Votes and Proceedings - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Senedd

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Meeting time: 13.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5667


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1       Questions to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs

The item started at 13.30

Questions 1 – 2 and 4 - 9 were asked. Question 3 was withdrawn. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Minister after question 2.

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2       Questions to the Minister for Housing and Local Government

The item started at 14.16

The first 8 questions were asked. Question 3 was answered by the Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government. The Presiding Officer invited party spokespeople to ask questions to the Minister after question 2.

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3       Topical Questions

The item started at 15.12

To ask the Minister for Education

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West): Will the Minister respond to ongoing administrative issues at Swansea University, including recent news that the University is seven months late publishing its financial report?  

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

[This question will be answered by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport]

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What discussions has the Minister had with Allied Bakeries in light of the company's announcement that it's to halt production at its Heath site in Cardiff, putting 180 jobs at risk?

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4       90 Second Statements

The item started at 15.29.

Elin Jones made a statement celebrating 50 years of Sali Mali.

Mick Antoniw made a statement on World Humanism Day (21 June 2019).

Vikki Howells made a statement on LGBT Pride Month 2019 and the 20th Anniversary of the first Cardiff Pride.

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5       Motion to annul the National Health Service (Welsh Language in Primary Care Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019

The item started at 15.35

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

NDM7057 Dai Lloyd (South Wales West

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 27.2:

Agrees that The National Health Service (Welsh Language in Primary Care Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019, laid before the Assembly on 9 May 2019, be annulled.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

3

27

49

The motion was not agreed.

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6       Member Debate under Standing Order 11.21(iv) - Teaching the History of Wales

The item started at 16.04

NDM7068 Sian Gwenllian (Arfon)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that the history of Wales is taught to every school pupil in Wales without exception.

Co-Submitter
Suzy Davies (South Wales West)

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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7       Debate on Petition P-05-869: Declare a Climate Emergency and fit all policies with zero-carbon targets

The item started at 17.10

NDM7076 Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the petition ‘P-05-869 Declare a Climate Emergency and fit all policies with zero-carbon targets’ which received 6,148 signatures.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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8       Brexit Party debate - Leaving the European Union

The item started at 17.57

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

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM7071 Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that Wales voted to leave the European Union.

2. Regrets that the UK did not leave the EU on 29 March 2019, despite repeated promises to do so by the UK Government, and 498 MPs having voted to trigger the Article 50 process to leave by that date.

3. Rejects any extension of the UK’s membership of the EU beyond 31 October 2019.

4. Notes that leaving without a deal could reduce the cost of food, clothing and footwear significantly, and will save the UK taxpayer £39 billion.

5. Resolves that the UK should leave the European Union without a deal on the 31 October 2019 unless the EU, at least:

a) offers the UK a comprehensive free trade agreement; and

b) accepts alternative arrangements in place of the Northern Ireland protocol.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

4

0

45

49

The motion without amendment was not agreed.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete all and replace with:

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

2. Regrets that the United Kingdom is yet to leave the European Union.

3. Believes that the outcome of the referendum should be implemented.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

2

38

49

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

As the Assembly has not agreed the motion without amendment, and has not agreed the amendments tabled to the motion, the motion is therefore NOT agreed.

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9       Voting Time

The item started at 18.50.

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10    Short Debate

The item started at 18.52.

NDM7069 Mike Hedges (Swansea East)

Poverty in Wales: What is causing it and what can be done to alleviate it.

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The meeting concluded at 19.13

The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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