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 16:51.

 

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM4973 Peter Black (South Wales West)

 

To propose that the national Assembly for Wales:

 

Welcomes the careful financial management of Welsh Liberal Democrat-led local authorities which has enabled them to keep council tax rises low over the last eight years.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

41

46

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

 

Delete all and replace with

 

Encourages careful financial management on the part of all local authorities to enable them to implement a council tax freeze.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 - William Graham (South Wales East)

 

Add new point.

 

Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to pass on the £38.9 million consequential in order to ensure a Wales-wide council tax freeze.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

 

As the Assembly did not agree the motion without amendment, and did not agree the amendments tabled to the motion, the motion was therefore not agreed.

 

Publication date: 02/05/2012

Date of decision: 02/05/2012

Decided at meeting: 02/05/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly

 

 

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