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Meeting: 12/09/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 11/07/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 04/07/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/06/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 20/06/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

Update on arrangements for the joint session with the Welsh Youth Parliament

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 10

Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the final arrangements for the joint session with the Welsh Youth Parliament on 21 June, including the speaking allocations for Members and the format of questions to the Welsh Government.

 


Meeting: 20/06/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 13/06/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 06/06/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 23/05/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 16/05/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 09/05/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 02/05/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 25/04/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 28/03/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 21/03/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/03/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 07/03/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 28/02/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

Impact of proposed industrial action

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 37

Minutes:

Business Committee considered the impact of industrial action announced for 15 March and agreed:

·      to reschedule meetings of the Children, Young People and Education Committee, and the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language and International Relations Committee to the morning of Tuesday 14 March;

·      to revise the timetables of Government and Senedd Business outlined above, with the effect that no Plenary meeting will be scheduled for Wednesday 15 March;

·      to amend the deadlines for tabling Oral Questions and Topical Questions for answer on 14 March to Tuesday 7 March; and

·      to amend the deadlines for tabling Oral Questions and motions for debate on 22 March to Tuesday 14 March.

 


Meeting: 28/02/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/02/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 07/02/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 31/01/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 24/01/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 17/01/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/01/2023 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 13/12/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 06/12/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 29/11/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 22/11/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 15/11/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 08/11/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 25/10/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 18/10/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 11/10/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 04/10/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/09/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 20/09/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 12/07/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 05/07/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 28/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 21/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 07/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 24/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 17/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 03/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 26/04/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 29/03/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 22/03/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 15/03/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 08/03/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 01/03/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 15/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 08/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 01/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

Review of the Committee timetable and remit - Consideration of the Committee's response

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5.1 The Committee agreed the draft letter.


Meeting: 25/01/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 18/01/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 13/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 11/01/2022 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/12/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 07/12/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 30/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 23/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 16/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 09/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 02/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 19/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 12/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 05/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 28/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 13/07/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 06/07/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 29/06/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 22/06/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 15/06/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 08/06/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 25/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Use of Senedd Time in Plenary

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 173

Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to schedule one or two hours of opposition debates a week, and that the time be allocated in one hour blocks in a 16:13 ratio to the Conservative and Plaid Cymru groups respectively.

 

Business Committee also agreed:

 

·         to continue with the practice adopted in the Fifth Senedd for scheduling Member Debates up to every other week;

·         to continue with the practice adopted in the Fifth Senedd for scheduling Member Legislative Proposals at least once every half term;

·         to allocate 20 minutes of Senedd Business per week for Topical Questions;

·         to allocate 5 minutes of Senedd Business per week for 90 Second Statements;

·         to hold a Short Debate as the last item of business every Wednesday and for it to be allocated 30 minutes; and

·         that opposition, committee and Member debates should typically be  scheduled for an hour each, now that the Senedd is meeting in hybrid format again.

 

The Llywydd informed the Committee of her intention to conduct a ballot for a Member Bill during the next half term.

 

The Llywydd proposed a ‘grand debate’ to take place once or twice a year, and in light of support from the Committee, asked officials to draw up proposals. The Llywydd also asked Business Managers to discuss ideas for new items of Senedd business with their groups.

 


Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Senedd Timetable

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the timetable for Plenary and party group meetings for the remainder of the summer term, and agreed dates for the Whitsun half-term and summer recess 2021 and provisional dates for recesses up to February 2022.

 

Business Committee noted the Ministerial Oral Questions schedule, and agreed the scheduling of Oral Questions to the Senedd Commission.

 

Business Committee also noted that the committee timetable will be agreed following confirmation of the new committee structure.

 


Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

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