Agenda - Petitions Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: 19 September 2017

Meeting time: 09.00
For further information contact:

Graeme Francis - Committee Clerk

Kath Thomas – Deputy Clerk

0300 200 6565



Members' Brief




1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest




2       New petitions




2.1     P-05-769 South Wales Major Trauma Centre - Cardiff & Swansea Please

                                                                                                 (Pages 39 - 43)



2.2     P-05-770 Reopen Crumlin Railway Station

                                                                                                 (Pages 44 - 54)



2.3     P-05-772 No to Flint Castle's Planned Iron Ring

                                                                                                 (Pages 55 - 58)



3       Updates to previous petitions




Petitions deferred from the meeting on 11 July 2017




Economy and Infrastructure




3.1     P-05-692 Build an  International Mother languages Monument at Cardiff Bay

                                                                                                 (Pages 59 - 61)



3.2     P-05-737 Save Our Bus

                                                                                                 (Pages 62 - 63)



3.3     P-05-716 Free Train Transport for school pupils with Arriva Trains Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 64 - 66)



3.4     P-04-688  TATA Steel Port Talbot Power Plant

                                                                                                 (Pages 67 - 69)



3.5     P-05-690 Resurfacing of the A40 Raglan-Abergavenny Road

                                                                                                 (Pages 70 - 71)



3.6     P-05-740 Petition to Protect our High Street

                                                                                                 (Pages 72 - 77)



Finance and Local Government




3.7     P-05-726 Give Rate Relief to Local Authorities for Leisure and Cultural Facilities

                                                                                                 (Pages 78 - 81)



Communities and Children




3.8     P-05-734 Ban Letting Agent Fees to Tenants

                                                                                                 (Pages 82 - 83)



3.9     P-05-751 Recognition of Parental Alienation

                                                                                                 (Pages 84 - 87)



3.10 P-05-711 Ensure Disabled People’s Housing Adaption Needs Are Adequately Met

                                                                                                 (Pages 88 - 89)



Recent Updates




First Minister




3.11 P-05-712 A Welsh Government Department for Europe would ensure a clear, strategic and accountable voice for Wales in ongoing negotiations

                                                                                                 (Pages 90 - 95)



Economy and Infrastructure




3.12 P-04-667 Roundabout for the A477/ A4075 Junction

                                                                                                 (Pages 96 - 99)



3.13 P-05-701 Road Safety Improvements Along the A487 Trunk Road between Cardigan and Aberystwyth, to Include Passing Places

                                                                                             (Pages 100 - 101)



3.14 P-05-714 Include a Mynachdy and Talybont Station as Part of the Cardiff Metro Proposal

                                                                                             (Pages 102 - 111)



3.15 P-05-738 Public Petition for the Dinas Powys By-Pass

                                                                                             (Pages 112 - 117)



3.16 P-05-755 Call on Welsh Government to make the A48 safe for all road users and pedestrians at Laleston, Broadlands and Merthyr Mawr

                                                                                             (Pages 118 - 120)







3.17 P-05-732 Unacceptable Waiting Times for NHS patients in A & E Wrecsam/Wrexham Maelor Hospital

                                                                                             (Pages 121 - 124)



3.18 P-05-736 To Make Mental Health Services More Accessible

                                                                                             (Pages 125 - 128)



3.19 P-05-754 Lack of support for children with disabilities at crisis

                                                                                             (Pages 129 - 131)



Environment and Rural Affairs




3.20 P-05-766 Make a Vegan Option Compulsory In Public Canteens

                                                                                             (Pages 132 - 133)



3.21 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

                                                                                             (Pages 134 - 137)







3.22 P-05-760 Stop Compulsory Welsh Language GCSE

                                                                                             (Pages 138 - 141)



4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder of the meeting




5       Consideration of draft report - P-05-710 Ensure Disabled People can Access Public Transport As and When They Need it

                                                                                             (Pages 142 - 176)