Meetings

Topical Questions

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 21/10/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 14/10/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the First Minister

 

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Will the First Minister make a statement following the latest news that the UK Prime Minister has rejected a further request made by the Welsh Government on 13 October relating to travel restrictions?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

To the First Minister

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Will the First Minister make a statement following the latest news that the UK Prime Minister has rejected a further request made by the Welsh Government on 13 October relating to travel restrictions?

 


Meeting: 07/10/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): What support is the Welsh Government providing to Stadco following news that it intends to close its factory in Llanfyllin, affecting 129 employees?

 

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What assessment has the Minister made of supply chain issues affecting Roche Pharmaceuticals, and its implications on testing capacity in the Welsh NHS?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.18

To the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): What support is the Welsh Government providing to Stadco following news that it intends to close its factory in Llanfyllin, affecting 129 employees?

 

To the Minister for Health and Social Services

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What assessment has the Minister made of supply chain issues affecting Roche Pharmaceuticals, and its implications on testing capacity in the Welsh NHS?


Meeting: 30/09/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 23/09/2020 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

No topical questions have been accepted.

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.


Meeting: 16/09/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.


Meeting: 15/07/2020 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Minister make a statement on weekly Covid-19 testing for care home staff?

 

To ask the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language; to be answered by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

 

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent):  Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's approach to media policy and support for the media industry following the recent series of redundancies?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.46

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Minister make a statement on weekly Covid-19 testing for care home staff?

To ask the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language; to be answered by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent):  Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's approach to media policy and support for the media industry following the recent series of redundancies?

 


Meeting: 08/07/2020 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To be answered by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon): Will the Minister provide an update on the support that will be available to the arts in Wales after the UK Government announced a package to support the sector to cope with the effects of Covid-19?

 

 

To be answered by the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Carwyn Jones (Bridgend): Will the First Minister make a statement following reports that Ineos is reconsidering its decision to build a new plant in Bridgend?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.48

To be answered by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon): Will the Minister provide an update on the support that will be available to the arts in Wales after the UK Government announced a package to support the sector to cope with the effects of Covid-19?

To be answered by the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Carwyn Jones (Bridgend): Will the First Minister make a statement following reports that Ineos is reconsidering its decision to build a new plant in Bridgend?


Meeting: 01/07/2020 - Plenary (Item 7)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

 

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): Will the Minister make a statement on discussions held between the Welsh and UK governments following the announcement of job losses at Airbus?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.23

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): Will the Minister make a statement on discussions held between the Welsh and UK governments following the announcement of job losses at Airbus?

 


Meeting: 24/06/2020 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the cases of Covid-19 that stem from the 2 Sisters factory in Llangefni?

 

To ask the Minister for Education

 

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon): Will the Minister make a statement giving an update on the arrangements for reopening schools for four weeks before the summer break?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.53

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the cases of Covid-19 that stem from the 2 Sisters factory in Llangefni?

 

To ask the Minister for Education

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon): Will the Minister make a statement giving an update on the arrangements for reopening schools for four weeks before the summer break?

 


Meeting: 17/06/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

 

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted


Meeting: 10/06/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted.

 

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted


Meeting: 03/06/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): In light of the events in the USA, across the world and protests in Wales following the death of George Floyd, will the Welsh Government outline its policies on community cohesion?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 12.08

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): In light of the events in the USA, across the world and protests in Wales following the death of George Floyd, will the Welsh Government outline its policies on community cohesion?

At 12.20, the meeting was suspended for 60 minutes.

 

 


Meeting: 20/05/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Education

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): Will the Minister make a statement on the future of the higher education sector, following the Wales Governance Centre’s report about the financial impact of Covid-19 on universities in Wales?

To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government

Delyth Jewell (South Wales East): Will the Minister make a statement providing an update on the support and resources that will be available to local authorities in developing contact tracing capacity following publication of the Welsh Government’s strategy for lifting the current restrictions?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.17

To ask the Minister for Education

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): Will the Minister make a statement on the future of the higher education sector, following the Wales Governance Centre’s report about the financial impact of Covid-19 on universities in Wales?

To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government

Delyth Jewell (South Wales East): Will the Minister make a statement providing an update on the support and resources that will be available to local authorities in developing contact tracing capacity following publication of the Welsh Government’s strategy for lifting the current restrictions?


Meeting: 13/05/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

 

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 06/05/2020 - Plenary (Item 2)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the steps the Welsh Government is taking to increase capacity to deliver a coronavirus test, trace and isolate strategy for Wales, following reports that Public Health Wales’ latest advice is that 30,000 tests a day could be required?

