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Transcript: Transcript for 12/01/2021 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

This meeting was held in a virtual format, with Members joining by video-conference.

 

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer will call Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

The first 7 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

(30 mins)

2.

Questions to the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition (in respect of his "law officer" responsibilities)

Minutes:

The item started at 14.37

The 5 questions were asked. Questions 2 and 3 were grouped together for answer.

(15 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.52

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy

Minutes:

The item started at 15.19

(60 mins)

5.

Debate on a Statement: Draft Budget 2021-2022

Minutes:

The item started at 16.02

(5 mins)

Motion to suspend Standing Orders

The item started at 16.58

NDM7538 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Orders 33.6 and 33.8:

Suspends that part of Standing Order 11.16 that requires the weekly announcement under Standing Order 11.11 to constitute the timetable for business in Plenary for the following week, to allow NDM7534, NDM7535 and NDM7537 to be considered in Plenary on Tuesday 12 January 2021.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

In accordance with Standing Order 12.24 items 6–9 were grouped for debate but with separate votes.

6.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) Regulations 2020

NDM7536 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 18 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 16.59

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

NDM7536 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 18 December 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

3

3

51

The motion was agreed.

 

7.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

NDM7534 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 16.59

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

NDM7534 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

3

3

52

The motion was agreed.

 

8.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

NDM7537 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 22 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 16.59

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

NDM7537 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 22 December 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

3

3

52

The motion was agreed.

 

9.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, South Africa) (Wales) Regulations 2020

NDM7535 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus, South Africa) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 29 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 16.59

NDM7535 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus, South Africa) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 29 December 2020.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

10.

The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

NDM7533 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 1 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.25

NDM7533 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5:

1. Approves that the draft The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 1 December 2020.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(5 mins)

Motion to suspend Standing Orders

The item started at 17.28

NDM7540 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Orders 33.6 and 33.8:

Suspends that part of Standing Order 11.16 that requires the weekly announcement under Standing Order 11.11 to constitute the timetable for business in Plenary for the following week, to allow NDM7541 to be considered in Plenary on Tuesday 12 January 2021.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

11.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Trade Bill

NDM7541 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Trade Bill in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum and a Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum were laid in Table Office on 2 April 2020, 4 November 2020 and 11 January 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

UK Trade Bill

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on the LCM 

Welsh Government response to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee Report on the LCM 

Report of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee on the LCM

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on the Supplementary LCM (no. 2)

Minutes:

The item started at 17.28

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

NDM7541 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Trade Bill in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum and a Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum were laid in Table Office on 2 April 2020, 4 November 2020 and 11 January 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

UK Trade Bill

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

9

52

The motion was agreed.

 

(15 mins)

12.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

NDM7542 Vaughan Gething (Cardiff South and Penarth)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum and a Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum were laid in Table Office on 8 July and 2 December 2020 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

Supporting Documents

Report of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on the LCM

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on the LCM

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on the Supplementary LCM

Minutes:

The item started at 18.01

NDM7542 Vaughan Gething (Cardiff South and Penarth)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum and a Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum were laid in Table Office on 8 July and 2 December 2020 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

13.

Voting Time

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 18.13 proceedings were suspended to allow a technical break before voting time.

The item started at 18.20

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents: