By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing for us to set a small number of cookies. Cookie policy

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd. View directions

Note: 6(v4) 

Senedd.TV: View the webcast

Transcript: Transcript for 15/06/2016 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.

 

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

 

The first 8 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport

The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.

 

View Questions

Minutes:

The item started at 14.16

 

Questions 1 – 2 and 4 – 7 were asked. Question 3 was withdrawn. Questions 1 and 7 were answered by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Minister after Question 2.

(5 mins)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 16.1 to establish an interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs

NDM6023 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

The National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 16.1:

 

Establishes an Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 21 and to consider any other constitutional, legislative or governmental matter within or relating to the competence of the Assembly or the Welsh Ministers, including the quality of legislation.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.04

 

NDM6023 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

The National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 16.1:

 

Establishes an Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 21 and to consider any other constitutional, legislative or governmental matter within or relating to the competence of the Assembly or the Welsh Ministers, including the quality of legislation.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(5 mins)

4.

Motion to Elect Members to a Committee

NDM6028 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.3, elects:

 

(i) Huw Irranca-Davies (Welsh Labour), Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Plaid Cymru), David Melding (Welsh Conservatives) and Michelle Brown (United Kingdom Independence Party) as members of the Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs; and

 

(ii) David Melding as Chair of the Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.04

 

NDM6028 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.3, elects:

 

(i) Huw Irranca-Davies (Welsh Labour), Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Plaid Cymru), David Melding (Welsh Conservatives) and Michelle Brown (United Kingdom Independence Party) as members of the Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs; and

 

(ii) David Melding as Chair of the Interim Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Affairs.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

5.

Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)

NDM6020

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)

Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Dwyfor Meirionnydd)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Believes that Wales would be stronger, safer and more prosperous if it were to remain a part of the European Union.

 

Supported by:

David Melding (South Wales Central) R

Minutes:

The item started at 15.06

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

NDM6020

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)

Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Dwyfor Meirionnydd) 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Believes that Wales would be stronger, safer and more prosperous if it were to remain a part of the European Union.

Supported by:

David Melding (South Wales Central) R

For

Abstain

Against

Total

44

0

9

53

The motion was agreed.

(60 mins)

6.

Welsh Conservatives Debate

NDM6021 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes the immense achievement of the Welsh national football team in participating in the current Euro 2016 championships in France.


2. Recognises the role Wales's involvement in the tournament could

play in encouraging participation in sport, improving public health levels and creating an ongoing legacy for our elite athletes.

 

3. Expresses concern at the findings of the recent Welsh Government Health Survey, which emphasised the scale of the public health challenges facing Wales and identified that 24 per cent of adults are classified as obese and 59 per cent of adults classified as overweight or obese.

 

4. Believes that the Welsh Government must work with governing bodies and key partners to utilise events such as Wales's qualification to, and participation in, the Euro 2016 finals, to improve public health and inspire greater participation in physical activity.

 

The following amendment has been tabled

 

Amendment 1 - Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

Insert as new point 4 and renumber accordingly:

 

Regrets cuts to grassroots sports in Wales.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.01

 

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM6021 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Notes the immense achievement of the Welsh national football team in participating in the current Euro 2016 championships in France.


2. Recognises the role Wales's involvement in the tournament could

play in encouraging participation in sport, improving public health levels and creating an ongoing legacy for our elite athletes.

 

3. Expresses concern at the findings of the recent Welsh Government Health Survey, which emphasised the scale of the public health challenges facing Wales and identified that 24 per cent of adults are classified as obese and 59 per cent of adults classified as overweight or obese.

 

4. Believes that the Welsh Government must work with governing bodies and key partners to utilise events such as Wales's qualification to, and participation in, the Euro 2016 finals, to improve public health and inspire greater participation in physical activity.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

0

10

55

The motion without amendment was agreed.

(60 mins)

7.

Plaid Cymru Debate

NDM6022 Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)
 
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
 
1. Notes the publication of the Wales Bill;

 

2. Regrets the omission of the devolution of policing;

 

3. Regrets the failure to establish a distinct or separate legal jurisdiction; and

 

4. Regrets the lost opportunity to devolve the administration of justice.

 

The following amendment has been tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

Delete all after point 1 and replace with:

 

Welcomes the Bill as a foundation for a fuller constitutional settlement.

 

Commends the statements of both the Welsh Government and the UK Government to cooperate during the legislative process to achieve the best outcome for the people of Wales.

 

Believes that the Bill offers the opportunity to bring greater balance to the British constitution and so strengthen the Union.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.56

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM6022 Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)
 
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
 
1. Notes the publication of the Wales Bill;

2. Regrets the omission of the devolution of policing;

3. Regrets the failure to establish a distinct or separate legal jurisdiction; and

4. Regrets the lost opportunity to devolve the administration of justice.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

16

55

The motion without amendment was agreed.

8.

Voting time

Minutes:

The item started at 17.55

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(30 mins)

9.

Short Debate

NDM6024 Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales):

 

Delivering a smarter energy future for Wales: Energy policy priorities for the new Welsh Government.

Minutes:

The item started at 17.58

NDM6024 Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales):

Delivering a smarter energy future for Wales: Energy policy priorities for the new Welsh Government.

 

 

You are in :

  1. Home
  2. Assembly Business

Partners & Help