Votes and Proceedings - Plenary

Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Y Senedd/ Zoom

Meeting date:
Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Meeting time: 13.30
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Statement by the Llywydd

This meeting was held in a hybrid format, with some Members in the Senedd Chamber and others joining by video-conference.
Having consulted with the Business Committee, the Llywydd determined that in accordance with Standing Order 34.14A-D, Members would be able to vote from any location by electronic means.
The Llywydd also gave notice, in accordance with Standing Order 34.15, that the public had been excluded from attending this Plenary meeting, as is required to protect public health. The meeting was broadcast live and the record of proceedings published as usual.

The Llywydd then announced, in accordance with Standing Order 26.75, that the Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020 was given Royal Assent on 7 September.



1       Questions to the First Minister

The item started at 13.32


The first 6 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip answered questions 1-4 and 6-7 for the last 15 minutes of this session on matters relating to her responsibilities. Question 5 was not asked.



2       Business Statement and Announcement

The item started at 14.53

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, the Presiding Officer, at 15.12, suspended the meeting until 15.25.



3       Statement by the Minister for Education: School Reopening

The item started at 15.25



4       Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: Winter Protection Plan

The item started at 16.17

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, the Deputy Presiding Officer, at 17.05, suspended the meeting until 17.11.



5       Statement by the Minister for Housing and Local Government: Housing, Poverty and Communities

The item started at 17.11



6       Statement by the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition: The UK Internal Market Bill

The item started at 17.56



The meeting concluded at 18.50

The Senedd will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Wednesday, 16 September 2020