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Transcript: Transcript for 02/02/2021 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Items
Note No. Item

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

 

(60 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.

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip will answer questions for the last 15 minutes of this session on matters relating to her responsibilities.

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

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

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip answered questions 1-2 and 4-5 for the last 15 minutes of this session on matters relating to her responsibilities. Question 3 was withdrawn

 

(15 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.43

 

(30 mins)

3.

Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Minutes:

The item started at 15.03

(30 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Clinical Review Update

Minutes:

The item started at 15.50

 

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Progress on Devolved Taxes

Minutes:

The item started at 16.29

 

(30 mins)

In accordance with Standing Order 12.24 items 6-8 were grouped for debate with separate votes.

6.

The Landfill Disposals Tax (Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

NDM7573 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Landfill Disposals Tax (Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Finance Committee

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.12

NDM7573 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Landfill Disposals Tax (Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

7.

The Land Transaction Tax (Tax Bands and Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

NDM7572 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Land Transaction Tax (Tax Bands and Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Finance Committee

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.12

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

NDM7572 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Land Transaction Tax (Tax Bands and Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 21 December 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

11

3

53

The motion was agreed.

 

 

8.

The Land Transaction Tax (Specified Amount of Relevant Rent) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

NDM7571 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Land Transaction Tax (Specified Amount of Relevant Rent) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 22 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Finance Committee

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.12

NDM7571 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Land Transaction Tax (Specified Amount of Relevant Rent) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 22 December 2020.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

 

(15 mins)

9.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (No. 3) (Wales) Regulations 2021

NDM7570 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (No. 3) (Wales) Regulations 2021 laid in the Table Office on 21 January 2021.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.30

NDM7570 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (No. 3) (Wales) Regulations 2021 laid in the Table Office on 21 January 2021.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(15 mins)

10.

The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021

NDM7574 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 25.15 approves the draft version of The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021.

The draft Order and Explanatory Memorandum were laid in the Table Office on 19 January 2021.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Counsel General’s response to committee report

Minutes:

The item started at 17.35

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

NDM7574 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 25.15 approves the draft version of The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021.

The draft Order and Explanatory Memorandum were laid in the Table Office on 19 January 2021.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

49

0

4

53

The motion was agreed.

 

 

(60 mins)

In accordance with Standing Order 12.24 items 11-12 were grouped for debate with separate votes.

11.

Debate: The General Principles of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill

NDM7579 Julie James (Swansea West) 

To propose that the Senedd accordance with Standing Order 26.102: 

Agrees to the general principles of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill. 

The Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 27 January 2021.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.43

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

NDM7579 Julie James (Swansea West) 

To propose that the Senedd accordance with Standing Order 26.102: 

Agrees to the general principles of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill. 

The Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 27 January 2021.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

5

53

The motion was agreed.

 

 

12.

The financial resolution in respect of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill

NDM7578 Rebecca Evans (Gower) 

To propose that the Senedd, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill. 

Minutes:

The item started at 17.43

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

NDM7578 Rebecca Evans (Gower) 

To propose that the Senedd, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill. 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

5

43

The motion was agreed.

 

13.

Voting Time

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 18.24 proceedings were suspended to allow a technical break before voting time.

The item started at 18.28

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents: