Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y Senedd

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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

Questions 1-3 and 5-10 were asked. Question 4 was withdrawn.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 14.16

(30 mins)

3.

Statement by the Minister for Finance and Government Business: Report on the Budget Tour 2015 - 'Investing in the Wales we Want'

Decision:

The item started at 14.24

(30 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Natural Resources: The UN Goals and the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act

Decision:

The item started at 14.55

 

(60 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Public Services: Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill

Decision:

The item started at 15.25

(15 mins)

6.

Debate on Stage 4 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill

NDM5893 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

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

Approves the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill.

Supporting Documents
Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.12

NDM5893 Mark Drakeford (Cardiff West)

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

Approves the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(60 mins)

7.

Debate on Affordable Housing Targets

NDM5884 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the latest progress towards the Welsh Government's increased target of 10,000 additional affordable homes during this Assembly, and that 91 per cent of that target has been achieved.

The latest statistics on affordable housing provision in Wales for 2014-15

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes the need to end Wales's housing crisis and regrets that the Welsh Government's affordable housing target has no connection to the number in housing need.

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes the research of Professor Holmans which states that "if future need and demand for housing in Wales is to be met, there needs to be a return to rates of house building not seen for almost 20 years, and an increase in the rate of growth of affordable housing."

'Public Policy Institute for Wales Report - Future Need and Demand for Housing in Wales'

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that the target for building affordable homes should be doubled in the next Assembly term.

Decision:

The item started at 16.23

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

NDM5884 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the latest progress towards the Welsh Government's increased target of 10,000 additional affordable homes during this Assembly, and that 91 per cent of that target has been achieved.

The latest statistics on affordable housing provision in Wales for 2014-15

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes the need to end Wales's housing crisis and regrets that the Welsh Government's affordable housing target has no connection to the number in housing need.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

33

48

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Notes the research of Professor Holmans which states that "if future need and demand for housing in Wales is to be met, there needs to be a return to rates of house building not seen for almost 20 years, and an increase in the rate of growth of affordable housing."

'Public Policy Institute for Wales Report - Future Need and Demand for Housing in Wales'

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

49

0

0

49

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 3 - Aled Roberts (North Wales)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that the target for building affordable homes should be doubled in the next Assembly term.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

33

49

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM5884 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the latest progress towards the Welsh Government's increased target of 10,000 additional affordable homes during this Assembly, and that 91 per cent of that target has been achieved.

2. Notes the research of Professor Holmans which states that "if future need and demand for housing in Wales is to be met, there needs to be a return to rates of house building not seen for almost 20 years, and an increase in the rate of growth of affordable housing."

For

Abstain

Against

Total

49

0

0

49

The motion as amended was agreed.

8.

Voting Time

Decision:

The item started at 17.02

Votes Summary

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