Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/6045


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1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.30

The first 8 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

 

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2       Business Statement and Announcement

The item started at 14.26

 

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3       Statement by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport: The Foundational Economy

The item started at 14.56

 

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4       The Sustainable Drainage (Enforcement) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2019

The item started at 15.44

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

NDM7200 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft The Sustainable Drainage (Enforcement) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 5 November 2019.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

4

0

49

The motion was agreed

 

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5       The Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (No 3) Regulations 2019

The item started at 15.52

NDM7201 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (No. 3) Regulations 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 25 October 2019.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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6       The Animal Health and Welfare (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The item started at 15.57

NDM7199 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Animal Health and Welfare (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 25 October 2019.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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7       The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release and Transboundary Movement) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019

 

The item started at 15.59

NDM7198 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release and Transboundary Movement) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 5 November 2019.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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8       Debate: The General Principles of the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill

The item started at 16.03

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

NDM7203 - Vaughan Gething (Cardiff South and Penarth)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

7

0

49

The motion was agreed

 

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9       Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill

The item started at 17.00

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

NDM7202 - Vaughan Gething (Cardiff South and Penarth)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

8

0

49

The motion was agreed

 

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10    Debate: Improving Outcomes for Children Annual Report

The item started at 17.00

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

NDM7197 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Welcomes the Ministerial Advisory Group’s first Annual Report of the Improving Outcomes for Children programme.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Acknowledges that the increase in the number of children taken into care is the result of a number of complex factors, including intergenerational poverty and austerity.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

0

13

48

Amendment 1 was agreed

Amendment 2 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls for the re-engineering of the system to focus resources on prevention to protect children and improve their outcomes.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

49

0

0

49

Amendment 2 was agreed

Amendment 3 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to avoid the use of binding targets to reduce the number of children taken into care.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

9

1

49

Amendment 3 was agreed

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM7197 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Welcomes the Ministerial Advisory Group’s first Annual Report of the Improving Outcomes for Children programme.

2. Acknowledges that the increase in the number of children taken into care is the result of a number of complex factors, including intergenerational poverty and austerity.

3. Calls for the re-engineering of the system to focus resources on prevention to protect children and improve their outcomes.

4. Calls on the Welsh Government to avoid the use of binding targets to reduce the number of children taken into care.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

9

1

49

The motion as amended was agreed.

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11    Voting Time

The item started at 17.45

 

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The meeting concluded at 17.48

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 27 November 2019

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