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:

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM4824 Peter Black (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Calls on the Welsh Government to:

a) Establish a comprehensive person-centred Cancer Plan to:

i) set clear targets on making the best available treatment available to everybody in Wales regardless of the type of cancer they have or where they live;   

ii) develop clear plans for detecting cancer earlier in Wales.

iii) ensure holistic support is provided for those living with cancer and their families from the moment they suspect they have cancer, during and beyond treatment as well as at the end of life;

b) Establish a Cancer Drugs Fund; and

c) Develop a plan to support cancer survivors.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

38

55

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Jocelyn Davies (South Wales East)

 

Insert at start of point 1:

 

‘Notes the unanimous endorsement of the Assembly on 5 October 2011 for drawing up and implementing a National Cancer Plan and therefore’.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

12

54

Amendment 1 was agreed.

Amendment 2 - Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

Delete points b.) and c.) and replace with:

 

ensure people have equity of access, promptly, to safe and effective cancer treatment.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

17

55

Amendment 2 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM4824 Peter Black (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the unanimous endorsement of the Assembly on 5 October 2011 for drawing up and implementing a National Cancer Plan and therefore calls on the Welsh Government to:

a) Establish a comprehensive person-centred Cancer Plan to:

i) set clear targets on making the best available treatment available to everybody in Wales regardless of the type of cancer they have or where they live;   

ii) develop clear plans for detecting cancer earlier in Wales.

iii) ensure holistic support is provided for those living with cancer and their families from the moment they suspect they have cancer, during and beyond treatment as well as at the end of life; and

b) ensure people have equity of access, promptly, to safe and effective cancer treatment.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

55

0

0

55

 

The motion as amended was agreed.

 

Publication date: 12/10/2011

Date of decision: 12/10/2011

Decided at meeting: 12/10/2011 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly

 

 

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