Minutes:

The item started at 13.35

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the steps the Welsh Government is taking to increase capacity to deliver a coronavirus test, trace and isolate strategy for Wales, following reports that Public Health Wales’ latest advice is that 30,000 tests a day could be required?

 


Meeting: 24/03/2020 - Plenary (Item 6)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.


Meeting: 18/03/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent): Will the Minister make a statement in response to the UK Government’s announcement on support for business and the economy made on 17 March 2020?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.49

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent): Will the Minister make a statement in response to the UK Government’s announcement on support for business and the economy made on 17 March 2020?


Meeting: 11/03/2020 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

David Rees (Aberavon): Following yesterday’s announcement by Tata Steel regarding the number of job losses in the UK, will the Minister make a statement on the impact these losses will have in Wales, and in particular the plant in Port Talbot?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.50

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

David Rees (Aberavon): Following yesterday’s announcement by Tata Steel regarding the number of job losses in the UK, will the Minister make a statement on the impact these losses will have in Wales, and in particular the plant in Port Talbot?

 


Meeting: 04/03/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

 

Delyth Jewell (South Wales East) What discussions has the Minister had in relation to the reports that Six Nations Rugby games may only be available on a pay-per-view basis in the future? (TAQ401)

 

To ask the Counsel General and Brexit Mnister

 

Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): To what extent was the Welsh Government consulted over the content of the UK’s mandate for the negotiations with the EU? (TAQ204)

 

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.06

To ask the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Delyth Jewell (South Wales East) What discussions has the Minister had in relation to the reports that Six Nations Rugby games may only be available on a pay-per-view basis in the future?

To ask the Counsel General and Brexit Mnister

Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): To what extent was the Welsh Government consulted over the content of the UK’s mandate for the negotiations with the EU?

 


Meeting: 26/02/2020 - Plenary (Item 9)

Topical Question 2

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of the recent escalation of the coronavirus across Europe, will the Minister provide an update on the latest public health advice for people in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 18.19

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of the recent escalation of the coronavirus across Europe, will the Minister provide an update on the latest public health advice for people in Wales?

 


Meeting: 26/02/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Question 1

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales:

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by KASAI that it will close its Merthyr Tydfil plant in 2021?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.00

To ask the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales:

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by KASAI that it will close its Merthyr Tydfil plant in 2021?

 


Meeting: 12/02/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 05/02/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement following the announcement regarding the departure of Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board's Chief Executive?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement following the announcement regarding the departure of Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board's Chief Executive?

 


Meeting: 29/01/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

 

Caroline Jones (South Wales West): Will the Minister outline the steps being taken by Public Health Wales and NHS Wales to protect the public from Coronavirus? (TAQ387)

 

Leanne Wood (Rhondda):  How does the Welsh Government intend to meet demand for Accident and Emergency services in the Rhondda and beyond if 24-hour A&E services are reduced at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital? (TAQ386)

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

 

Caroline Jones (South Wales West): Will the Minister outline the steps being taken by Public Health Wales and NHS Wales to protect the public from Coronavirus?

 

Leanne Wood (Rhondda):  How does the Welsh Government intend to meet demand for Accident and Emergency services in the Rhondda and beyond if 24-hour A&E services are reduced at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital?

 


Meeting: 22/01/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 15/01/2020 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport:

Jack Sargeant (Alun and Deeside) Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by Mondi of job losses at the Deeside Industrial Park in Flintshire?

Russell George (Montgomeryshire) Will the Minister make a statement in response to reports regarding Flybe's future and its impact on Cardiff Airport?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.17

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport:

Jack Sargeant (Alun and Deeside): Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by Mondi of job losses at the Deeside Industrial Park in Flintshire?

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Minister make a statement in response to reports regarding Flybe's future and its impact on Cardiff Airport?

 


Meeting: 08/01/2020 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon) Following the comments made by the chairman of the Tata Sons group, what actions are the Welsh Government taking to ensure the future of Welsh steel making at Port Talbot? (TAQ374)

 

 

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): What action has the Welsh Government taken following the decision of Hywel Dda University Health Board to cancel inpatient operations on Monday 6 January 2020 at Bronglais, Glangwili, Prince Philip and Withybush hospitals? (TAQ375)

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon) Following the comments made by the chairman of the Tata Sons group, what actions are the Welsh Government taking to ensure the future of Welsh steel making at Port Talbot

 

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): What action has the Welsh Government taken following the decision of Hywel Dda University Health Board to cancel inpatient operations on Monday 6 January 2020 at Bronglais, Glangwili, Prince Philip and Withybush hospitals?


