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Agenda and decisions

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Items
Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

 

View Questions

 

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

The first 8 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 2.

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.20

(30 mins)

3.

Statement by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism: The Welsh Government Response to the Report of the Expert Review of Libraries

Decision:

The item started at 14.30

(30 mins)

4.

The Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014

NDM5649 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

 

Approves that the draft The Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 18 November 2014.

 

Supporting Documents
The Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee – no reporting points

Decision:

The item started at 15.11

 

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

 

NDM5649 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

 

Approves that the draft The Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 18 November 2014.

 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

0

5

51

The Motion was agreed.

 

(15 mins)

5.

The Keeping and Introduction of Fish (Wales) Regulations 2014

NDM5650 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

 

Approves that the draft The Keeping and Introduction of Fish (Wales) Regulations 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 18 November 2014.

 

Supporting Documents

The Keeping and Introduction of Fish (Wales) Regulations 2014

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.43

 

NDM5650 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

 

Approves that the draft The Keeping and Introduction of Fish (Wales) Regulations 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 18 November 2014.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

6.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Modern Slavery Bill - provisions relating to child trafficking advocates, guidance about identifying and supporting victims and presumption of age

NDM5645 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Modern Slavery Bill, relating to child trafficking advocates, guidance about identifying and supporting victims and presumption of age, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

A Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 05 November 2014 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(i).

 

A copy of the Bill can be found on the Parliament website:

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/modernslavery.html

 

Supporting Document
Legislative Consent Memorandum

Report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee

Decision:

The item started at 15.48

 

NDM5645 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Modern Slavery Bill, relating to child trafficking advocates, guidance about identifying and supporting victims and presumption of age, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

A Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 05 November 2014 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(i).

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

7.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Serious Crime Bill

NDM5646 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Serious Crime Bill, relating to child cruelty in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

A Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 11 November 2014 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(i).

 

A copy of the Bill can be found on the Parliament website:

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/seriouscrime.html

 

Supporting Documents

Legislative Consent Memorandum

Report of the Children, Young People and Education Committee

Decision:

The item started at 15.53

 

NDM5646 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Serious Crime Bill, relating to child cruelty in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

A Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 11 November 2014 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(i).

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

8.

Debate: The Final Budget 2015-16

NDM5651 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25:

 

Approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2015-16 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 2 December 2014.

 

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

 

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

 

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

 

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

 

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

 

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

 

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

an Explanatory Note on changes between Draft Budget proposals and the Annual Budget.


Supporting Document

The Annual Budget for the financial year 2015-16

Report of the Finance Committee

Welsh Government response to recommendations in the Finance Committee Report: Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2015-16

 

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.01

 

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

 

NDM5651 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25:

 

Approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2015-16 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 2 December 2014.

 

Footnote:

 

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

 

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

 

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

 

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

 

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

 

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).

 

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 

an Explanatory Note on changes between Draft Budget proposals and the Annual Budget.

 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

4

22

52

The Motion was agreed.

 

(60 mins)

9.

Debate on the General Principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill

NDM5652 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

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

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill.

 

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 7 July 2014.

 

The report of Environment and Sustainability Committee on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 28 November 2014.

 

Supporting Documents

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Environment and Sustainability Committee

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Decision:

The item started at 16.44

 

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

 

NDM5652 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

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

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill.

 

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 7 July 2014.

 

The report of Environment and Sustainability Committee on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 28 November 2014.

 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

15

52

The Motion was agreed.

(5 mins)

10.

Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill

NDM5653 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Well-being of Future Generations (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 17.45

 

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

 

NDM5653 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Well-being of Future Generations (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 result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

0

16

51

The Motion was agreed.

11.

Voting Time

Decision:

The item started at 17.43

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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