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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y_Senedd. View directions

Note: 47(v3) 

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Transcript: Transcript for 31/01/2017 - Plenary

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:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

Questions 1- 9 were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

Urgent Question 1

The item started at 14.20

 

To the Minister for Skills and Science:

 

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline the support that the Welsh Government is providing following the closure of the Department of Work and Pensions’ office in Llanelli, leading to the loss of 146 jobs?

Urgent Question 2

The item started at 14.27

To the First Minister:

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): What assessment has the First Minister made of the impact on dual nationality Welsh Muslims of the announcement by the US President of a 90 day travel ban on nationals from several majority-Muslim countries?

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 14.44

(60 mins)

3.

Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government: Local Government Reform

Minutes:

The item started at 15.02

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education: The Hazelkorn Review of Welsh Education

Minutes:

The item started at 16.04

(15 mins)

5.

The Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Regulations 2017

NDM6218 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 Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Regulations 2017 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 12 December 2016.

Supporting Documents
The Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Regulations 2017
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.51

NDM6218 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 Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Regulations 2017 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 12 December 2016.


The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

6.

The Welsh Language Standards (No. 6) Regulations 2017

NDM6219 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 Welsh Language Standards (No.6) Regulations 2017 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 15 December 2016.

Supporting Documents
The Welsh Language Standards (No.6) Regulations 2017
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee
Report of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.57

 

NDM6219 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 Welsh Language Standards (No.6) Regulations 2017 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 15 December 2016.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

7.

Debate: The Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016, including the Welsh Ministers' Interim Report on Equality 2016

NDM6217 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

1. Recognises the progress made in partnership with other public bodies and the third sector to promote greater equality in Wales, as demonstrated in the Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016 and Welsh Ministers' Interim Report on Equality 2016, and

2. Reaffirms the Assembly's commitment to making Wales a fairer, more equal nation.

Supporting Document
'Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016 and Welsh Ministers' Interim Report on Equality 2016'

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

Add as a new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to clarify the progress made in relation to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, Part 2 Code of Practice, which requires local authorities to work in partnership with people to co-produce the solutions to meet their personal well-being outcomes.

'Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014, Part 2 Code of Practice'

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to implement effective action plans relating to progress in promoting equality in Wales, with measurable objectives and outcomes created for all future reports.

Minutes:

The item started at 17.10

 

NDM6217 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

 

1. Recognises the progress made in partnership with other public bodies and the third sector to promote greater equality in Wales, as demonstrated in the Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016 and Welsh Ministers' Interim Report on Equality 2016, and

 

2. Reaffirms the Assembly's commitment to making Wales a fairer, more equal nation.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

Add as a new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to clarify the progress made in relation to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, Part 2 Code of Practice, which requires local authorities to work in partnership with people to co-produce the solutions to meet their personal well-being outcomes.


The amendment was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Voting on the motion and the remaining amendments under this item was deferred until voting time.

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire):

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to implement effective action plans relating to progress in promoting equality in Wales, with measurable objectives and outcomes created for all future reports.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

28

51

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

 

NDM6217 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

 

1. Recognises the progress made in partnership with other public bodies and the third sector to promote greater equality in Wales, as demonstrated in the Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016 and Welsh Ministers' Interim Report on Equality 2016, and

 

2. Reaffirms the Assembly's commitment to making Wales a fairer, more equal nation.

 

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to clarify the progress made in relation to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, Part 2 Code of Practice, which requires local authorities to work in partnership with people to co-produce the solutions to meet their personal well-being outcomes.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

The motion as amended was agreed.

8.

Voting Time

Minutes:

The item started at 18.10

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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