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 16:21

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

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM5048 Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to establish an independent qualifications and examination regulator for Wales.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

38

52

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

 

The following amendment was tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes the importance of political impartiality in the regulation of qualifications and examinations.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

51

0

0

51

Amendment 1 was agreed.

 

 

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5048 Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Calls on the Welsh Government to establish an independent qualifications and examination regulator for Wales.

 

Notes the importance of political impartiality in the regulation of qualifications and examinations.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

27

52

The motion as amended was not agreed.

Publication date: 26/09/2012

Date of decision: 26/09/2012

Decided at meeting: 26/09/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly

 

 

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