NDM7029 Member Debate under Standing Order 11.21(iv) - Tackling Poverty

NDM7029 John Griffiths (Newport East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Calls on the Welsh Government to produce a tackling poverty strategy, with a detailed budget and action plan for implementation.

2. Calls on the First Minister to clarify the areas of responsibility for tackling poverty within each ministerial portfolio.

3. Acknowledges and drives accountability on progress made on the tackling poverty agenda.



Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)

Mike Hedges (Swansea East)


Supported by :

Jayne Bryant (Newport West)

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon)

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley)

Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore)

Mark Isherwood (North Wales)

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West)

Lynne Neagle (Torfaen)

Jenny Rathbone ((Cardiff Central)

David Rees (Aberavon)

David J Rowlands (South Wales East)


Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 08/06/2021

Decision due: 5 Jun 2019 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd