Agenda - Plenary


Meeting Venue:

Y Siambr - Senedd

Meeting date:
Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Meeting time: 13.30
 


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

(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 Housing and Local Government

(45 mins)                                                                                                         

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

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3       Topical Questions

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No Topical Questions have been accepted

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4       90 Second Statements

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

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5       Motion to appoint an Acting Standards Commissioner

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

NDM7192 - Jayne Bryant (Newport West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the office of the National Assembly for Wales Commissioner for Standards is vacant.

2. Appoints, Douglas Bain CBE TD, as acting Commissioner in accordance with Section 4(1) of the National Assembly for Wales Commissioner for Standards Measure 2009, on the following terms:

a) the appointment takes effect immediately;

b) the appointment ends immediately when notice is given to the acting Commissioner by the Clerk of the Assembly;

c) the acting Commissioner’s Remuneration is to be a daily rate of £392 (or pro-rata for part of a day) for activities that relate directly to the role and responsibilities of the post plus reasonable expenses;

d) all sums referred to in paragraph 2(c) are to be paid to the acting Commissioner by the Assembly Commission.

National Assembly for Wales Commissioner for Standards Measure 2009

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6       Motion to amend Standing Orders - Proposals to introduce a new Standing Order 18A for oversight of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

NDM7184 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Proposals to introduce a new Standing Order 18A for oversight of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales’ laid in the Table Office on 6 November 2019.

2. Approves the proposal to introduce a new Standing Order 18A, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

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7       Motion to amend Standing Orders - Standing Order 12.63 - Oral Assembly Questions

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

NDM7185 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:

1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee ‘Amending Standing Orders: Standing Order 12.63 - Oral Assembly Questions’ laid in the Table Office on 6 November 2019.

2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Order 12.63, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.

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8       Motion to alter the remit of the Equalities, Local Government and Communities Committee

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

NDM7186 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 16.3, agrees to alter the remit of the Equalities, Local Government and Communities Committee, so that its remit is as follows:

a) to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing (but not restricted to): local government; housing, community regeneration, cohesion and safety; tackling poverty; equality of opportunity and human rights;

b) to exercise the non-budgetary functions set out in Standing Order 18A.2  in relation to accountability and governance of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

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9       Motion to alter the remit of the Finance Committee

(5 mins)                                                                                                           

NDM7187 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 16.3, agrees to alter the remit of the Finance Committee, so that its remit is as follows:

a) to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Orders 18.10, 18.11, 18A.2(iv) and (v), 19 and 20 of the National Assembly for Wales;

b) under Standing Orders 19 and 20, the committee’s responsibilities include considering any report or document laid before the Assembly concerning the use of resources, or expenditure from the Welsh Consolidated Fund, including undertaking budget scrutiny of the bodies directly funded from the Welsh Consolidated Fund;

c) under Standing Orders 18.10 and 18.11, the committee’s responsibilities include oversight of the governance of the Wales Audit Office, as set out in the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013;

d) under Standing Order 18A.2(iv) and (v), to exercise budgetary functions in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales;

e) the committee also considers any proposals for, and the progress of the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales as part of its responsibilities;

f) the committee may also scrutinise legislation introduced to the Assembly.

Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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10    Motion to approve the Assembly Commission's Budget 2020-21

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM7182 Suzy Davies (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 20.16:

Agrees the budget of the Assembly Commission for 2020-21, as specified in Table 1 of the “National Assembly for Wales Assembly Commission Budget 2020-21”, laid before the Assembly on 6 November 2019 and that it be incorporated in the Annual Budget Motion under Standing Order 20.26(ii).

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11    Voting Time     

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12    Short Debate

(30 mins)                                                                                                         

NDM7183 Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales)

The National Development Framework: Turning mid-Wales into the world’s biggest wind farm.

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13    Debate on Stage 3 of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

(180 mins)                                                                                                       

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 as agreed by the Assembly on 6 November 2019.

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Name of the National Assembly for Wales and designation of its Members

162, 127, 2, 128, 44, 147, 148, 149A, 149B, 149C, 149D, 149, 45, 150, 46, 151, 47, 152, 153A, 153B, 153C, 153, 48, 154A, 154B, 154C, 154, 49, 50, 51, 52, 155, 156, 53, 54, 81A, 81B, 81, 16, 129, 69A, 20, 55, 157, 56, 158, 57, 159, 21, 130, 22, 23, 131, 24, 26, 132, 59, 60, 58, 73A, 27, 133, 28, 134, 29, 135, 30, 136, 32, 137, 33, 138, 34, 139, 35, 140, 36, 141, 37, 142, 38, 143, 39, 144, 41, 145, 42, 146, 164A, 164B, 64, 161 

2. Extension of right to vote to persons aged 16 and 17, and associated electoral registration  

102, 3, 4, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 86, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 43, 125, 126, 101, 100

3. Reviews of the operation of the Act

160, 6, 40, 164, 165, 163

4. Extension of right to vote to foreign nationals and associated electoral registration  

5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 61, 62, 63, 1

5. Administration of elections

66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 87, 82, 97, 83, 84

6. Disqualification

88, 25, 89, 90, 91, 92, 98, 99, 73, 31, 74, 75, 76, 93, 94, 65

7. Miscellaneous and general provisions, including coming into force

77, 95, 78, 79, 96, 80, 85

Supporting Documents
Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled list of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments
Letter from the Llywydd regarding the revised Explanatory Memorandum

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The Assembly will sit again in Plenary at 13.30, Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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