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Expected timing No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer has received notification, under Standing Order 12.58, that the Minister for Local Government and Government Business will answer questions on behalf of the First Minister.

 

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the Minister for Local Government and Government Business after Question 2.

 

View Questions

 

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

In accordance with Standing Order 12.58 the Minister for Local Government and Government Business answered questions on behalf of the First Minister.

 

The first 11 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the Minister for Local Government and Government Business after Question 2.

Urgent Question

The item started at 14.18

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What discussions has the Minister had with the UK Government regarding tackling extremism in Welsh communities?

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Minister for Culture and Sport

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.28

 

The first 11 questions were asked.  Questions 3 and 8 were grouped together for answer. 

(30 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 15.13

(30 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Finance: The Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan Annual Report 2014

Supporting Documents

 

Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.27

(15 mins)

5.

Supplementary Legislative Consent Motion on the Deregulation Bill in respect of amendments to the Bill in relation to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, Breedings of Dogs Act 1973 and Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999

NDM5531 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill, relating to agriculture, animal health and welfare and housing in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

A Legislative Consent Memorandum has been laid in Table Office on 22 April 2014 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(iii).

 

A copy of the Deregulation Bill can be found here:

 

Bill documents – Deregulation Bill [HC] 2013-14 – UK Parliament

 

Supporting documents:

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee’s Report

 

The following amendment has been tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

Insert at end of motion:

 

‘on condition that the powers to commence the Schedules of the Bill dealing with repeals are vested with Welsh Ministers rather than the Secretary of State’

Decision:

The item started at 15.58

 

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

 

NDM5531 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill, relating to agriculture, animal health and welfare and housing in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

The following amendment was tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

Insert at end of motion:

 

‘on condition that the powers to commence the Schedules of the Bill dealing with repeals are vested with Welsh Ministers rather than the Secretary of State’

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

10

23

45

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion:

 

NDM5531 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill, relating to agriculture, animal health and welfare and housing in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

8

0

45

The motion was agreed.

Voting Time

 

The item started at 16.18

 

At 16.20, proceedings were suspended for 10 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Housing (Wales) Bill.

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(210 mins)

6.

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

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Assembly on 17 June 2014.

 

Business on this item will conclude after 3.5 hours, or after all amendments to section 59 have been disposed of (i.e. before Group 29 is debated), whichever is the earliest.

 

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

 

1. Drafting and technical

48, 49, 50, 51, 54, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 290, 291, 293 106, 107, 111, 114, 115, 121, 122, 125, 126, 130, 132, 134, 135, 136, 137, 139, 143, 146, 149, 150, 152, 153, 155, 159, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 412, 170, 171, 173, 176, 178, 181, 182, 184, 185, 187, 188, 190, 192, 193, 194, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 236, 237, 240, 243, 248, 249, 251, 258, 263, 265, 266, 267, 271, 273, 281, 298, 299, 289, 41, 42, 44, 46

2. Private Rented Housing: Designation of a licensing authority

52, 53, 55, 57, 103, 104, 43

3. Private Rented Housing: Removal of requirements for landlords to be registered and licensed

308, 309, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 319, 321, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 347, 348, 349, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307

4. Private Rented Housing: Civil penalties

368, 369, 372, 373, 381, 382, 386, 387, 391, 392, 397, 398, 401, 411, 402, 403

5. Private Rented Housing: Exceptions to the requirement to be registered or licensed

310, 311, 379, 88, 380

6. Private Rented Housing: Requirement to be licensed to carry out lettings and property management work and activities

370, 371, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, 383, 384, 385, 388, 389

7. Private Rented Housing: Offence of appointing an unlicensed agent

102, 172, 177, 183, 186, 189, 191, 195, 196

8. Private Rented Housing: Home energy efficiency

366, 367, 329, 345

9. Private Rented Housing: Rent stopping orders

292, 295, 174, 175, 179, 180, 25, 235, 47

10. Private Rented Housing: Giving notification

294, 296, 297, 105, 109, 110, 112 113, 116, 117, 127, 133, 138, 140, 141, 142, 145, 147, 148, 151, 160, 238

11. Private Rented Housing: Information required for registration

390, 318

12. Private Rented Housing: Revocation of registration or licence

393, 108, 1, 320, 332, 144, 3, 333

13. Private Rented Housing: Training requirements

118, 119, 123, 124, 129, 327, 328, 20, 288, 45

14. Private Rented Housing: Licensing application requirements

120, 394, 395, 322, 323

15. Private Rented Housing: Fit and proper person requirement

324, 325, 326, 128

16. Private Rented Housing: Determination of application

131

17. Private Rented Housing: Licence conditions

330, 396, 21, 22, 2, 331

18. Private Rented Housing: Expiry and renewal of licence

154, 156, 157, 239, 406, 407, 408, 241

19. Private Rented Housing: Licensing appeals

158, 399

20. Private Rented Housing: Fixed penalty notices

400

21. Private Rented Housing: Power to require documents to be produced or information given

342, 404

22. Private Rented Housing: Code of practice

4, 343, 405

23. Private Rented Housing: Guidance and directions

228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234

24. Private Rented Housing: Landlord accreditation

344

25. Private Rented Housing: Advice for tenants

346

26. Private Rented Housing: Interpretation

242, 409

27. Homelessness: Strategies

413, 350, 351

28. Homelessness: Key terms

27, 5, 6, 7, 352

29. Homelessness: Duty to provide information, advice and assistance in accessing help

245, 414, 246, 353

30. Homelessness: Eligibility

8, 9

31. Homelessness: Duty to assess

354

32. Homelessness: Help to secure

247

33. Homelessness: Priority need

10*, 10A*, 355, 250, 11, 252, 12, 253, 13, 14, 254, 255, 28, 256, 29, 257, 15, 16, 279

34. Homelessness: Circumstances in which homelessness duties end

260, 261, 262, 31

35. Homelessness: Duty to secure accommodation for applicants in priority need

264, 415, 416, 417, 30, 32

36. Homelessness: Intentionality

17

37. Homelessness: Local connection

18

38. Homelessness: Protection of property

272

39. Homelessness: Guidance

274, 275, 276

40. Homelessness: Interpretation

278, 280

41. Gypsies and travellers

33

42. Standards for social housing

34

43. Council tax for long-term empty dwellings

356, 282, 283, 284, 357, 358, 37, 361

44. Council tax for dwellings occupied periodically

35, 359, 285, 360, 286

45. Council tax: other provisions

36, 362, 38

46. Leasehold Reform

287

47. Affordable Home s Target

39

48. Duties on the Welsh Ministers to report on implementation of the Housing Act 2004

363, 364

49. Commencement

365, 410

* These amendments will be disposed of in the order—10A, 10

Supporting Documents
Housing (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments
Grouping List of Amendments

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.30

 

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Assembly on 17 June 2014.

 

Amendment 48 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 49 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 50 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 51 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 52 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 53 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 54 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 55 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 56 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 57:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 57 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 308:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 308 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 58 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 368:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 368 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 369:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 369 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 59 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 60 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 309:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 309 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 61 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 310:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 310 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 62 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 311:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 311 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 312:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 312 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 63, 64, 65 and 66 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 370:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 370 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 67 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 371:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 371 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 372:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 372 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 373:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 373 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 68 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 69 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 374:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 374 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 70 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 71 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 375:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 375 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 313:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 313 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 72, 73, 74 and 75 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 376:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 376 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 76, 77, 78, 79, 80 and 81 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 377:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 377 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 82 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 83 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 378:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 378 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 314:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

35

46

Amendment 314 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 84 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 85 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 86 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 379:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

35

46

Amendment 379 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 87 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 88 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 380:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 380 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 89 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 381:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 381 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 382:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 382 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 90 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 383:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 383 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 384:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 384 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 385:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 385 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 and 100 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 386:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 386 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 387:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

36

44

Amendment 387 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 388:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 388 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 101 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 389:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 389 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 102 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 315:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 315 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 103:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 103 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 366:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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 290 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 291 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 292 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 293 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 294:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 294 was agreed.

