Plenary

 

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 6 November 2013

 

 

Meeting time:
13:30

 

 

 

 

Votes and Proceedings

(160)

 

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1    Questions to the Minister for Education and Skills

The item started at 13.30

Questions 1 – 3 and 5 - 11 were asked. Questions 5 and 7 were answered by the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology. Question 4 was withdrawn.

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2    Questions to the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

The item started at 14.15

Questions 1 – 9 and 11 – 15 were asked. Question 10 was withdrawn.

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3    Debate on the Finance Committee's Report on Asset Management in the Public Sector

The item started at 14.53

NDM5345 Jocelyn Davies (South Wales East)

The National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the report of the Finance Committee on its inquiry into Asset Management in the Public Sector, which was laid in the Table Office on 23 August 2013.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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4    Welsh Conservatives Debate

 

The item started at 15.26

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5346 William Graham (South Wales East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Believes that high quality care and treatment within the Welsh NHS is integral to eliminating avoidable deaths.

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to commission an independent review into Welsh hospitals with higher than average mortality rates to determine whether failings in the quality of care and treatment are a factor.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

40

52

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

Add as a new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to publish mortality rates for each hospital site on the ‘My Local Health Service’ website.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

51

0

0

51

Amendment 1 was agreed.

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to provide an update on action taken by the Welsh Government to support Local Health Boards to address the backlogs in clinical coding.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to provide an update on action taken to establish a mechanism to investigate hospitals or Local Health boards who consistently exceed a specific RAMI threshold over a period of time.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 3 was agreed.

Amendment 4 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to work with other UK administrations to ensure the availability of comparable mortality data.

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 4 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5346 William Graham (South Wales East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Believes that high quality care and treatment within the Welsh NHS is integral to eliminating avoidable deaths.

2. Calls upon the Welsh Government to commission an independent review into Welsh hospitals with higher than average mortality rates to determine whether failings in the quality of care and treatment are a factor.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to publish mortality rates for each hospital site on the ‘My Local Health Service’ website.

4. Calls on the Welsh Government to provide an update on action taken by the Welsh Government to support Local Health Boards to address the backlogs in clinical coding.

5. Calls on the Welsh Government to provide an update on action taken to establish a mechanism to investigate hospitals or Local Health boards who consistently exceed a specific RAMI threshold over a period of time.

6. Calls on the Welsh Government to work with other UK administrations to ensure the availability of comparable mortality data.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the motion. Therefore, the motion, as amended was not agreed.

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5    Plaid Cymru Debate

The item started at 16.25

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5344 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Recognises progress made to date in implementing the National Transport Plan.

2. Acknowledges the role of transport in connecting Wales internally and externally.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to:

a) seek ongoing Barnett consequentials or any other compensatory financial settlement in relation to the UK Government’s HS2 project;

b) review the functioning of the Regional Transport Consortia and transport governance generally;

c) reaffirm its commitment to integrated public transport; and

d) make representations to the UK Government, to ensure that the northern and southern Welsh transport corridors are included in the European Commission’s TEN-T new core network.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

0

17

52

The motion without amendment was agreed.

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Voting Time

The item started at 17.18

The meeting was adjourned and reconvened at 17.19 for voting time.

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6    Short Debate

The item started at 17.26

NDM5347 Rebecca Evans (Mid and West Wales): Child Safety Online

Developing knowledge and resilience through education.

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The meeting concluded at 17:46

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13:30, Tuesday, 12 November 2013

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