Meeting: 11/12/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were received

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were received

 


Meeting: 04/12/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon) Will the Minister provide an update following the announcement by Tata Steel of 1000 job losses in the UK?

 

To ask the First Minister

 

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the threat to Welsh citizens following the terror attack in London last Friday?

 

Will be answered by the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.58

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

David Rees (Aberavon) Will the Minister provide an update following the announcement by Tata Steel of 1000 job losses in the UK?

To ask the First Minister

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the threat to Welsh citizens following the terror attack in London last Friday?

Answered by the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

 

 


Meeting: 27/11/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

 

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): Will the Minister make a statement on how the Welsh Government is helping young people who experience violence in relationships? (TAQ369)

 

 

To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the Minister make a statement on the status of the environmental impact assessment made of the Barry incinerator, given that testing at the plant has already commenced? (TAQ370)

 

(This question will be answered by the Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government)

 

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.13

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

 

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): Will the Minister make a statement on how the Welsh Government is helping young people who experience violence in relationships

Answered by the Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the Minister make a statement on the status of the environmental impact assessment made of the Barry incinerator, given that testing at the plant has already commenced?

 

 


Meeting: 20/11/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government:

 

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the fire safety of student accommodation in Wales following last week's fire at the University of Bolton?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the fire safety of student accommodation in Wales following last week's fire at the University of Bolton?

 

 


Meeting: 13/11/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.


Meeting: 06/11/2019 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services:

 

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): What consideration has the Welsh Government made of NHS England’s decision to approve the use of Orkambi and Symkevi?

 

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Minister make a statement on the recent loss of 2763 patients from the waiting list in Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board?

 

To ask the First Minister:

 

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): What discussions has the First Minister had with the UK Government on the implications for Wales following the resignation of the Secretary of State for Wales?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.00

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): What consideration has the Welsh Government made of NHS England’s decision to approve the use of Orkambi and Symkevi?

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Minister make a statement on the recent loss of 2763 patients from the waiting list in Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board?

Answered by the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): What discussions has the First Minister had with the UK Government on the implications for Wales following the resignation of the Secretary of State for Wales?


Meeting: 23/10/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Counsel General and Brexit Minister]

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central) In light of the House of Commons last night approving a Brexit deal for the first time since the referendum in the form of the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement Bill, will the Counsel General make a statement to the Assembly?

 

[To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport]

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn) What discussions will the Welsh Government hold with the relevant authorities in light of the tragic news that the bodies of 39 people were found in a lorry container in Essex, having  entered the UK via Holyhead?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

 

To ask the Counsel General and Brexit Minister

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of the House of Commons last night approving a Brexit deal for the first time since the referendum, in the form of the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement Bill, will the Counsel General make a statement to the Assembly?

 

To be answered by the Minister for Economy  and Transport

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What discussions will the Welsh Government hold with the relevant authorities in light of the tragic news that the bodies of 39 people were found in a lorry container in Essex, having entered the UK via Holyhead?

 

 


Meeting: 16/10/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales): In light of the uncertainty regarding the Tomlinsons Dairy milk processing plant, and the fact that 70 dairy farms and hundreds of jobs are dependent upon it, what steps is the Welsh Government taking to support the company and the workforce?

 

To ask the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language.

 

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent): What representations has the Welsh Government made following the imprisonment of Catalonia’s elected political leaders?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon): Will the Minister make a statement following the announcement of the closure of Hi-Lex and the loss of 120 jobs in Baglan Energy Park? (TAQ355)

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.21

To be answered by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales): In light of the uncertainty regarding the Tomlinsons Dairy milk processing plant, and the fact that 70 dairy farms and hundreds of jobs are dependent upon it, what steps is the Welsh Government taking to support the company and the workforce?

 

To be answered by the Minister for International Relations and Welsh Language

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent): What representations has the Welsh Government made following the imprisonment of Catalonia’s elected political leaders?

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon): Will the Minister make a statement following the announcement of the closure of Hi-Lex and the loss of 120 jobs in Baglan Energy Park?

 


Meeting: 09/10/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister make a statement regarding the collapse of Triumph Furniture Ltd in Merthyr Tydfil?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by Marco Cable Management that they are to close their site on Anglesey?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister make a statement regarding the collapse of Triumph Furniture Ltd in Merthyr Tydfil?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the announcement by Marco Cable Management that they are to close their site on Anglesey?

