Decision details

Welsh Liberal Democrats Debate

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

Debates are one of the most frequent items of business on the Plenary agenda. Many types of debate are brought forward in Plenary, including:

  • Opposition party debates on a topic of their choice;

Other than in the case of Government debates, the time allocated for all other types of debates and their frequency are determined by the Business Committee

Decision:

The item started at 17.11

 

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM5623 Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

1. Recognises that transgender people in Wales are among the most vulnerable to social isolation and prejudice.

 

2. Notes that there is inadequate service provision in Wales for the transgender community in a number of areas, including employment and training, healthcare and housing.

 

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to:

 

a) identify a Minister to take responsibility for the issues faced by the trans community;

 

b) formulate an action plan for identifying institutionalised prejudice, improving access to public services and tackling social stigmatisation, harassment and bullying for this group; and

 

c) report back to the Assembly within 6 months of the Minister being appointed.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

19

47

The motion without amendment was agreed.

Publication date: 19/11/2014

Date of decision: 19/11/2014

Decided at meeting: 19/11/2014 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly

 

 

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