Decision details

Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 scrutiny

Decision Maker: Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly, Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

A Welsh Government Bill, introduced by Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance and Government Business. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Finance Committee.

 

About the Bill

 

The purpose of this Bill was to put in place the legal framework necessary for the future collection and management of devolved taxes in Wales. In particular, the Bill provided for:

  • the establishment of the Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) whose main function will be the collection and management of devolved taxes;
  • the conferral of appropriate powers and duties on WRA (and corresponding duties and rights on taxpayers and others) in relation to the submission of tax returns and the carrying out of enquiries and assessments so as to enable WRA to identify and collect the appropriate amount of devolved tax due from taxpayers;
  • comprehensive civil investigation and enforcement powers, including powers allowing WRA to require information and documents and to access and inspect premises and other property;
  • duties on taxpayers to pay penalties and interest in certain circumstances;
  • rights for taxpayers to request internal reviews of certain WRA decisions and to appeal to the First Tier Tribunal against such decisions; and
  • the conferral of criminal enforcement powers on WRA.

 

Current Stage

 

The Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 became law in Wales on 25 April 2016.

 

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

 

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

 

Stage

Documents

Bill introduced: 13 July 2015

Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill, as introduced

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Presiding Officer’s Statement on Legislative Competence: 13 July 2015

 

Business Committee’s Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill: July 2015

 

Written Statement by the Minister for Finance and Government Business – Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill: 13 July 2015

 

Plenary statement: Introduction of the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill: 14 July 2015

 

Legislative glossary (Welsh language version only)

 

Statement of policy intent

 

The Welsh Government published the below impact assessments in relation to the Bill (external links):

 

Research Service Bill Summary (PDF, 887KB)

 

Stage 1: Committee considerations of general principles

The Finance Committee issued a call for evidence, which closed on 8 September 2015.

 

Committee dates

The Finance Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

 

Date and Agenda

Purpose of meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

17 September 2015

Minister for Finance and Government Business (Member in charge of the Bill)

17 September, Transcript

View meeting of 17 September 2015

23 September 2015

Stakeholder event

Notes from event (PDF, 111KB)

Private item

1 October 2015

Oral evidence session

1 October, Transcript

View meeting of 1 October 2015

7 October 2015

Oral evidence session

7 October, Transcript

View meeting of 7 October 2015

15 October 2015

Oral evidence session

15 October, Transcript

View meeting of 15 October 2015

21 October 2015

Minister for Finance and Government Business (Member in charge of the Bill)

21 October, Transcript

View meeting of 21 October 2015

19 November 2015

Discussion of draft report

Private item

Private item

 

Additional information

 

Letter from the Minister for Finance and Government Business – 1 October 2015 (PDF, 159KB)

Letter from the Minister for Finance and Government Business – 4 November 2015 (PDF, 626KB)

 

Committee reports

 

Finance Committee Stage 1 Report – November 2015 (PDF, 1MB)

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Stage 1 Report – November 2015 (PDF, 303KB)

Response to Committee reports from the Minister for Finance and Government Business – 16 December 2015 (PDF, 634KB)

Stage 1: Debate in Plenary on general principles

A debate took place in Plenary on 8 December 2015. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.

Financial Resolution

A Financial Resolution was agreed in Plenary on 8 December 2015.

Stage 2: Committee consideration of amendments

Stage 2 began on 9 December 2015.

 

The dates for tabling amendments were:

  • 9 December 2015 – 11 December 2015
  • 4 January 2016 – 21 January 2016

 

Notices of Amendments

Notice of Amendments – 9 December 2015 (PDF, 74KB)

Welsh Government: Purpose and Effect table – 9 December 2015 (PDF, 120KB)

Notice of Amendments – 4 January 2016 (PDF, 68KB)

Notice of Amendments – 13 January 2016 (PDF, 126KB)

Notice of Amendments – 14 January 2016 (PDF, 61KB)

Notice of Amendments – 18 January 2016 (PDF, 80KB)

Welsh Government: Purpose and Effect table – 18 January 2016 (PDF, 253KB)

Notice of Amendments – 21 January 2016 (PDF, 61KB)

Consideration of Amendments

 

Amendments tabled during Stage 2 were considered at the Finance Committee’s meeting of 28 January 2016.

 

Marshalled List of Amendments – 28 January 2016 (PDF, 153KB)

Groupings of Amendments – 28 January 2016 (PDF, 70KB)

 

Bill as amended

 

Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (PDF, 494KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin).

Explanatory Memorandum, as amended at Stage 2 (PDF, 1MB)

 

Research Service Summary of changes made to the Bill during Stage 2 (PDF, 168KB)

 

Printing changes made to the Bill during Stage 2 (PDF, 47KB)

Stage 3: Plenary consideration of amendments

Stage 3 began on 29 January 2016.