 


Meeting: 02/10/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were received

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were received

 


Meeting: 25/09/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West) What is the Welsh Government doing to help those impacted by the closure of Thomas Cook? (TAQ341)

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West) What is the Welsh Government doing to help those impacted by the closure of Thomas Cook?

 


Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

John Griffiths (Newport East): Will Welsh Government provide an update on the action taken since the announcement of the proposed closure of the Orb Steelworks in Newport?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Minister provide an update on Welsh Government plans to support Ineos Automotive's decision to base themselves in Bridgend?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.16

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Answered by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

John Griffiths (Newport East): Will Welsh Government provide an update on the action taken since the announcement of the proposed closure of the Orb Steelworks in Newport?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Minister provide an update on Welsh Government plans to support Ineos Automotive's decision to base themselves in Bridgend? – The question was not asked


Meeting: 17/07/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were received.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were received

 


Meeting: 10/07/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

This question will be answered by the Counsel General and Brexit Minister

 

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent):  Will the First Minister make a statement on the devolution review announced last week by the Prime Minister?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

To be answered by the Counsel General and Brexit Minister.

Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent):  Will the First Minister make a statement on the devolution review announced last week by the Prime Minister?

 


Meeting: 03/07/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 26/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Russelll George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Minister provide an update on what support the Welsh Government has provided to construction company Jistcourt?

Minutes:

The item started at 16.14

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Russelll George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Minister provide an update on what support the Welsh Government has provided to construction company Jistcourt?

 


Meeting: 19/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

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?

Minutes:

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?

 


Meeting: 12/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the First Minister

 

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): Will the First Minister make a statement in response to the announcement that a number of citizens in Wales are likely to lose their entitlement to a free television licence? 

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport 

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Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of a report by the Welsh Affairs Committee stating Air Passenger Duty should be fully devolved to Wales, will the Minister outline the Welsh Government's plans for abolishing or reducing the rate if the power is transferred to Wales?  

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport 

 

Jayne Bryant (Newport West): Will the Minister make a statement in response to the announcement that Quinn Radiators has gone into administration?  

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

To ask the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): Will the Deputy Minister make a statement in response to the announcement that a number of citizens in Wales are likely to lose their entitlement to a free television licence? 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of a report by the Welsh Affairs Committee stating Air Passenger Duty should be fully devolved to Wales, will the Minister outline the Welsh Government's plans for abolishing or reducing the rate if the power is transferred to Wales? 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport 

Jayne Bryant (Newport West): Will the Minister make a statement in response to the announcement that Quinn Radiators has gone into administration? 

 


Meeting: 05/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

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?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

 

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?

 


Meeting: 22/05/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the impact that the UK Government's rejection of the definition of Islamophobia has had on community cohesion?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.25

Answered by the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the impact that the UK Government's rejection of the definition of Islamophobia has had on community cohesion?

 


Meeting: 15/05/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

David Rees (Aberavon): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the announcement that the joint venture between Tata Steel Ltd and Thyssenkrupp AG is likely not to be approved by the European Commission and thus any further process on the joint venture will be suspended?

 

 

To ask the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Further to the written statement yesterday, will the Minister provide an update on HMRC's error regarding Welsh Rates of Income Tax?

 

 

To ask the Deputy Minister

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015, in light of comments made today by Rhodri Williams QC describing the legislation as 'toothless'?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.09

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

David Rees (Aberavon): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the announcement that the joint venture between Tata Steel Ltd and Thyssenkrupp AG is likely not to be approved by the European Commission and thus any further process on the joint venture will be suspended?

 

To ask the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Further to the written statement yesterday, will the Minister provide an update on HMRC's error regarding Welsh Rates of Income Tax?

 

To ask the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015, in light of comments made today by Rhodri Williams QC describing the legislation as 'toothless'?

 

 


Meeting: 08/05/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

 

Minutes:


Meeting: 01/05/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 03/04/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Lynne Neagle (Torfaen): Will the Minister provide an update on access to CAMHS inpatient care for high risk children and young people in Wales?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): What recent discussions has the Minister had regarding the future of the Trostre plant in Llanelli?

 

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.22

 

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

 

Lynne Neagle (Torfaen): Will the Minister provide an update on access to CAMHS inpatient care for high risk children and young people in Wales?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Helen Mary Jones (Mid and West Wales): What recent discussions has the Minister had regarding the future of the Trostre plant in Llanelli?

 


Meeting: 27/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

Please note, the following question will be answered by the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd:

 

To ask the First Minister

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement in response to today’s High Court’s decision regarding the QC-led inquiry into the dismissal of Carl Sargeant?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.17

 

To ask the First Minister

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement in response to today’s High Court’s decision regarding the QC-led inquiry into the dismissal of Carl Sargeant.

Please note the question was answered by the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd.

 


Meeting: 20/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales): Will the Minister make a statement on the impact of the collapse of construction company Dawnus, which has gone into administration?

 

To ask the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Minister provide an update on the Swansea Bay City Deal following the publication of the Swansea Bay City Deal independent review?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales): Will the Minister make a statement on the impact of the collapse of construction company Dawnus, which has gone into administration

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Minister provide an update on the Swansea Bay City Deal following the publication of the Swansea Bay City Deal independent review?

 


Meeting: 13/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 06/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism:

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What discussions has the Welsh Government had with the Welsh Rugby Union in light of reports of a major overhaul of the professional game in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.20

To ask the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism:

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): What discussions has the Welsh Government had with the Welsh Rugby Union in light of reports of a major overhaul of the professional game in Wales?

 


Meeting: 20/02/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the effect of Honda’s decision to close its factory in Swindon on the supply chain in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.06

To ask the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):  Will the Minister make a statement on the effect of Honda’s decision to close its factory in Swindon on the supply chain in Wales?

 


Meeting: 13/02/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

[To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government]

 

Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central) Will the Minister make a statement on the provision of accommodation for people leaving Cardiff Prison in light of the latest report from the Independent Monitoring Board?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

[To ask the Minister for Housing and Local Government]

Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central) Will the Minister make a statement on the provision of accommodation for people leaving Cardiff Prison in light of the latest report from the Independent Monitoring Board?

 


Meeting: 06/02/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.


Meeting: 30/01/2019 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West): Will the Minister respond to the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales review into Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health board’s handling of sex assault claims from patients with learning difficulties against a care worker?

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's actions following REHAU Ltd.'s decision to consult on the future of its factory in Amlwch?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.24

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West): Will the Minister respond to the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales review into Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health board’s handling of sex assault claims from patients with learning difficulties against a care worker?

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's actions following REHAU Ltd.'s decision to consult on the future of its factory in Amlwch?

 


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

 

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 16/01/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the First Minister

 

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What assessment has the First Minister made of the impact on Wales of the UK Parliament vote on 15 January 2019 on the UK Government's Brexit deal?

 

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What discussions has the Minister held regarding the future of Wylfa Newydd?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.07

To ask the First Minister

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What assessment has the First Minister made of the impact on Wales of the UK Parliament vote on 15 January 2019 on the UK Government's Brexit deal?

To ask the Minister for Economy and Transport

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What discussions has the Minister held regarding the future of Wylfa Newydd?

 


Meeting: 09/01/2019 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Care

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister provide the users of services in Cwm Taf University Health Board with reassurance as to the purpose of the enhanced monitoring announced today?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.12

 

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Care

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): Will the Minister provide the users of services in Cwm Taf University Health Board with reassurance as to the purpose of the enhanced monitoring announced today?

 


Meeting: 12/12/2018 - Plenary (Item 2)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

 

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the public sector contract currently awarded to Interserve to undergo building works at the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil?

Minutes:

The item started at 13.52

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire):  Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the public sector contract currently awarded to Interserve to undergo building works at the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil?

 


Meeting: 05/12/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

 

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): With a recent Estyn report stating that secondary schools in Wales could do better, with only half currently judged as good or excellent, what work will the Welsh Government undertake to ensure that standards are raised across all secondary schools in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.08

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): With a recent Estyn report stating that secondary schools in Wales could do better, with only half currently judged as good or excellent, what work will the Welsh Government undertake to ensure that standards are raised across all secondary schools in Wales?

 


Meeting: 28/11/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

 

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the future of the national broadcasting archive for Wales?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

 

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Does the Cabinet Secretary still have confidence in Natural Resources Wales as the body responsible for overseeing the environment in Wales, in light of the recent Public Accounts Committee report?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.34

To ask the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

 Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the future of the national broadcasting archive for Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Does the Cabinet Secretary still have confidence in Natural Resources Wales as the body responsible for overseeing the environment in Wales, in light of the recent Public Accounts Committee report?

 


Meeting: 21/11/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

 

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What discussions has the Cabinet Secretary had with Cardiff Airport in light of reports that the airline Flybe is to be sold?

