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Note No. Item

(30 mins)

1.

Statement by the First Minister: The Paris Attacks

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 13.30

 

Presiding Officer Statement

The item started at 13.30

The Presiding Officer sent the Assembly’s condolences to the casualties of the attacks that have recently taken place in Paris, Beirut, Egypt and elsewhere.

(45 mins)

2.

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 13.48

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

Urgent Question

The item started at 14.33

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn) What discussions has the Welsh Government held regarding the future of HMRC offices in Wales?

(30 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Supporting documents:

Decision:

The item started at 14.45

4.

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2015 - Withdrawn

Motion to suspend Standing Orders

The item started at 14.46

NNDM5883 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 NNDM5874 to be considered in Plenary on Tuesday 17 November 2015.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

5.

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015

NNDM5874 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

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

Approves that the draft The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 20 October 2015.

Supporting Documents
The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee – no reporting points

Decision:

The item started at 14.56

NNDM5874 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

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

Approves that the draft The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 20 October 2015.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

6.

Debate on the Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 14-15

NDM5873 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 2014-15.

'Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 2014-15'

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at the end of the Motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to accept the recommendation in the Independent Review of the Children's Commissioner for Wales by Dr Mike Shooter that the responsibility for the appointment and the funding of the Children's Commissioner should be transferred to the National Assembly for Wales.

'An Independent Review of the Role and Functions of the Children's Commissioner for Wales'

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that the Commissioner's Office 'remains concerned at the continued lack of progress within key areas of CAMHS including the availability of early intervention services; access to community specialist CAMHS, including psychological therapies; assessment protocols and the availability of Autistic Spectrum Disorder treatment and support, provision within youth justice settings; and the level of resources allocated to CAMHS'.

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to deliver their improvement programme on CAMHS as a matter of urgency.

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.02

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

NDM5873 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 2014-15.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at the end of the Motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to accept the recommendation in the Independent Review of the Children's Commissioner for Wales by Dr Mike Shooter that the responsibility for the appointment and the funding of the Children's Commissioner should be transferred to the National Assembly for Wales.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes that the Commissioner's Office 'remains concerned at the continued lack of progress within key areas of CAMHS including the availability of early intervention services; access to community specialist CAMHS, including psychological therapies; assessment protocols and the availability of Autistic Spectrum Disorder treatment and support, provision within youth justice settings; and the level of resources allocated to CAMHS'.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to deliver their improvement programme on CAMHS as a matter of urgency.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 3 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5873 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

Notes the Children's Commissioner for Wales' Annual Report 2014-15.

Notes that the Commissioner's Office 'remains concerned at the continued lack of progress within key areas of CAMHS including the availability of early intervention services; access to community specialist CAMHS, including psychological therapies; assessment protocols and the availability of Autistic Spectrum Disorder treatment and support, provision within youth justice settings; and the level of resources allocated to CAMHS'.

Calls on the Welsh Government to deliver their improvement programme on CAMHS as a matter of urgency.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

The motion as amended was agreed.

7.

Debate on the Apprenticeship Levy - Withdrawn

(15 mins)

8.

Stage 4 of the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

NDM5882 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

Supporting Documents
Renting Homes (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.38

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

NDM5882 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

The motion was agreed.

9.

Voting Time

Decision:

The item started at 15.56

At 15.59, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill.

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

(180 mins)

10.

Debate on Stage 3 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (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 as agreed by the Assembly on 10 November 2015.

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

1. Meaning of “regulated service”

77, 103, 104, 102, 76

2. Fit and proper persons

78, 79, 83, 85, 86, 1, 91, 92, 94, 34

3. Duration of domiciliary support visits

80, 81, 84, 87, 93

4. Conditions for the grant of an application

82

5. Annual returns

88, 89, 90

6. Cautions

2, 3, 25, 36

7. Prohibition on zero hours contracts

95, 99, 100, 101

8. Whistleblowing

96, 98

9. Regulations about standards of care and support to be provided by a service provider

97

10. Lay reviewers

38, 39

11. Compliance with United Nations Principles and Conventions

40, 41, 67

12. Proceedings in respect of offences under Part 1

4

13. Technical and drafting corrections

5, 28, 10, 14

14. Commissioning of regulated services

74, 75

15. Registers kept or maintained by Social Care Wales

6, 20, 24, 31, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 37, 35

16. Regulations regarding information relating to assessment of the financial sustainability of service providers

68

17. Rules, codes and guidance made by Social Care Wales under this Act

15, 16, 17, 18, 29, 30

18. Meaning of "social care worker"

19

19. Registration of social care workers with Social Care Wales

42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66

20. Registration

21, 22, 23

21.  Fitness to practise

26, 27

22.  Joint exercise of functions

32, 33

23. Procedures for making regulations and orders

69, 70, 71, 72, 73

Supporting Documents
Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments
Grouping of Amendments

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.14

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 as agreed by the Assembly on 10 November 2015.

A vote was taken on Amendment 77:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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.

As amendment 77 was not agreed, amendment 103 fell.

Amendment 104 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 78:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 79:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 80 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 81 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 82:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 83:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 84 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 85:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 86:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

Amendment 86 was not agreed

Amendment 1 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 87 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 88 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 89 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 90 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 78 was not agreed, amendment 91 fell.

As amendment 78 was not agreed, amendment 92 fell.

Amendment 93 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 94:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

27

52

Amendment 94 was not agreed

Amendment 2 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 95:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

38

52

Amendment 95 was not agreed

A vote was taken on Amendment 96:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 97 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 98:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 38:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 39:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 40:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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.

As amendment 40 was not agreed, amendment 41 fell.

As amendment 95 was not agreed, amendment 99 fell.

As amendment 95 was not agreed, amendment 100 fell.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 6 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 68 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 75 was not moved.

Amendment 15 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 18 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 19 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 20 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 42 was withdrawn.

Amendment 43 was not moved

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 44 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 45 fell.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 46 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 47 fell.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 48 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 49 fell.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 50 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 51 fell.

Amendment 52 was not moved.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 53 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 54 fell.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 55 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 56 fell.

Amendment 21 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 57 was not moved.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 58 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 59 fell.

Amendment 22 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 60 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 61 fell.

Amendment 62 was not moved

Amendment 24 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 63 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 64 fell.

As amendment 42 was not agreed, amendment 65 fell.

As amendment 43 was not agreed, amendment 66 fell.

Amendment 25 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 26 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 28 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 29 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 30 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 31 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 32 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 33 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 37 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 34 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 95 was not agreed, amendment 101 fell.

Amendment 35 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 102 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 71:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 72:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 73:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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 36 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 76 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.