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Transcript: Transcript for 10/02/2021 - Plenary

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

(150 mins)

1.

Debate: Stage 3 of the Renting Homes (Amendment) (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 agreed by the Senedd on 19 January 2021.

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

1. Repossession Grounds

32, 33, 46, 51, 52

2. Notice periods

34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

3. Standard and fixed term contracts which can be terminated with 2 months notice

9, 53, 54

4. Miscellaneous amendments to the 2016 Act

10, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 56, 21, 25, 26, 27

5. Restrictions on giving notice

1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 8

6. Withdrawal of notice

47, 48, 49, 50, 55

7. Changes to permitted payments under the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) Act (Wales) 2019

5, 6, 7

Supporting Documents

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill (as amended at stage 2)

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled list of amendments

Groupings of amendments

Minutes:

The amendments were 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 Senedd on 19 January 2021.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 13.11 the Meeting was suspended by the Llywydd until 13.16.

A vote was taken on amendment 32:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

8

32

48

Amendment 32 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

40

48

Amendment 33 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 34:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 34 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 35:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 35 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 36:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 36 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 37:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 37 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 38:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 38 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 39 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 40:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 40 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 41:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 41 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 42:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 42 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 43:

For

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 43 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 44:

For

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 44 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 45:

For

Abstain

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Total

8

0

41

49

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 9:

For

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 9 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 10:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 10 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53:

For

Abstain

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Total

14

0

35

49

Amendment 53 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 54:

For

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Total

13

0

36

49

Amendment 54 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 46:

For

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Total

8

2

39

49

Amendment 46 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

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Total

35

9

5

49

Amendment 1 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

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Total

35

9

4

48

Amendment 2 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

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Total

35

11

2

48

Amendment 3 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 4:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

11

2

49

Amendment 4 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 11:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 11 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 12:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 12 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 13:

For

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 13 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 14:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

4

0

49

Amendment 14 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 15:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

12

1

49

Amendment 15 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

4

36

49

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 48:

For

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Total

9

4

36

49

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

For

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Total

9

4

36

49

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 50:

For

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Total

9

4

36

49

Amendment 50 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 16:

For

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Total

45

4

0

49

Amendment 16 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 17:

For

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Total

45

4

0

49

Amendment 17 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 51:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

3

36

49

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52:

For

Abstain

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Total

11

2

36

49

Amendment 52 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

Abstain

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Total

46

2

1

49

Amendment 5 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

2

2

49

Amendment 6 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 18:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

4

0

49

Amendment 18 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 55:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

4

36

49

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 19:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

4

0

49

Amendment 19 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 20:

For

Abstain

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 20 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 56:

For

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Total

13

0

36

49

Amendment 56 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 21:

For

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 21 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 22:

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 22 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 23:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

12

1

49

Amendment 23 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 24:

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Total

36

12

1

49

Amendment 24 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 25:

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 25 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 26:

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Abstain

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 26 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 27:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 27 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 28:

For

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Total

45

0

4

49

Amendment 28 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 29:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 29 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 30:

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 30 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 31:

For

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Total

36

9

4

49

Amendment 31 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 7:

For

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Total

45

3

1

49

Amendment 7 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 8:

For

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Total

36

12

1

49

Amendment 8 was agreed.

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

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 14.32 the meeting was suspended by the Llywydd.

Votes Summary - Stage 3 of the Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

(45 mins)

2.

Questions to the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 14.40

Questions 1–4 and 6-7 were asked. Question 5 was not asked. The Deputy Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Minister after question 2.

 

(45 mins)

3.

Questions to the Minister for Education

Minutes:

The item started at 15.26

Questions 1, 4–9, 11 and 12 were asked. Questions 2 and 3 were withdrawn. Question 10 was not asked. The Deputy Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Minister after question 4.

(10 mins)

4.

Questions to the Senedd Commission

Minutes:

The item started at 16.11

Both questions were asked.

(0 mins)

5.

Topical Questions

No topical questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.

(5 mins)

6.

90 Second Statements

Minutes:

The item started at 16.17

John Griffiths made a statement on Student Volunteering Week.

Jack Sargeant made a statement on National Apprenticeship Week.

Helen Mary Jones made a statement on the Lightbringers Lantern Challenge.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 16.23 the meeting was suspended for 8 minutes.

(60 mins)

7.

Debate: Stage 3 of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) 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 agreed by the Senedd on 19 January 2021.

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

1. Pre-election period: Guidance

15, 17

2. Process for proposing a postponement under section 5

3, 16, 4, 6, 7

3. Last possible election day

5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

4. Additional polling days

8

5. Orders and rules on the conduct of elections to be held in 2021

1, 2

6. Proxy voting

14

Supporting Documents

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill (as amended at stage 2)

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled list of amendments

Groupings of amendments

 

Minutes:

The item started at 16.31

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, the amendments were disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate arise in the Bill.

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

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 16.51 the meeting was suspended by the Llywydd until 16.53.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

37

51

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

3

37

51

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 16:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

2

10

51

Amendment 16 was agreed.

Amendment 4 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

3

37

52

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

4

1

52

Amendment 7 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 8:

For

Abstain

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Total

14

1

37

52

Amendment 8 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 9:

For

Abstain

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Total

11

4

37

52

Amendment 9 was not agreed.

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

A vote was taken on amendment 10:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

4

37

52

Amendment 10 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 11:

For

Abstain

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Total

11

4

37

52

Amendment 11 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 12:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

4

37

52

Amendment 12 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 13:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

4

37

52

Amendment 13 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

1

4

52

Amendment 1 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

1

3

52

Amendment 2 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 14:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

5

36

52

Amendment 14 was not agreed.

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

 

(15 mins)

8.

Debate: Stage 4 of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill

Minutes:

The item started at 17.26

Stage 4 motion to approve the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

9

5

50

The motion was agreed.

 

 

Votes Summary – Stages 3 and 4 of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill

Supporting documents: