NDM6146 Plaid Cymru debate

NDM6146 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the UK Government is reported to have received £8 billion from the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme (MPS), in accordance with current arrangements which sees it receiving 50 percent of the MPS surplus, and further notes that the UK Government received £750 million in surplus payments in 2014 alone;

2. Calls for a review of the fifty-fifty surplus sharing arrangement between the UK Government and MPS, as advocated by the National Union of Mineworkers.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to work with other devolved administrations, and local and regional leaders in England, to secure a UK Government review of the MPS surplus arrangements and to seek a continuation of the UK Government to act as guarantor of the MPS.


Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 10/11/2016

Decision due: 16 Nov 2016 by Plenary

Lead member: Rhun ap Iorwerth MS



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