 

Amendment 295 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 367:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 296:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 296 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 297:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 297 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 316:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 316 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 104:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

9

0

46

Amendment 104 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 390:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 390 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 105 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 317:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

35

45

Amendment 317 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 106 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 107 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 318:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 318 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 391:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 391 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 392:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 392 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 319:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 319 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 393:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 393 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 108 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

33

46

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 320:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 320 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 109, 111, 110, 112, 114, 113, 115, 116 and 117 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 321:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 321 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 118:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 118 was agreed.

 

Amendment 119 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As amendment 119 was agreed, amendment 121 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 120:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 120 was agreed.

 

As amendment 120 was agreed, amendments 394, 122, 395 and 399 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 322:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 322 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 123 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 124:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 124 was agreed.

 

As amendment 124 was agreed, amendment 323 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 324:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 324 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 325:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 325 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 125 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 326:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

35

44

Amendment 326 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 126, 127 and 128 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 129:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 129 was agreed.

 

As amendment 129 was agreed, amendments 327, 130, 328, 329 and 20 fell.

 

At 18.24, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Housing (Wales) Bill.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 131:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

9

0

44

Amendment 131 was agreed.

 

Amendment 132 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 133 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 330:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 330 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 396:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 396 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 134 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 21:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

10

23

46

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 22:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

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Total

23

0

24

47

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

 

Amendment 135 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 136 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 397:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 397 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 398:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 398 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 137, 138, 139 and 140 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 331:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 331 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 141 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 142 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 332:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 332 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 143 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 144 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

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Total

13

0

33

46

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 333:

For

Abstain

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Total

18

0

28

46

Amendment 333 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 150 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 334:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 334 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 151 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 152 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 153 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 154 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 155, 156 and 157 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 158 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167 and 168 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 335:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 335 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 336:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 336 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 169 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 412 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 337:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 337 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 338:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 338 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 339:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 339 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 170 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 171 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 172 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 173 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 400:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 400 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 174 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 175 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 176 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 177 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 178 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 179 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 180 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 181 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 182 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 183 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 184 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 185 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 186 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 187 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 188 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 189 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 190 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 191 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 192, 193 and 194 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 340:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 340 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 195 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 341:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 341 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 196 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendments 197, 198,199, 200, 201, 202, 203 and 204 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 25 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 205 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 401:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 401 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 401 was not agreed, amendment 411 fell.

 

Amendments 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220 and 221 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 342:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 342 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 222 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 223 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 402:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 402 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 403:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 403 was not agreed.

 

Amendments 224, 225, 226 and 227 were disposed of en bloc and were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 343:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 343 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 405:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 405 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 228 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 229:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 229 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 230:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

10

0

45

Amendment 230 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 231:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 231 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 232:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 232 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 233:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 233 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 234:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 234 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 344:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 344 was not agreed.

 

As amendment 344 was not agreed, amendment 352 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 345:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 346:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

0

24

26

Amendment 346 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 235:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

10

0

46

Amendment 235 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 347:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 347 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 348:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 348 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 236 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 237 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 349:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 349 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 238 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 239:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

10

46

Amendment 239 was agreed.

 

As Amendment 239 was agreed, amendment 240 fell

 

Amendment 241 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 242 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 409:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

36

46

Amendment 409 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 243 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 413 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 351:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

31

46

Amendment 351 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 27:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

23

0

24

47

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

1

23

46

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

        For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

4

29

46

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

 

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, proceedings were adjourned. Sections 2 to 52, 54 to 59 and Schedule 1 of the Bill were deemed agreed.