Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/12618


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This meeting was held in a hybrid format, with some Members in the Senedd Chamber and others joining by video-conference.

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Presiding Officer Statement

The Llywydd, on behalf of the Senedd, made a statement extending condolences to the family and friends of the Welsh Language Commissioner, and former Member, Aled Roberts. The First Minister and representatives of other parties were called to make contributions.

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1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.40

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 14.35.

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3       Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: Update on Covid-19

The item started at 14.57.

 

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4       Statement by the Deputy Minister for Social Services: Real Living Wage for Social Care Workers

The item started at 15.28.

 

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 15.55 the Presiding Officer suspended the meeting.

 

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5       The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Amendment of Schedule 9A) Regulations 2022

The item started at 16.02

NDM7917 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Amendment of Schedule 9A) Regulations 2022 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 12 January 2022.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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6       The South East Wales Corporate Joint Committee (Amendment) Regulations 2022

The item started at 16.17

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

NDM7920 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The South East Wales Corporate Joint Committee (Amendment) Regulations 2022 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 25 January 2022.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

14

0

53

The motion was agreed.

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7       The Corporate Joint Committees (Transport Functions) (Consequential Modifications and Transitional Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2022

The item started at 16.24

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

NDM7919 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Corporate Joint Committees (Transport Functions) (Consequential Modifications and Transitional Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2022 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 25 January 2022.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

15

0

54

The motion was agreed.

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8       The Plant Health etc. (Fees) (Amendment) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022

The item started at 16.28

NDM7921 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Plant Health etc. (Fees) (Amendment) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 25 January 2022.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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9       The Non-Domestic Rating (Multiplier) (Wales) Regulations 2022

The item started at 16.31

NDM7918 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Non-Domestic Rating (Multiplier) (Wales) Regulations 2022 laid in the Table Office on 20 January 2022.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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10    LCM on the Health and Care Bill

The item started at 16.37

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

NDM7913 Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Health and Care Bill in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 31 August 2021 and Supplementary Legislative Consent Memoranda were laid on 17 December 2021 and 28 January 2022, in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Health and Care Bill

Supporting Documents
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Report of the Health and Social Care Committee (memoranda no.2 and no.3)

Welsh Government Response

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (memoranda no.2 and no.3)

Welsh Government Response

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

11

54

The motion was agreed.

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11    LCM on the Professional Qualifications Bill

The item started at 17.00

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

NDM7915 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Professional Qualifications Bill relating to protection of regulator autonomy and consultation with regulators, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 6 December 2021 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Professional Qualifications Bill

Supporting Documents
Report of the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

39

54

The motion was not agreed.  

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12    LCM on the Nationality and Borders Bill

The item started at 17.20

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

NDM7922 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Nationality and Borders Bill, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 6 December 2021 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Nationality and Borders Bill

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

39

54

The motion was not agreed.

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13    Debate: The Police Settlement 2022-23

The item started at 17.57

NDM7916 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, under Section 84H of the Local Government Finance Act 1988, approves the Local Government Finance Report (No. 2) 2022-23 (Final Settlement - Police and Crime Commissioners), which was laid in the Table Office on 2 February 2022.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 18.17 proceedings were suspended to allow a technical break before Voting Time.

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14    Voting Time

The item started at 18.21

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Vote Summary

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The meeting concluded at 18.25

The Senedd will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 16 February 2022

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