Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Items
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

The first 8 questions were asked. Question 9 was withdrawn. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after Question 2.

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.19

Motion to suspend Standing Order 11.16 to allow the next item of business to be debated

The item started at 14.34

NNDM5860 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.6:

Suspends that part of Standing Order 11.16 that requires the weekly statement and announcement under Standing Order 11.11 to constitute the timetable for business in Plenary for the following week, to allow NNDM5861 to be considered in Plenary on Tuesday 3 November 2015.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

3.

Debate on the Draft Wales Bill

NNDM5861 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the publication of the draft Wales Bill by the UK Government on 20 October 2015 and regrets that the current model for reserved powers falls short of the recommendations of the Silk Commission Part 2.

Draft Wales Bill

Silk Commission Part 2

Supported by:
Elin Jones (Ceredigion)
Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

Decision:

The item started at 14.34

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

NNDM5861 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the publication of the draft Wales Bill by the UK Government on 20 October 2015 and regrets that the current model for reserved powers falls short of the recommendations of the Silk Commission Part 2.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

12

0

52

The motion was agreed.

 

(30 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Public Services: Delivering for our Armed Forces and their families

Decision:

The item started at 15.36

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Finance and Government Business: State of the Estate Report

Decision:

The item started at 16.14

6.

Statement by the Deputy Minister for Farming and Food: The TB Eradication Programme - Postponed

(30 mins)

7.

Rent Smart Wales - Code of Practice (Statutory Obligations and Best Practice Guide), as a result of Consultation - Part 1 Housing (Wales) Act 2014

NDM5857 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

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

Approves that the draft Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents licensed under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 6 October 2015. 

Supporting Documents
Draft Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents licensed under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee – no reporting points

Decision:

The item started at 16.44

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

NDM5857 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

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

Approves that the draft Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents licensed under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 6 October 2015. 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

The motion was agreed.

 

(5 mins)

8.

Order of consideration of amendments for the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

NDM5859 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a)         sections 7 to 29,

b)         sections 31 to 88,

c)         sections 90 to 101,

d)         sections 103 to 119,

e)         sections 121 to 131,

f)          sections 133 to 146,

g)         sections 148 to 257,

h)        Schedules 2 to 11,

i)          section 30,

j)          section 89,

k)         section 102,

l)          section 120,

m)        section 132,

n)        section 147,

o)         sections 1 to 4,

p)         Schedule 1,

q)         sections 5 to 6,

r)          long title

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.59

NDM5859 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a)         sections 7 to 29,

b)         sections 31 to 88,

c)         sections 90 to 101,

d)         sections 103 to 119,

e)         sections 121 to 131,

f)          sections 133 to 146,

g)         sections 148 to 257,

h)        Schedules 2 to 11,

i)          section 30,

j)          section 89,

k)         section 102,

l)          section 120,

m)        section 132,

n)        section 147,

o)         sections 1 to 4,

p)         Schedule 1,

q)         sections 5 to 6,

r)          long title

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(5 mins)

9.

Debate on the Financial Resolution of the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill

NDM5858 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (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 16.59

NDM5858 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (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 motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

10.

Debate on the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 2014 - 2015

NDM5856 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 'Shaping the future of equality and human rights'.

A copy of the report can be accessed using the below link:

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/shaping-future-equality-and-human-rights

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to work with the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales to send a strong message to the UK Government that we oppose any attempt to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998.

The Human Rights Act 1998

Decision:

The item started at 17.00

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

NDM5856 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 'Shaping the future of equality and human rights'.

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to work with the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales to send a strong message to the UK Government that we oppose any attempt to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

Amendment 1 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5856 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

1. Notes the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Review 'Shaping the future of equality and human rights'.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to work with the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales to send a strong message to the UK Government that we oppose any attempt to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

The motion as amended was agreed.

 

11.

Voting Time

Decision:

The item started at 17.37

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents: