Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd

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Items
Expected timing 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.

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Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

The first 9 questions were asked. The Deputy Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 2.

Urgent Question

The item started at 14.16

Byron Davies (South Wales West): Further to initial discussions with its owners, will the Minister provide an update on the future viability of Unity Mine, following confirmation that it has filed for administration?

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.19

Motion to elect a Member to a Committee

The item started at 14.37

NNDM5335 Rosemary Butler (Newport West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.14, elects Ann Jones (Labour) as a member of the Scrutiny of the First Minister Committee in place of Ken Skates (Labour).

 

(60 mins)

3.

Statement by the Minister for Natural Resources and Food: Introduction of the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill

Decision:

The item started at 14.38

(30 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Local Government and Government Business: Achievement of the Programme for Government Commitment to Fund and Facilitate the Employment of 500 Community Support Officers

Decision:

The item started at 15.25

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport: Arriva Buses Wales

Decision:

The item started at 15.52

(60 mins)

6.

Debate on the Equality and Human Rights Annual Report: "Working together to strengthen equality and human rights in Wales - Wales Review 2012-13"

NDM5327 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review ‘Working Together to Strengthen Equality and Human Rights in Wales’.


The following amendments have been tabled:


Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to improve the standard and availability of support services for victims of sexual violence.

Amendment 2 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Recognises the need to encourage victims of hate crime and domestic abuse to report such incidents.

Amendment 3 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to investigate ways to ensure the membership of public sector boards more accurately reflect the communities they serve.

Amendment 4 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to develop policies to tackle gender stereotyping in all forms of employment opportunities.

Supporting Document
A copy of the report can be accessed on the following link: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/Wales/wales_review_2013.pdf

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.21

NDM5327 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review ‘Working Together to Strengthen Equality and Human Rights in Wales’.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to improve the standard and availability of support services for victims of sexual violence.

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 2 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Recognises the need to encourage victims of hate crime and domestic abuse to report such incidents.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to investigate ways to ensure the membership of public sector boards more accurately reflect the communities they serve.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 - William Graham (South Wales East)

Add as new point at end of the motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to develop policies to tackle gender stereotyping in all forms of employment opportunities.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5327 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review ‘Working Together to Strengthen Equality and Human Rights in Wales’.

Calls on the Welsh Government to improve the standard and availability of support services for victims of sexual violence.

Recognises the need to encourage victims of hate crime and domestic abuse to report such incidents.

Calls on the Welsh Government to investigate ways to ensure the membership of public sector boards more accurately reflect the communities they serve.

Calls on the Welsh Government to develop policies to tackle gender stereotyping in all forms of employment opportunities.

The motion, as amended, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(60 mins)

7.

Debate on the Older People's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 2012-13

NDM5326 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the annual report of the Commissioner for Older People for 2012/13, a copy of which was laid in Table Office on 4 September 2013.

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to prevent and deal with the abuse of older people, whether physical, emotional, psychological or financial.

Supporting Document
The annual report of the Commissioner for Older People for 2012/13

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.09

NDM5326 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the annual report of the Commissioner for Older People for 2012/13, a copy of which was laid in Table Office on 4 September 2013.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to prevent and deal with the abuse of older people, whether physical, emotional, psychological or financial.

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5326 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the annual report of the Commissioner for Older People for 2012/13, a copy of which was laid in Table Office on 4 September 2013.

Calls on the Welsh Government to prevent and deal with the abuse of older people, whether physical, emotional, psychological or financial.

The motion, as amended, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Voting Time

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