Agenda - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Senedd

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Meeting time: 13.30
 


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1       Questions to the Minister for Education

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

The Presiding Officer will call party spokespeople to ask questions without notice after Question 2.

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2       Questions to the Minister for Health and Social Services

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

The Presiding Officer will call party spokespeople to ask questions without notice after Question 2.

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3       Topical Questions

(20 mins)                                                                                                         

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Minister make a statement on the expert commission that will be appointed with regards to the M4 corridor around Newport?

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4       90 Second Statements

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

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Motion to elect a Member to a committee (5 mins)

 

NDM7063 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 17.13(ii), elects Caroline Jones (Brexit Party) as a Member of the Business Committee.

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5       Welsh Conservatives debate - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM7058 Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that 8 June 2019 marks four years since the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board was placed into special measures.

2. Further notes that ministerial oversight of special measures arrangements at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has consistently been with the current health Minister.

3. Regrets that the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board still has significant improvements to make in its mental health services and its governance, leadership and oversight, in spite of spending longer in special measures for these matters than any organisation in the history of the National Health Service.

4. Calls upon the health Minister to accept his responsibility for failing to deliver the required improvement at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board over the past four years and resign.

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

Delete points 2, 3, and 4 and replace with:

Recognises the progress made in the initial areas identified as concerns in 2015 and the continued focus and improvement required for de-escalation.

Notes that any decisions on changing the escalation status of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will be taken after receiving advice from the Wales Audit Office, Health Inspectorate Wales and the NHS Wales Chief Executive.

 

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6       Plaid Cymru debate - A confirmatory European Union referendum

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM7059 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn) 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales declares its unequivocal support for a confirmatory referendum on whatever terms proposed by any Prime Minister that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, with remain on the ballot paper.

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Delete all and replace with;

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales;

1. Recognises that it has been nearly three years since the people of Wales voted to leave the EU and that we are no closer to fulfilling their wishes.

2. Regrets that despite the UK Government spending £9m on a leaflet promising to abide by the results of the referendum and the majority of MPs elected in 2017 standing on manifestos that promised to deliver Brexit, MPs from both main parties have sought to prevent the UK from leaving the EU.

3. Calls on the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to carry out the wishes of the people and leave the EU no later than the 31 October 2019.

[If amendment 1 is agreed, amendments 2 and 3 will be de-selected] 

Amendment 2 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete all and replace with:

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the people of Wales voted to leave the European Union in the referendum held in June 2016.

2. Believes that the outcome of referendums should always be implemented.

[If amendment 2 is agreed, amendment 3 will be de-selected] 

Amendment 3 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

After 'ballot paper' insert 'and re-iterates its view that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would be a disastrous and wholly unacceptable outcome.'

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

(60 mins)                                                                                                         

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.

Co-Submitters:

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)

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8       Voting Time     

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9       Short Debate

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM7060 Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales)

Rewilding Wales: the case for breathing life into our landscapes and rural communities on World Environment Day.

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The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Tuesday, 11 June 2019

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