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Transcript: Transcript for 17/11/2020 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

This meeting was held in a hybrid format, with some Members in the Senedd Chamber and others 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

Minutes:

The item started at 13.31

Questions 1–6 and question 8 were asked. Question 7 was not asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

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 Question 5 was withdrawn.

(15 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.40

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 15.01 the Presiding Officer suspended the meeting.

(45 mins)

3.

Statement by the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales: TATA Steel

Minutes:

The item started at 15.11

 

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport: Llwybr Newydd – A new Wales Transport Strategy

Minutes:

The item started at 16.07

 

(45 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: The Mutual Investment Model

Minutes:

The item started at 17.07

 

(45 mins)

6.

Statement by the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip: Marking Interfaith Week

Minutes:

The item started at 17.39

 

(15 mins)

7.

The Representation of the People (Election Expenses Exclusion) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2020

NDM7468 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Representation of the People (Election Expenses Exclusion) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2020 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 7 October 2020.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Explanatory Memorandum

Minutes:

The item started at 18.18

NDM7468 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Representation of the People (Election Expenses Exclusion) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2020 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 7 October 2020.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(15 mins)

8.

LCM on the Non-Domestic Ratings (Public Lavatories) Bill

NDM7476 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) 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 was laid in Table Office on 7 May 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Report of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 18.22

NDM7476 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) 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 was laid in Table Office on 7 May 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

(30 mins)

9.

Debate: The Second Supplementary Budget 2020-21

NDM7443 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2020-21 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday, 20 October 2020.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i) the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii) the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii) a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv) a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v) a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi) details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Finance Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 18.26

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

NDM7443 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2020-21 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday, 20 October 2020.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i) the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii) the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii) a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv) a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v) a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi) details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

29

21

4

54

The motion was agreed.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 18.55 the Presiding Officer suspended the meeting.

 

10.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020

NDM7470 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 5 November 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Welsh Government response to the Committee’s Report

Minutes:

The item started at 19.02

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

NDM7470 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

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

1. Approves The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 5 November 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

13

4

54

The motion was agreed.

 

11.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2020

NDM7469 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) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 9 November 2020.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Welsh Government response to the Committee’s Report

 

Minutes:

The item started at 19.02

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

NDM7469 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) (Wales) Regulations 2020 laid in the Table Office on 9 November 2020.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

3

1

54

The motion was agreed.

 

(15 mins)

12.

Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum on The European Union Withdrawal (Consequential Modifications) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020

NDM7475 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd agrees, in accordance with Standing Order 30A.10, that the Secretary of State makes the European Union Withdrawal (Consequential Modifications) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, in accordance with the draft laid in Table Office on 2 November 2020.

The Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 2 November 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 30A.2.

Supporting Documents

Written Statement by the Welsh Government

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 19.28

NDM7475 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd agrees, in accordance with Standing Order 30A.10, that the Secretary of State makes the European Union Withdrawal (Consequential Modifications) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, in accordance with the draft laid in Table Office on 2 November 2020.

The Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 2 November 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 30A.2.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(45 mins)

13.

Debate: The Report of the Elections Planning Group

NDM7467 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the Report of the Elections Planning Group.

Elections Planning Group Report

Minutes:

The item started at 19.37

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

NDM7467 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the Report of the Elections Planning Group.

Elections Planning Group Report

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

6

1

54

The motion was agreed.

 

14.

Voting Time

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 20.21 the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended the meeting.

The item started at 20.25

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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