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Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 29/11/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

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 Siân Gwenllian AM, Jack Sargeant AM and Mark Isherwood AM. Lee Waters AM substituted for Jack Sargeant AM, and David Melding AM substituted for Mark Isherwood AM.

(09.15 - 12.30)

2.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 proceedings

Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

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

Helen Kellaway, Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

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

 

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee agreed on 7 November 2018, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

− Sections 1 to 4

− Schedule 1

− Sections 5 to 9

− Schedule 2

− Sections 10 to 25

− Long title

 

Paper 1 – Marshalled List of Amendments

Paper 2 - Groupings of Amendments  

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - Stage 2 proceedings

Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

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

Helen Kellaway, Lawyer, 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

 

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

 

Amendment 30 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 30 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 15 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

Amendment 15 was not agreed.

Amendment 16 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

Amendment 16 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 31 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

David Melding AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 31 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 17 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

Amendment 17 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 18 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

Amendment 18 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 1 (Rebecca Evans AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

 

 

Leanne Wood AM

 

 

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Amendment 1 was agreed.

 

Amendment 2 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 3 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 4 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 5 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 19 (Leanne Wood AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 32 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

David Melding AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 32 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 51 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

 

Leanne Wood AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

David Melding AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 10 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 11 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 12 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 13 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 21 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 22 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 22 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 23 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 23 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 24 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 24 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 25 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 26 (Leanne Wood AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 52 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 52 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 6 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 27 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 27 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 28 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Amendment 28 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 14 (Rebecca Evans AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

David Melding AM

 

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

 

Amendment 14 was agreed.

 

Amendment 29 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

 

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 29 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 33 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 33 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 34 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 34 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 7 (Rebecca Evans AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

John Griffiths AM

Leanne Wood AM

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

David Melding AM

 

Jayne Bryant AM

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

Amendment 7 was agreed.

 

Amendment 35 (David Melding AM) fell.

 

Amendment 36 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 36 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 37 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 37 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 38 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 38 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 39 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 39 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 40 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 40 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 8 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 41 (David Melding AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 42 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 42 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 43 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 43 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 44 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 44 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 45 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 9 (Rebecca Evans AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

John Griffiths AM

David Melding AM

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

Gareth Bennett AM

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

 

Leanne Wood AM

 

 

Amendment 9 was agreed.

 

Amendment 46 (David Melding AM) fell.

 

Amendment 47 (David Melding AM) fell.

 

Amendment 20 (Leanne Wood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

David Melding AM

 

 

Gareth Bennett AM

 

 

John Griffiths AM

 

 

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

 

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 20 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 48 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 49 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 49 (David Melding AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Leanne Wood AM

John Griffiths AM

 

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

 

Gareth Bennett AM

Jayne Bryant AM

 

 

Lee Waters AM

 

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 50 (David Melding AM) was not moved.

 

 

 

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