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.

 

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Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

The first 11 questions were asked. Question 3 was withdrawn.

 

The Deputy 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 14.15

Point of Order

 

Dafydd Elis-Thomas raised a point of order relating to the previous item, asking whether it was appropriate for a Member to refer to a public body as ‘like a dog returning to vomit’. The Deputy Presiding Officer ruled that it was not for him to limit pungent debate, but that it was not a phrase he himself would have used in a public place.

 

(30 mins)

3.

Statement by the Counsel General on the Referral of the Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill to the Supreme Court

Decision:

The item started at 14.34

(60 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty: Introduction of the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

Decision:

The item started at 14.58

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Finance and Government Business: Tax Devolution in Wales - Consultation on a Land Transaction Tax

Decision:

The item started at 15.24

 

(30 mins)

6.

Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services on The Older People's Commissioner's Report: A place to call home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales

Decision:

The item started at 16.26

 

(30 mins)

7.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Deregulation Bill - amendment in relation to Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Prescribed Information) Order 2007 (Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum - Memorandum No. 6)

NDM5689 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill relating to Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Prescribed Information) Order 2007 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 (Memorandum no. 6) has been laid in Table Office on 30 January 2015 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(iii).

 

A copy of the Deregulation Bill can be found on the Parliament website: http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2013-14/deregulation.html

 

Supporting Documents

Legislative Consent Memorandum

Decision:

The item started at 17.03

 

NDM5689 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill relating to Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Prescribed Information) Order 2007 in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

8.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Serious Crime Bill - amendment in relation to sexual communication with a child (Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum No.3)

NDM5690 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Serious Crime Bill, relating to the creation of an offence of sexual communication with a child 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 30 January 2015 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2(iii).

 

A copy of the Bill can be found on the Parliament website:

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/seriouscrime.html

 

Supporting Document

Legislative Consent Memorandum

Decision:

The item started at 17.04

 

NDM5690 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Serious Crime Bill, relating to the creation of an offence of sexual communication with a child in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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

 

It was agreed under Standing Order 12.24 that the following two items would be debated together but with separate votes.

 

9.

The Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2015

NDM5693 Huw Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil)

 

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

 

Approves that the draft the Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Wales Regulations 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 16 January 2015.

 

Supporting Documents

The Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Wales Regulations 2015

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Decision:

The item started at 17.13

 

NDM5693 Huw Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil)

 

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

 

Approves that the draft the Education Workforce Council (Registration Fees) Wales Regulations 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 16 January 2015.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

10.

The Education Workforce Council (Additional Functions and Revocation) (Wales) Order 2015

NDM5694 Huw Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil)

 

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

 

Approves that the draft the Education Workforce Council (Additional Functions and Revocation) (Wales) Order 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 16 January 2015.

 

Supporting Documents

The Education Workforce Council (Additional Functions and Revocation) (Wales) Order 2015

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.13

 

NDM5694 Huw Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil)

 

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

 

Approves that the draft the Education Workforce Council (Additional Functions and Revocation) (Wales) Order 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 16 January 2015.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

11.

Debate: the General Principles of the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5691 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 Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

The Planning (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 6 October 2014;

 

The report of Environment and Sustainability Committee on the Planning (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 30 January 2015.

 

Supporting Documents

Planning (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Report of the Environment and Sustainability Committee

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.27

 

NDM5691 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 Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(5 mins)

12.

Financial resolution in respect of the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5692 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Planning (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 18.22

 

NDM5692 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Planning (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.

13.

Voting Time

Decision:

There was no voting time.