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Transcript: Transcript for 23/11/2021 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

(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

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Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

Questions 1-3 and 5-8 were asked. Question 4 was withdrawn. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

 

Point of Order

Darren Millar raised a Point of Order regarding an answer given by the First Minister and asked that the First Minister correct the record in relation to the leader of the Welsh Conservative group’s willingness to meet to discuss co-operation on areas of common interest. The Llywydd stated that the First Minister should review the relevant correspondence and correct the Record if necessary.

 

(30 mins)

2.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.28

 

(45 mins)

3.

Statement by the First Minister: British-Irish Council Summit Wales

Minutes:

The item started at 14.45

 

(45 mins)

4.

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

Minutes:

The item started at 15.19

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 15.52 the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended the meeting.

 

(30 mins)

5.

Statement by the Minister for Climate Change: Second Homes and Affordability

Minutes:

The item started at 16.02

 

(30 mins)

6.

Statement by the Minister for Education and Welsh Language: The Welsh Language Communities Housing Plan

Minutes:

The item started at 16.44.

 

(20 mins)

7.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 20) Regulations 2021

NDM7838 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 20) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 29 October 2021.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.13

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

NDM7838 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

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

1. Approves that the draft The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 20) Regulations 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 29 October 2021.

Supporting Documents
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

13

50

The motion was agreed.

(15 mins)

8.

LCM on the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualifications (Dissolved Companies) Bill

NDM7837 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) 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 21 September 2021 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill

Supporting Documents
Report of the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.29

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

NDM7837 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) 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 21 September 2021 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill

Supporting Documents
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

11

50

The motion was agreed.

 

(15 mins)

9.

LCM on the Armed Forces Bill

NDM7836 Hannah Blythyn (Delyn)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Armed Forces 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 28 May 2021 and 30 June 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Armed Forces Bill

Supporting Document
Report of the Equality and Social Justice Committee
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

 

Minutes:

The item started at 17.47

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

NDM7836 Hannah Blythyn (Delyn)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Armed Forces 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 28 May 2021 and 30 June 2021 respectively in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

Armed Forces Bill

Supporting Document
Report of the Equality and Social Justice Committee
Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

11

50

The motion was agreed.

 

(60 mins)

10.

Debate: The Welsh Language Commissioner’s Annual Report 2020-21 and the Commissioner’s second 5-year report

NDM7835 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Notes the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Annual Report (2020-21).

2. Notes the Welsh Language Commissioner's 5 year Report (2016-20).

Welsh Language Commissioner’s Annual Report (2020-21)

Welsh Language Commissioner's 5 year Report (2016-20)

Minutes:

The item started at 17.56

NDM7835 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Notes the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Annual Report (2020-21).

2. Notes the Welsh Language Commissioner's 5 year Report (2016-20).

Welsh Language Commissioner’s Annual Report (2020-21)

Welsh Language Commissioner's 5 year Report (2016-20)

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(30 mins)

11.

Debate: President of the Welsh Tribunals Annual Report

NDM7834 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the annual report of the President of Welsh Tribunals on the operation of the Welsh Tribunals over the 2020-2021 financial year.

President of Welsh Tribunals Annual Report 2020-2021 (senedd.wales)

Minutes:

The item started at 18.23

NDM7834 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the annual report of the President of Welsh Tribunals on the operation of the Welsh Tribunals over the 2020-2021 financial year.

President of Welsh Tribunals Annual Report 2020-2021 (senedd.wales)

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 18.48 proceedings were suspended to allow a technical break before Voting Time.

 

12.

Voting Time

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 12.44, the bell was rung and the meeting adjourned and reconvened at 18.55 for voting time. 

The item started at 18.55

 

Votes Summary

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