 

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on train services following Transport for Wales's public apology for shortcomings in services?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.11

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What discussions has the Cabinet Secretary had with Cardiff Airport in light of reports that the airline Flybe is to be sold?

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on train services following Transport for Wales's public apology for shortcomings in services?

 


Meeting: 14/11/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 07/11/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What discussions have taken place between the Welsh Government and the UK Government regarding the training of pilots from Saudi Arabia in RAF Valley?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.53

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Rhun Ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What discussions have taken place between the Welsh Government and the UK Government regarding the training of pilots from Saudi Arabia in RAF Valley?

 


Meeting: 24/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

 

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary confirm whether her comments in the Farmers Guardian on 18 October, in which she stated that she will not consider maintaining some form of direct payment for farmers, even if the majority of respondents to Brexit and our Land requested it, is the Welsh Government’s position?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.44

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary confirm whether her comments in the Farmers Guardian on 18 October, in which she stated that she will not consider maintaining some form of direct payment for farmers, even if the majority of respondents to Brexit and our Land requested it, is the Welsh Government’s position?

 


Meeting: 17/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.19

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 10/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 03/10/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were received.

Minutes:

No Topical questions were submitted

 


Meeting: 26/09/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

 

Please note, the question below will be answered by the Minister for Environment:

 

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the decision by Natural Resources Wales to ban shooting on public land in Wales?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

 

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on changes to the pay of doctors and dentists in Wales?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

 

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact of the Salzburg summit on Wales?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 14.38

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

 [Answered by the Minister for Environment]

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the decision by Natural Resources Wales to ban shooting on public land in Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on changes to the pay of doctors and dentists in Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact of the Salzburg summit on Wales?

 


Meeting: 19/09/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs]

 

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary support the scientists seeking answers from Magnox Ltd as to the number and extent of cooling pond accidents at Hinckley Point A that could have resulted in significant amounts of uranium and plutonium in the mud being dumped by EDF in Cardiff Bay?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs:

 

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary support the scientists seeking answers from Magnox Ltd as to the number and extent of cooling pond accidents at Hinckley Point A that could have resulted in significant amounts of uranium and plutonium in the mud being dumped by EDF in Cardiff Bay?

 


Meeting: 18/07/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs]

 

Lee Waters (Llanelli) What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the Auditor General’s decision to qualify the accounts of National Resources Wales for the third year in succession?

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education]

 

Lynne Neagle (Torfaen) Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the Pupil Development Grant – Access scheme?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.18

[Answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs]

Lee Waters (Llanelli) What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the Auditor General’s decision to qualify the accounts of National Resources Wales for the third year in succession? 

[Answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Education]

Lynne Neagle (Torfaen) Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the Pupil Development Grant – Access scheme?

 


Meeting: 11/07/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

 

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside): Does the Welsh Government intend to stop NHS mesh operations, in light of the announcement of an immediate stop to these operations in England?  

 

Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the expansion of medical education and training in north Wales, following the announcement made earlier this week?

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.09

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services]

Jack Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside) Does the Welsh Government intend to stop NHS mesh operations, in light of the announcement of an immediate stop to these operations in England?

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services]

Joyce Watson  (Mid and West Wales) Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the expansion of medical education and training in north Wales, following the announcement made earlier this week?

 


Meeting: 04/07/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport]

 

David Rees (Aberavon): What analysis has the Welsh Government undertaken of the impact on the steel industry in Wales of the merger between TATA steel and Thyssenkrupp AG announced last week?

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education]

 

Please note that the question below will be answered by: The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning.

 

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): What is the Welsh Government's response to comments made by the owner of Trago Mills that Welsh language signage is visual clutter?

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services]

 

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon) Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on local government reorganisation plans following his comments in the WLGA conference on 29 June 2018?

 

[To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services]

 

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley) Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the recent spate of grass fires affecting communities across Wales?

Minutes:

The item started 14.43

[To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport]

David Rees (Aberavon): What analysis has the Welsh Government undertaken of the impact on the steel industry in Wales of the merger between TATA steel and Thyssenkrupp AG announced last week?

[To  the Cabinet Secretary for Education]

Answered by: The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning.

 

Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): What is the Welsh Government's response to comments made by the owner of Trago Mills that Welsh language signage is visual clutter?

[To the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services]

Sian Gwenllian (Arfon) Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on local government reorganisation plans following his comments in the WLGA conference on 29 June 2018?

[To the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services]

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley) Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the recent spate of grass fires affecting communities across Wales?

