Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5359


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1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.30

In accordance with Standing Order 12.58 the Leader of the House answered questions on behalf of the First Minister.

The first 7 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the Leader of the House after question 2.

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2       Business Statement and Announcement

The item started at 14.16

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3       Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services: A Healthier Wales: Update on the Transformation Fund

The item started at 14.43

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4       Statement by the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning: The Welsh-language Technology Action Plan

The item started at 15.29

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5       Statement by the Leader of the House and Chief Whip: Broadband Update

The item started at 16.05

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6       Statement by the Minister for Environment: Wales's Recycling Performance, Building the Foundations of a Circular Economy

The item started at 16.39

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7       Debate: Probation Service Reform

The item started at 17.25

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

NDM6831 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes proposals for Probation Services Reform in Wales.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that the HM Prisons and Probation Service in Wales will build upon the unique arrangements that it already has in Wales through its established prisons and probation directorate, to better reflect the devolved responsibilities of the Welsh Government and build on existing local partnerships.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

7

50

Amendment 1 was agreed.

Amendment 2 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Agrees with the National Association of Probation Officers that the privatisation of probation services has been a failure

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

10

50

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 3 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls for the devolution of criminal justice to Wales in order to create a publicly run probation service which serves the interests of our communities.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

14

50

Amendment 3 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM6831 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes proposals for Probation Services Reform in Wales.

Notes that the HM Prisons and Probation Service in Wales will build upon the unique arrangements that it already has in Wales through its established prisons and probation directorate, to better reflect the devolved responsibilities of the Welsh Government and build on existing local partnerships.

Agrees with the National Association of Probation Officers that the privatisation of probation services has been a failure.

Calls for the devolution of criminal justice to Wales in order to create a publicly run probation service which serves the interests of our communities.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

14

50

The motion as amended was agreed.

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8       Voting Time

In accordance with Standing Order 12.44, the bell was rung and the meeting adjourned and reconvened at 18.17 for voting time.

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The meeting concluded at 18.18

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 24 October 2018

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