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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd. View directions

Note: 20(v2) 

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Transcript: Transcript for 28/09/2016 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

(45mins)

1.

Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Education

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

Questions 1 and 3 - 10 were asked.  Question 2 was not asked. Questions 7 and 8 were answered by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Cabinet Secretary after Question 2.

(10mins)

2.

Questions to the Counsel General

Minutes:

The item started at 14.16

Both questions were asked.

(30mins)

3.

Statement by the Chair of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee on the Committee’s approach to its remit and how it plans to engage with the public in Wales

Minutes:

The item started at 14.30

(60mins)

4.

Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)

NDM6088

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales)

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to take decisive action to tackle bovine TB by committing to use the most effective measures to control and eradicate bovine TB and ensuring that testing and movement restrictions are proportionate to the disease status of an area.

 

Supported by:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy)
Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central)
Adam Price (Camrarthen East and Dinefwr)
Mark Isherwood (North Wales)
Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Dwyfor-Meirionnydd)
David Melding (South Wales Central)
Russell George (Montgomeryshire)
Nick Ramsay (Monmouth)
Mohammad Asghar (South Wales East)

Minutes:

The item started at 14.52

NDM6088

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales)

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to take decisive action to tackle bovine TB by committing to use the most effective measures to control and eradicate bovine TB and ensuring that testing and movement restrictions are proportionate to the disease status of an area.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30mins)

5.

Plaid Cymru Debate

NDM6103 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Believes that the Welsh Government should retain the nursing bursary as part of a wider programme to support more people from low income backgrounds into careers in the Welsh NHS.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.49

NDM6103 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Believes that the Welsh Government should retain the nursing bursary as part of a wider programme to support more people from low income backgrounds into careers in the Welsh NHS.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30mins)

6.

Plaid Cymru Debate

NDM6104 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that the supporting people programme is protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly.

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
 
Delete all and replace with:

Calls on the Welsh Government to:

(a) ensure that the supporting people programme is protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly.

(b) ensure that the key preventative services provided alongside the supporting people programme by the homelessness prevention budget and the housing transition fund are protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly; and

(c) recognise that this funding helps people to live independently, saves lives, saves money for statutory services and provides a platform for other sources of funds to be deployed into prevention work.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.15

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM6104 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that the supporting people programme is protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

36

49

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Delete all and replace with:

Calls on the Welsh Government to:

(a) ensure that the supporting people programme is protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly.

(b) ensure that the key preventative services provided alongside the supporting people programme by the homelessness prevention budget and the housing transition fund are protected from any financial cuts over the term of this Assembly; and

(c) recognise that this funding helps people to live independently, saves lives, saves money for statutory services and provides a platform for other sources of funds to be deployed into prevention work.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

34

50

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

As the Assembly did not agree the motion without amendment, and did not agree the amendment tabled to the motion, the motion was therefore not agreed.

(60mins)

7.

Welsh Conservatives Debate

NDM6102 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Believes that the First Minister's Programme for Government does not provide the confidence or detail required to improve the life chances of people in communities across Wales.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to outline how it intends to deliver its Programme for Government within its budget.
 
'The Welsh Government's Programme for Government'

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)
 
Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that Plaid Cymru's Programme for Opposition sets out a more ambitious and comprehensive agenda for Wales during the fifth Assembly.

'Programme for Opposition'

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.39

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM6102 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Believes that the First Minister's Programme for Government does not provide the confidence or detail required to improve the life chances of people in communities across Wales.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to outline how it intends to deliver its Programme for Government within its budget.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

34

50

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that Plaid Cymru's Programme for Opposition sets out a more ambitious and comprehensive agenda for Wales during the fifth Assembly.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

40

50

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

As the Assembly did not agree the motion without amendment, and did not agree the amendment tabled to the motion, the motion was therefore not agreed.

8.

Voting time

Minutes:

The item started at 17.37

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(30mins)

9.

Short Debate

NDM6105 Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)

Future challenges for the care sector in Wales

 

Minutes:

The item started at 17.40

NDM6105 Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)

Future challenges for the care sector in Wales

 

 

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