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Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

All 14 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 2.

Point of Order

The item started at 14.15

Jenny Rathbone raised a Point of Order regarding the Urgent Question. The Presiding Officer ruled that the decision on whether or not to agree to an Urgent Questions was a matter for her.

Urgent Question

The item started at 14.16

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Minister make a statement on the resignation of the Chairman and Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board?

 

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Minister for Culture and Sport

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.23

Questions 1 – 5, 7 – 11 and 13 were asked.  Questions 6 and 12 were withdrawn.

(30 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 15.11

(60 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Education and Skills: Introduction of the Education (Wales) Bill

Decision:

The item started at 15.23

5.

Statement by the Minister for Education and Skills: Qualifications in Wales - postponed

Proposal under Standing Order 12.24 to debate the following two items together but with separate votes:

The item started at

(20 mins)

6.

Motion under Standing Order 26.95 that a Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill be treated as a Government Emergency Bill

NDM5279 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.95:

Agrees that a government Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill, to be introduced in the Assembly, be treated as a government Emergency Bill.  

Information relating to the key aims of the Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill was circulated to Assembly Members on 25 June 2013.

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the National Assembly for Wales will not be able to subject the proposed Bill to sufficient scrutiny.

Amendment 2 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to subject the Bill to the full Public Bill procedure given the opportunity it had to do so.

Amendment 3 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that;

a) the key purposes of proposed Bill include wage-setting functions, and;

b) employment law is not listed under Schedule 7 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

Supporting Documents
Information relating to the key aims of the Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill
Briefing note from the Presiding Officer - Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill
The Agricultural Wages Board in England and Wales - Research note

 

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.20

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

NDM5279 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.95:

Agrees that a government Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill, to be introduced in the Assembly, be treated as a government Emergency Bill.  

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets that the National Assembly for Wales will not be able to subject the proposed Bill to sufficient scrutiny.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

Amendment 2 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to subject the Bill to the full Public Bill procedure given the opportunity it had to do so.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

28

55

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

Amendment 3 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that;

a) the key purposes of proposed Bill include wage-setting functions, and;

b) employment law is not listed under Schedule 7 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

36

54

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5279 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.95:

Agrees that a government Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill, to be introduced in the Assembly, be treated as a government Emergency Bill.  

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

9

18

54

The motion without amendment was agreed.

(5 mins)

7.

Motion under Standing Order 26.98(ii) to agree a timetable for the Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill

NDM5280 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.98(ii):

Agrees that the timetable for the government Emergency Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill will be as set out in the ‘Timetable for consideration of the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill’ laid before the Assembly on 25 June 2013.

Supporting Document
Timetable for consideration of the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.20

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

NDM5280 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.98(ii):

Agrees that the timetable for the government Emergency Bill to be known as the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill will be as set out in the ‘Timetable for consideration of the Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill’ laid before the Assembly on 25 June 2013.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

9

18

54

The motion was agreed.

(15 mins)

8.

The Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Amendments to the Education Act 1996) (Wales) Order 2013

NDM5277 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Amendment to the Education Act 1996) (Wales) Order 2013 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 11 June 2013.

Supporting Documents
Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Amendment to the Education Act 1996) (Wales) Order 2013
Explanatory Memorandum

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.56

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

NDM5277 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

Approves that the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Amendment to the Education Act 1996) (Wales) Order 2013 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 11 June 2013.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

29

0

25

54

The motion was agreed.

(120 mins)

9.

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Promotion of transplantation

1, 66

2. Resources for Local Health Boards

40


3. Review of system of consent

67

4. Consent to donation: excluded material

2, 7, 8, 17, 29I, 29B, 29C, 29D, 29A, 29E, 29F, 29G, 29H, 29, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38

5. Consent to donation: deemed consent

41, 47, 48, 49, 50, 69, 63, 64

6. Appointed representatives

3A, 3, 42, 4, 43, 44, 45, 46, 52, 11A, 11, 12, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62


7. Technical and consequential

5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 32, 37

8. Consent to donation: express consent

51

9. Consent: excepted adults

53, 54, 55, 68

10. Appointed representatives: children

20A, 20, 21A, 21, 22A, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28A, 28B, 28, 30, 31, 39

11. Living donation involving adults who lack capacity to consent

70, 71, 72


12. Preservation for transplantation

73

13. Guidance
65, 74

Supporting Documents
Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments



 

Decision:

The item started at 16.59

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Promotion of transplantation

1, 66

2. Resources for Local Health Boards

40


3. Review of system of consent

67

4. Consent to donation: excluded material

2, 7, 8, 17, 29I, 29B, 29C, 29D, 29A, 29E, 29F, 29G, 29H, 29, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38

5. Consent to donation: deemed consent

41, 47, 48, 49, 50, 69, 63, 64

6. Appointed representatives

3A, 3, 42, 4, 43, 44, 45, 46, 52, 11A, 11, 12, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62


7. Technical and consequential

5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 32, 37

8. Consent to donation: express consent

51

9. Consent: excepted adults

53, 54, 55, 68

10. Appointed representatives: children

20A, 20, 21A, 21, 22A, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28A, 28B, 28, 30, 31, 39

11. Living donation involving adults who lack capacity to consent

70, 71, 72


12. Preservation for transplantation

73

13. Guidance
65, 74

 

Voting was taken in the order set out in the Marshalled List of Amendments:

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 40 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

35

55

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

37

55

Amendment 67 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 41:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

6

1

45

52

Amendment 41 was not agreed.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, the Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting at 19.46 and reconvened at 19.56.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

45

53

Amendment 3A was not agreed.

As amendment 3A was not agreed, amendments 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 52, 11A, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 20A, 21A, 22A, 28B, 29B to 29H, 61 and 62 fell.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

43

54

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

As amendment 47 was not agreed, amendment 49 fell.

A vote was taken on Amendment 48:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

43

54

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

As amendment 48 was not agreed, amendment 50 fell.

A vote was taken on Amendment 51:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

39

53

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

Amendment 7 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

38

54

Amendment 53 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

30

54

Amendment 54 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

38

54

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

44

54

Amendment 68 was not agreed.

Amendment 9 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 15 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 18 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 19 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

1

12

54

Amendment 20 was agreed.

Amendment 21 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 22 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 24 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 25 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 26 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 27 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 28A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

42

53

Amendment 28A was not agreed.

Amendment 28 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

1

42

54

Amendment 69 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29I:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

42

53

Amendment 29I was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

42

54

Amendment 29A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

11

54

Amendment 29 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

12

54

Amendment 30 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

11

53

Amendment 31 was agreed.

Amendment 32 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 33 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

1

40

54

Amendment 70 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 71:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

1

41

54

Amendment 71 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 72:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

1

41

54

Amendment 72 was not agreed.

Amendment 73 was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 12.27.

A vote was taken on Amendment 65:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

1

45

54

Amendment 65 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

42

54

Amendment 74 was not agreed.

Amendment 34 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 63:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 63 was not agreed.

Amendment 35 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 36 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 37 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 38 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 39:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

0

8

54

Amendment 39 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 64:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

41

54

Amendment 64 was not agreed.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 

 

(5 mins)

10.

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47. If the proposition is agreed:

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill.




 

Decision:

The item started at 21.33

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47. If the proposition is agreed:

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

2

8

53

The motion was agreed.

 

Voting Time

The item started at 21.46

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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