 

Notices of Amendments

Notice of Amendments – 17 February 2016 (PDF, 60KB)

Welsh Government: Purpose and Effect table – 17 February 2016 (PDF, 70KB)

Notice of Amendments – 18 February 2016 (PDF, 68KB)

Notice of Amendments – 22 February 2016 (PDF, 78KB)

Notice of Amendments – 23 February 2016 (PDF, 146KB)

Consideration of Amendments

 

Amendments tabled during Stage 3 were considered in Plenary on 1 March 2016.

 

Marshalled List of Amendments – 1 March 2016 (PDF, 206KB)

Groupings of Amendments – 1 March 2016 (PDF, 71KB)

 

Bill as amended

 

Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 3 (PDF, 494KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin).

 

Printing changes made to the Bill during Stage 3 (PDF, 54KB)

Stage 4: Passing of the Bill in Plenary

The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with Standing Order 12.36 on 8 March 2016.

 

Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill, as passed (PDF, 485KB)

Post-stage 4

The Attorney General (PDF, 159KB), the Counsel General (PDF, 173KB) and the Secretary of State for Wales (PDF, 158KB) wrote to the Chief Executive and Clerk of the Assembly to advise that they would not be referring the Bill to the Supreme Court under Sections 112 or 114 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

Date of Royal Assent

Royal Assent (PDF, 168KB), was given on 25 April 2016.

 

Contact information

Clerk: Leanne Hatcher

Phone: 0300 200 6343

 

Postal address:

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff CF99 1NA

 

Email: SeneddFinance@Assembly.Wales

 

Decisions:

4.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 91(Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 91 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 91 was not agreed, amendments 92, 93, 94, 95 and 96 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

Amendment 24 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 24 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 75 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 25 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 26 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 26 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 76 (Jane Hutt)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Nick Ramsay

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Peter Black

 

 

Amendment 76 was agreed.

 

As amendment 76 was agreed, amendment 27 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

As amendment 25 was not agreed, amendment 28 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

Amendment 1 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 29 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 29 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 77 (Jane Hutt)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Nick Ramsay

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Peter Black

 

 

Amendment 77 was agreed.

 

Amendment 30 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 30 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 78 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 79 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 31 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

Alun Ffred Jones

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 31 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 32 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

Alun Ffred Jones

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

Jocelyn Davies

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

Amendment 32 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 80 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 33 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

Alun Ffred Jones

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

Jocelyn Davies

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

Amendment 33 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 33 was not agreed, amendments 34 and 35 fell.

 

Amendment 36 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 36 was not agreed.


Amendment 37 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 37 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 38 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 38 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 81 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendments 82, 83 and 84 (Jane Hutt) were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 39 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

Alun Ffred Jones

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

Jocelyn Davies

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

Amendment 39 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 40 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 40 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 40 was not agreed, amendment 41 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

Amendment 42 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 42 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 43 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

Alun Ffred Jones

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 43 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 44 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 44 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 45 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 85 and 86 (Jane Hutt) were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 46 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 46 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 47 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 48 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 49 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 50 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 50 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 87 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 51 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 51 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 52 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 52 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 21 (Peter Black)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 22 (Peter Black)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 22 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 53 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 53 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 54 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 54 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 55 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 74 (Peter Black) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 56 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 56 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 57 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 57 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 58 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 58 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 59 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 59 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 60 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 60 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 3A (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 3A was not agreed.

 

Amendment 3 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendments 4 and 5 (Jane Hutt) were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 6A (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 6A was not agreed.

 

Amendment 6 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 7 (Jane Hutt)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Nick Ramsay

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Peter Black

 

 

Amendment 7 was agreed.

 

Amendment 61A (Peter Black)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Nick Ramsay

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

 

Peter Black

 

 

Amendment 61A was agreed.

 

Amendment 61, as amended, (Nick Ramsay) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 62 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 62 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 63 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 63 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 64 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 64 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 63 was not agreed, amendments 65 and 66 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

Amendment 67 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 67 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 63 was not agreed, amendments 68 and 69 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

Amendment 70 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 70 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 8 and 9 (Jane Hutt) were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 71 (Nick Ramsay)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

Amendment 71 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 10 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 88 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 11 (Jane Hutt) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 12 (Jane Hutt)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Nick Ramsay

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

Jocelyn Davies

 

 

Alun Ffred Jones

 

 

Peter Black

 

 

Amendment 12 was agreed.

 

Amendments 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 18 and 19 (Jane Hutt) were disposed of en bloc and agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 23 (Peter Black)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Nick Ramsay

Christine Chapman

 

Peter Black

Julie Morgan

 

Jocelyn Davies

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Ann Jones

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)).Therefore amendment 23 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 89, 90 and 20 were disposed of en bloc and agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

As amendment 31 was not agreed, amendment 72 (Nick Ramsay) fell.

 

Publication date: 03/02/2016

Date of decision: 28/01/2016

Decided at meeting: 28/01/2016 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly

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