To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.2, instructs the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister in these terms:
1. That a special meeting of the Committee should take place at the earliest opportunity to establish an inquiry into the allegations made by former members and advisers to the Welsh Government in relation to bullying, intimidation and the undermining of Ministers.
2. That the Committee should establish the following as part of its inquiry:
a) when allegations were made to the First Minister and/or his office;
b) how allegations were investigated;
c) what actions were taken as a result of any investigation;
d) the role of the First Minister and his office in dealing with these issues; and
e) the validity of the answers given by the First Minister to the National Assembly for Wales in relation to such allegations.
3. That the Committee should take evidence from witnesses as part of its work.
4. That the Committee should prepare a report of its findings to the Assembly by February half-term 2018.
Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales)
Business type: Debate
Reason considered: Assembly Business;
First published: 23/11/2017
Decision due: 29 Nov 2017 by Plenary