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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd. View directions

Note: 92(v3) 

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Transcript: Transcript for 04/10/2017 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

Record of Proceedings

(45 mins)

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.

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Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

Questions 1–2 and 4–8 were asked. Question 3 was withdrawn. Question 6 was 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.

 

(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.

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Minutes:

The item started at 14.18

Questions 1–2 and 4–7 were asked. Question 3 was withdrawn. Questions 6 and 7 were answered by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Cabinet Secretary and the Minister after question 2.

 

 

(20 mins)

3.

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the announcement that Ford Bridgend will lose contracts with Jaguar Land Rover post 2020?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the announcement that Ford Bridgend will lose contracts with Jaguar Land Rover post 2020?

(5 mins)

4.

90 Second Statements

Minutes:

The item started at 15.19

Elin Jones made a statement paying tribute to the late artist Aneurin Jones.

Suzy Davies made a statement on Swansea’s shortlisted bid for the UK City of Culture 2021.

Julie Morgan made a statement on the unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Cardiff Bay.

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Chair of the Finance Committee: Introduction of a Committee proposed Bill – Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The item started at 15.24

(60 mins)

6.

Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)

NDM6509

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)

David Melding (South Wales West)

Mike Hedges (Swansea East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Recognises the need to mitigate global warming and support the Paris Accord of the 21st Conference of the Parties ('the Paris Agreement') by cutting carbon emissions and notes that this aligns with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

2. Notes that the sustainable development principle was embedded in the Assembly by the Government of Wales Act 1998.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to commission further research into the feasibility of a personal carbon accounts pilot scheme in Wales.

'Paris Accord of the 21st Conference of the Parties ('Paris Agreement')'

'Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015'

'Government of Wales Act 1998'

Minutes:

The item started at 15.54

NDM6509

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)

David Melding (South Wales Central)

Mike Hedges (Swansea East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Recognises the need to mitigate global warming and support the Paris Accord of the 21st Conference of the Parties ('the Paris Agreement') by cutting carbon emissions and notes that this aligns with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

2. Notes that the sustainable development principle was embedded in the Assembly by the Government of Wales Act 1998

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to commission further research into the feasibility of a personal carbon accounts pilot scheme in Wales

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

7.

Debate on the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee's report 'Achieving the Ambition – Inquiry into the Welsh Government's new Welsh Language Strategy'

NDM6518 Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the report of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee on its 'Inquiry into the Welsh Government's new Welsh Language Strategy', which was laid in the Table Office on 18 May 2017.

Note: The response by the Welsh Government was laid on 11 July 2017.

Minutes:

The item started at 16.25

NDM6518 Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the report of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee on its 'Inquiry into the Welsh Government's new Welsh Language Strategy', which was laid in the Table Office on 18 May 2017.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

8.

Plaid Cymru debate

NDM6520 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that current shortages of doctors, nurses, and other health professionals pose risks to patient safety and the safe delivery of services,

2. Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to implement an effective and sustainable workforce plan for the Welsh NHS.

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1. Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

Delete all and replace with:

1. Notes the impact that shortages of doctors, nurses and other health professionals can have upon the delivery of services.

2. Welcomes the commitment of all staff across NHS Wales to deliver high-quality compassionate healthcare.

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as a new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to consult with relevant sectors to ensure workforce planning is cohesive.

Minutes:

The item started at 17.06

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM6520 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that current shortages of doctors, nurses, and other health professionals pose risks to patient safety and the safe delivery of services,

2. Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to implement an effective and sustainable workforce plan for the Welsh NHS.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

30

41

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

Delete all and replace with:

1. Notes the impact that shortages of doctors, nurses and other health professionals can have upon the delivery of services.

2. Welcomes the commitment of all staff across NHS Wales to deliver high-quality compassionate healthcare.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

4

14

41

Amendment 1 was agreed.

Amendment 2. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as a new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to consult with relevant sectors to ensure workforce planning is cohesive.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

0

41

Amendment 2 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM6520 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the impact that shortages of doctors, nurses and other health professionals can have upon the delivery of services.

2. Welcomes the commitment of all staff across NHS Wales to deliver high-quality compassionate healthcare.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to consult with relevant sectors to ensure workforce planning is cohesive.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

9

0

42

The motion as amended was agreed.

9.

Voting Time

Minutes:

The item started at 17.57

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(30 mins)

10.

Short Debate

NDM6519 Lee Waters (Llanelli)

An M4 fit for future generations

Minutes:

The item started at 17.59

NDM6519 Lee Waters (Llanelli)

An M4 fit for future generations

 

 

 

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