Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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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 3.

 

View Questions

 

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

Questions 2 – 11 were asked. Question 1 was withdrawn. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 3.

 

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Minister for Culture and Sport

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.19

 

The first 12 questions were asked. 

 

(30 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 15.03

 

Motion to elect Members to Committees

NDM5486 Rosemary Butler (Newport West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.14, elects William Graham (Welsh Conservatives) as a member of the Public Accounts Committee in place of Mohammad Asghar (Welsh Conservatives).

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

 

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Education and Skills: The Welsh Government's Review into English GCSE January 2014 Results

Decision:

The item started at 15.12

 

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Natural Resources and Food: Progress towards Delivering Growth, an Action Plan for the Food and Drink Industry in Wales

Decision:

The item started at 16.13

 

(15 mins)

6.

The Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014

NDM5432 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales agrees, in accordance with section 9(6) of the Public Bodies Act 2011, and Standing Order 30A.10, that the Secretary of State makes the Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014 in accordance with the draft laid in Table Office on 7 February 2014.

 

The Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 7 February 2014.

Supporting Documents

The Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum

DEFRA Explanatory Document

The Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.50

NDM5432 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales agrees, in accordance with section 9(6) of the Public Bodies Act 2011, and Standing Order 30A.10, that the Secretary of State makes the Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014 in accordance with the draft laid in Table Office on 7 February 2014.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(60 mins)

7.

Motion to agree the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill

NDM5479 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill.

The Housing (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 18 November 2013.

The report of Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee on the Housing (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 21 March 2014.

 

Supporting Documents

The Housing (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee

Report of the Finance Committee

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report

 

The following amendment has been tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Regrets that the Housing (Wales) Bill does not address the supply of social housing.

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.51

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

NDM5479 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Regrets that the Housing (Wales) Bill does not address the supply of social housing.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

9

24

48

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion:

NDM5479 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

0

48

The motion  was agreed.

 

(5 mins)

8.

Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Housing (Wales) Bill

NDM5480 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Housing (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Decision:

The item started at 17.58

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

NDM5480 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Housing (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

0

48

The motion was agreed.

 

Voting Time

The item started at 17.58

Votes Summary

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