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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies for absence were received from Janet Finch-Saunders AM. David Melding AM substituted for Janet.

(09.15 - 12.30)

2.

Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill - Stage 2 proceedings

Carl Sargeant AM, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children

Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division, Welsh Government

Katie Wilson, Lawyer, Legal Services, Welsh Government

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings are available on the Bill page.

 

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee agreed on 21 September 2017, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

·         Sections 2 to 6

·         Schedule 1 (introduced by section 6)

·         Sections 7 to 12

·         Section 1 (Overview of the Bill)

·         Long title

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 21 (David Melding)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

 

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Joyce Watson AM

 

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 22 (David Melding)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

 

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Joyce Watson AM

 

Amendment 22 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 3 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 4 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 31 (David Melding) was not moved.

 

Amendment 32 (David Melding) was not moved.

 

Amendment 23 (David Melding) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 24 (David Melding)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

 

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Joyce Watson AM

 

Amendment 24 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 5A (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 5 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 25 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 26 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 33 (Bethan Jenkins)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

Sian Gwenllian AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

Joyce Watson AM

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 33 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 6 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 7 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 8 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 34 (Bethan Jenkins) was not moved.

 

Amendment 9 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 27 (David Melding)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

 

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Joyce Watson AM

 

Amendment 27 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 10 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 11 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 12 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 13 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 14 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 28 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 29 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 30 (David Melding)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

 

 

Bethan Jenkins AM         

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Joyce Watson AM

 

Amendment 30 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 15 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 16 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 17 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 18 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 1 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 19 (David Melding) fell.

 

Amendment 20 (David Melding) fell.

3.

Paper(s) to note

3.1

Additional information from the Wales Construction Federation Alliance in relation to making the economy work for people on low incomes

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Wales Construction Federation Alliance in relation to making the economy work for people on low incomes.

3.2

Letter from the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Committee in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Committee in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales.

3.3

Letter from the Llywydd in relation to Senedd@Delyn

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.3.a The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd in relation to Senedd@Delyn.

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(12.45 - 13.15)

5.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - consideration of draft report

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the draft report.

(13.15 - 13.30)

6.

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of approach to scrutiny (Subject to introduction)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed its terms of reference, and discussed its approach to scrutiny.

 

 

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