 


Meeting: 27/06/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were accepted.

Minutes:

The item started at 14.59

No Topical Questions were accepted

 


Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

 

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What action will the Welsh Government take in response to the loss of 203 jobs at the Barclays call centre in Pontprennau, Cardiff?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.23

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What action will the Welsh Government take in response to the loss of 203 jobs at the Barclays call centre in Pontprennau, Cardiff?


Meeting: 13/06/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

 

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the implications for former Welsh Miners and their families and communities in Wales of the Scottish Government's decision to hold an independent enquiry on the impact of policing during the miners’ strike?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.12

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the implications for former Welsh Miners and their families and communities in Wales of the Scottish Government's decision to hold an independent enquiry on the impact of policing during the miners’ strike?

 


Meeting: 06/06/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 23/05/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the role of Transport for Wales in the new rail franchise which has been announced today?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (to be answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

David Melding (South Wales Central): What is the Welsh Government's response to the final report of Dame Judith Hackitt's independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.18

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the role of Transport for Wales in the new rail franchise which has been announced today?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

David Melding (South Wales Central): What is the Welsh Government's response to the final report of Dame Judith Hackitt's independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety?


Meeting: 16/05/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement following confirmation that the Welsh Government welcomed proposals to rename the second Severn Crossing the Prince of Wales Bridge?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the GP indemnity scheme for Wales, following its announcement on Monday?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.21

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement following confirmation that the Welsh Government welcomed proposals to rename the second Severn Crossing the Prince of Wales Bridge?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Vikki Howells (Cynon Valley): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the GP indemnity scheme for Wales, following its announcement on Monday?


Meeting: 09/05/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement following Virgin Media's decision to close its call centre in Swansea resulting in the loss of over 700 jobs?

 

To ask the Minister for Housing and Regeneration.

 

Hefin David (Caerphilly): What discussions has the Welsh Government had with the UK Government regarding the proposed centralisation of existing Department of Work and Pensions jobs at Treforest industrial estate?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.08

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement following Virgin Media's decision to close its call centre in Swansea resulting in the loss of over 700 jobs?

To ask the Minister for Housing and Regeneration:

Hefin David (Caerphilly): What discussions has the Welsh Government had with the UK Government regarding the proposed centralisation of existing Department of Work and Pensions jobs at Treforest industrial estate?


Meeting: 02/05/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted.

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.


Meeting: 25/04/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No topical questions were selected.

Minutes:

No topical questions were accepted.


Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's role in the proposed renaming of the second Severn crossing to the Prince of Wales bridge?

Minutes:

The item started at 16.05

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport:

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's role in the proposed renaming of the second Severn crossing to the Prince of Wales bridge?


Meeting: 21/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the implications of the Gambling Commission’s report on gambling in Wales?

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): In light of today's announcement by the UK Government to increase pay for over a million NHS staff in England, will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's plans for NHS pay in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.15

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Mick Antoniw (Pontypridd): Will the Welsh Government make a statement on the implications of the Gambling Commission’s report on gambling in Wales?

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): In light of today's announcement by the UK Government to increase pay for over a million NHS staff in England, will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's plans for NHS pay in Wales?


Meeting: 14/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Leader of the House and Chief Whip:

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West): Will the Leader of the House make a statement on Welsh Government plans to tackle Islamophobia and improve community cohesion in light of the 'Punish a Muslim' letters that have come to light recently?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.53

To ask the Leader of the House and Chief Whip:

Bethan Sayed (South Wales West): Will the Leader of the House make a statement on Welsh Government plans to tackle Islamophobia and improve community cohesion in light of the 'Punish a Muslim' letters that have come to light recently?


Meeting: 07/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs:

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What is the Welsh Government's response to the effects of storm Emma on Holyhead?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (to be answered by the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport):

 

Lee Waters (Llanelli): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the effect of the end of free-to air-coverage of regional rugby from next season?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (to be answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

 

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government’s leasehold contract agreement with five major home builders?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.06

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs:

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): What is the Welsh Government's response to the effects of storm Emma on Holyhead?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (to be answered by the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport):

 

Lee Waters (Llanelli): What assessment has the Minister made of the effect of the end of free-to air-coverage of regional rugby from next season?

 

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (to be answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

 

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government’s leasehold contract agreement with five major home builders?

 


Meeting: 28/02/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.

