in 1469 and 2014?

 

Increasing awareness and the unique historical significance of this vessel to secure its conservation and display in Newport.

 

 

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