Plenary

 

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 11 May 2011

 

 

Meeting time:
3.00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes and Proceedings (1)

 

 

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1.   Obituary tribute to Brynle Williams, former AM

 

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2.   Election of the Presiding Officer under Standing Order 6

The former Presiding Officer invited nominations in accordance with Standing Order 6.6.

 

Ieuan Wyn Jones proposed the nomination of Rosemary Butler.
Paul Davies seconded the nomination.

 

As no other nominations were made, the former Presiding Officer declared Rosemary Butler elected as Presiding Officer.

 

The Presiding Officer took the Chair and addressed the Assembly.

 

 

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3.   Election of the Deputy Presiding Officer under Standing Order 6

The Presiding Officer invited nominations in accordance with Standing Order 6.6.

 

Jocelyn Davies proposed the nomination of William Graham.
Peter Black seconded the nomination.

 

Simon Thomas proposed the nomination of David Melding.
Christine Chapman seconded the nomination.

 

As there were two nominations, a secret ballot took place in accordance with Standing Order 6.8.

 

The results of the secret ballot were as follows:

 

William Graham

 

David Melding

Abstentions

Total

12

46

 

1

59


The Presiding Officer declared David Melding elected as Deputy Presiding Officer.

 

The Deputy Presiding Officer made a brief speech.

 

 

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4.   Nomination of First Minister under Standing Order 8

The Assembly resolved to take nominations for the appointment of First Minister, in accordance with Standing Order 12.11.

 

The Presiding Officer invited nominations for the appointment of First Minister in accordance with Standing Order 8.2.

 

Janice Gregory proposed the nomination of Carwyn Jones.

 

As no other nominations were made, the Presiding Officer declared Carwyn Jones to be the nominee.  In accordance with Section 47 (4) of the Government of Wales Act 2006, the Presiding Officer declared that she will immediately recommend to Her Majesty the Queen the appointment of Carwyn Jones as First Minister.

 

Carwyn Jones addressed the Assembly.

 

 

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The meeting concluded at 16:11

 

The date and time of the next meeting will be set by the Presiding Officer

 

Chamber Secretariat

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