Plenary

 

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 18 November 2014

 

 

Meeting time:
13.30

 

 

 

 

Votes and Proceedings

(230)

 

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1     Questions to the First Minister

 

The item started at 13.30

 

The first 7 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 14.16

 

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3     The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012 (Amendment) Order 2014

 

The item started at 14.26

 

NDM5620 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

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

 

Approves that the draft The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012 (Amendment) Order 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 13 October 2014.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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4     Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill - provisions relating to export support

 

The item started at 14.29

 

NDM5617 Edwina Hart (Gower)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, relating to export support in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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5     Debate: The Draft Budget 2015-16

 

The item started at 14.31

 

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

 

NDM5619 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.12:

 

Notes the Draft Budget for the financial year 2015-2016 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 30 September 2014.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

 

Delete all and replace with:

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Does not believe the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2015/16 meets the needs of the Welsh people.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

42

53

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 - Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Regrets that:

 

a) the Draft Budget fails to take an all-Wales approach to future capital investment;

 

b) investment in integration measures in health and social care has been cut, which will result in increased financial pressures on the NHS in the future; and

 

c) a short-sighted approach to investment in skills has resulted in fewer apprenticeship places, which risks leading to a further deterioration in youth unemployment.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

43

53

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion :

 

NDM5619 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.12:

 

Notes the Draft Budget for the financial year 2015-2016 laid in the Table Office by the Minister for Finance and Government Business on 30 September 2014.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

5

21

53

The motion was agreed.

 

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6     Debate: The Children's Commissioner for Wales's Annual Report 2013-14

 

The item started at 16.13

 

NDM5618 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)
 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
 

Notes the Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual report 2013-14.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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7     Voting Time

 

The item started at 17.08

 

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Votes Summary

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The meeting concluded at 17.09

 

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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