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

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.17

(60 mins)

3.

Statement by the First Minister: The Programme for Government Annual Report

Decision:

The item started at 14.35

 

At 15.31, proceedings were suspended for 10 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Qualifications Wales Bill.

(180 mins)

4.

Stage 3 Debate on the Qualifications 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. Transparency and strengthening of provisions

36, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 29

 

2: Principal aims of Qualifications Wales

2, 45

 

3: Drafting and textual matters

3, 37, 20, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 1

 

4: Recognition of Awarding Bodies

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

 

5: Awarding of approved qualifications

12, 13, 14, 19, 21, 22, 23, 35

 

6: Commercial activities and charging fees

41, 42, 26, 43

 

7: Apprenticeships: Issuing Authorities

46, 44

 

8: Subordinate legislation

32

 

9: Consequential amendments to other legislation

38, 39, 40

 

Supporting Documents

Qualifications Wales Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled List of Amendments

Grouping of Amendments

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.41

 

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.

 

Amendment 36 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 45:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

25

49

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

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

 

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

 

Amendment 37 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

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

 

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 18:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

9

0

48

Amendment 18 was agreed.

 

Amendment 19 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

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

 

Amendment 24 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 41:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

25

49

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

Amendment 42 was not moved.

 

Amendment 25 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 26 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 28:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

9

0

48

Amendment 28 was agreed.

 

Amendment 29 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 43:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

Amendment 43 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 30 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

9

0

48

Amendment 31 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 46:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

25

49

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 32:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

0

15

48

Amendment 32 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

10

48

Amendment 33 was agreed.

 

Amendment 34 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 35 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 38 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 39 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 40 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

Amendment 1 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 44:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

25

49

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

 

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

 

In accordance with Standing Order 26.48, the Deputy Presiding Office agreed for a motion without notice to be moved for Stage 4 debate of the Qualifications Wales Bill.

(15 mins)

5.

Stage 4 Debate on the Qualifications Wales Bill

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may with the agreement of the Presiding Officer propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.48.

 

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.48 motion to approve the Qualifications Wales Bill.

 

Supporting Documents
Qualifications Wales Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.04

 

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.48 motion to approve the Qualifications Wales Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

6.

Voting Time

Decision:

There was no voting time.

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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