Plenary

 

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 15 May 2013

 

 

Meeting time:
13:30

 

 

 

 

Votes and Proceedings

(132)

 

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1.   Questions to the Minister for Health and Social Services

The item started at 13.30

The first 10 questions were asked.  Questions 4 and 5 were answered by the Deputy Minister for Social Services.

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2.   Questions to the Counsel General

No questions were tabled.

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3.   Questions to the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

The item started at 14.17

Questions 1, 3 – 4 and 6 - 10 were asked. Questions 2 and 5 were withdrawn.

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4.   Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)

The item started at 15.02

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5235 Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the promotion of caffeine loaded energy drinks to children and young people is a significant public health concern; and

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to take action to raise awareness of the health concerns surrounding caffeine loaded energy drinks.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

5

10

51

The motion without amendment was agreed.

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5.   Welsh Conservatives Debate

The item started at 15.57

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5240 William Graham (South Wales East)

To propose the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the failure of the Welsh Government to meet key targets across all portfolios, in particular ambulance response times and A&E waiting times;

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to give examples showing how the Delivery Unit has improved delivery in particular portfolios, ensuring that what is promised is delivered; and

3. Urges the First Minister to provide regular updates to the National Assembly on the progress in all policy areas which can be directly attributed to the Delivery Unit.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

37

50

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Insert as new point 2 and re-number accordingly:

Calls on the Welsh Government to publish identifiable targets and statistical indicators alongside all government strategies.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Insert as new point 2 and re-number accordingly:

Calls on the First Minister to provide detail on the structure and cost of the Delivery Unit and how it operates to meet the role defined by the First Minister in his written statement of July 13th 2011.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

Amendment 3 - Jocelyn Davies (South Wales East)

In point 3 delete all after "Minister to" and replace with "hold an annual debate on the Delivery Unit's progress in the National Assembly.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

38

50

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

As the Assembly did not agree the motion without amendment, and did not agree the amendments tabled to the motion, the motion is therefore not agreed.

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6.   Plaid Cymru Debate

The item started at 16.55

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5239 Jocelyn Davies (South Wales East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the importance of infrastructure investment in terms of procurement, apprenticeships, employment and small businesses within the Welsh economy;

2. Recognises the negative impact to the Welsh economy of cuts to the capital budget in the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review; and

3. Calls for the protection of the capital budget for Wales in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

0

18

51

The motion without amendment was agreed.

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Voting Time

The item started at 17:45

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7.   Short Debate

The item started at 17.52

NDM5238 Mark Isherwood (North Wales): Neurophysiotherapy in Wales

A debate on the provision of physiotherapy for people living with neurological conditions.</AI9>

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The meeting concluded at 18:16

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13:30, Tuesday, 21 May 2013

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