Agenda and minutes

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Note: 20(v3) 

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Transcript: Transcript for 28/09/2021 - 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.

 

(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.

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Minutes:

The item started at 13.31

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

 

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.27

 

(45 mins)

3.

Statement by the First Minister: Intergovernmental Relations

Minutes:

The item started at 14.55

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 15.36 the meeting was suspended by the Presiding Officer.

 

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Economy: The Shared Prosperity Fund and Levelling Up Fund

Minutes:

The item started at 15.47

 

(45 mins)

5.

Legislative Consent Motion on the Environment Bill

NDM7781 - Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Environment 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 the Table Office on 18 June 2021 and 3 September 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Environment Bill

Supporting Documents
Report of the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee  Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee
Welsh Government response to the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee report

Minutes:

The item started at 16.34

 

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

 

NDM7781 - Julie James (Swansea West)

 

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Environment 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 the Table Office on 18 June 2021 and 3 September 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Environment Bill

 

The result was as follows:

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

12

53

 

The motion was agreed.

 

(60 mins)

6.

Debate: Using the UK Government Spending Review to address coal tip safety in Wales

NDM7782 - Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

Calls on the UK Government to discharge its responsibilities in agreeing a funding programme for long-term remediation, reclamation and repurposing of coal tip sites in Wales.

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete ‘UK Government to discharge its’ and replace with ‘Welsh Government and the UK Government to discharge their’.

Minutes:

The item started at 17.14

 

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

 

NDM7782 - Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the Senedd:

Calls on the UK Government to discharge its responsibilities in agreeing a funding programme for long-term remediation, reclamation and repurposing of coal tip sites in Wales.

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

 

Delete ‘UK Government to discharge its’ and replace with ‘Welsh Government and the UK Government to discharge their’.

 

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

39

53

 

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion:

 

NDM7782 - Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

 

To propose that the Senedd:

 

Calls on the UK Government to discharge its responsibilities in agreeing a funding programme for long-term remediation, reclamation and repurposing of coal tip sites in Wales.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

14

53

 

The motion without amendment was agreed.

 

7.

Voting Time

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 17.46 proceedings were suspended to allow a technical break before voting time.

 

The item started at 17.53

 

Votes Summary

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