Concise Minutes - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 10 June 2019

Meeting time: 14.30 - 15.25
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Assembly Members:

Mick Antoniw AM (Chair)

Dawn Bowden AM

Carwyn Jones AM

Dai Lloyd AM

David Melding AM


Committee Staff:

P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Alex Hadley (Deputy Clerk)

Lucy Morgan (Researcher)

Stephen Davies (Legal Adviser)

Ben Harris (Legal Adviser)

Rhiannon Lewis (Legal Adviser)



1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Apologies were received from Suzy Davies AM, David Melding AM attended as a substitute.



2       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3 - previously considered



2.1   SL(5)412 - The National Health Service (Welsh Language in Primary Care Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019

The Committee noted the Government response.



3       Paper(s) to note



3.1   Letter from the Electoral Commission: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

The Committee noted the correspondence.



3.2   Letter from the Counsel General: Section 109 Order

The Committee noted the correspondence.



3.3   Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services: Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

The Committee noted the correspondence.



4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

The Committee agreed the motion.



5       Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Bill

The Committee noted the LCM.



6       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Draft report

The Committee considered and agreed changes to the draft report. A revised version will be considered at the next meeting.





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