 


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services (to be answered by the Minister for Children and Social Care):

 

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on children's services in Powys, in the wake of a report by the Mid and West Wales Safeguarding Board regarding the death of a child in the care of the County Council?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.12

To ask the Minister for Children and Social Care:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on children's services in Powys, in the wake of a report by the Mid and West Wales Safeguarding Board regarding the death of a child in the care of the County Council?

 


Meeting: 07/02/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions have been accepted.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were accepted.


Meeting: 31/01/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on mortality figures in Welsh emergency departments?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact of leaving the EU on Wales in light of the analysis of three scenarios undertaken by the Department for Exiting the European Union, which was leaked on Monday?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.24

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on mortality figures in Welsh emergency departments?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact of leaving the EU on Wales in light of the analysis of three scenarios undertaken by the Department for Exiting the European Union, which was leaked on Monday?


Meeting: 24/01/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on Hywel Dda University Health Board’s most recent service change proposals which could potentially result in the closure of Withybush Hospital in the future?

To ask the First Minister (to be answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's decision to take legal action against two firms in relation to the sale of land through the Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.30

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on Hywel Dda University Health Board’s most recent service change proposals which could potentially result in the closure of Withybush Hospital in the future?

To ask the First Minister (answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's decision to take legal action against two firms in relation to the sale of land through the Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales?


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's £2.5 million investment in TVR?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.04

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's £2.5 million investment in TVR?


Meeting: 10/01/2018 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire) Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the crisis in the Welsh NHS this winter, in light of reports that services are at breaking point?

To ask the First Minister:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the First Minister make a statement on the impact of the EU Withdrawal Bill on Wales, given that the UK Government has not tabled amendments relating to devolution to the Bill?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the First Minister make a statement on the announcement this morning of Welsh Government capital funding for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.37

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the crisis in the Welsh NHS this winter, in light of reports that services are at breaking point?

To ask the First Minister (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance):

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the First Minister make a statement on the impact of the EU Withdrawal Bill on Wales, given that the UK Government has not tabled amendments relating to devolution to the Bill?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the First Minister make a statement on the announcement this morning of Welsh Government capital funding for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon?


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services:

David Melding (South Wales Central): Given the recently released new house building figures for Wales, will the Cabinet Secretary confirm why the number of new homes built in Wales each year is shrinking?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the reasons why the starting threshold for land transaction tax will increase for the residential main rates when the tax is devolved in April 2018?

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the introduction of a permanent small business rates relief scheme for Wales, following its announcement today through a written statement?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.08

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (answered by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration):

David Melding (South Wales Central): Given the recently released new house building figures for Wales, will the Cabinet Secretary confirm why the number of new homes built in Wales each year is shrinking?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Finance:

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the reasons why the starting threshold for land transaction tax will increase for the residential main rates when the tax is devolved in April 2018?

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the introduction of a permanent small business rates relief scheme for Wales, following its announcement today through a written statement?


Meeting: 06/12/2017 - Plenary (Item 4)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Following the latest in a long line of local bank closure announcements, what action is the Welsh Government taking to introduce a Public Bank in accordance with the research conducted by the Public Policy Institute for Wales?

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide assurances that Pinewood remains fully committed to continue operating its current studio in Wales, in light of the lack of information provided by the Welsh government in response to a series of written questions on this matter?

To ask the First Minister

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the postponement of new energy powers under the Wales Act 2017?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.08

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance)

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Following the latest in a long line of local bank closure announcements, what action is the Welsh Government taking to introduce a Public Bank in accordance with the research conducted by the Public Policy Institute for Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (answered by the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport)

Suzy Davies (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary provide assurances that Pinewood remains fully committed to continue operating its current studio in Wales, in light of the lack of information provided by the Welsh government in response to a series of written questions on this matter?

To ask the First Minister (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs)

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister make a statement on the postponement of new energy powers under the Wales Act 2017?


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Given the announced 23 per cent overspend on the project to dual the A465 between Abergavenny and Hirwaun, will the Cabinet Secretary confirm where the additional resource to fund this will come from?

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the impact of the recent floods on Anglesey's road network?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): What consideration has the Cabinet Secretary given to commissioning an independent inquiry into allegations of abuse on Caldey Island?

To ask the First Minister

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the First Minister make a statement on the implications for Wales of the UK Government's Brexit Impact Assessments following their release on Tuesday?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.10

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Russell George (Montgomeryshire): Given the announced 23 per cent overspend on the project to dual the A465 between Abergavenny and Hirwaun, will the Cabinet Secretary confirm where the additional resource to fund this will come from?

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the impact of the recent floods on Anglesey's road network?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services (answered by the Minister for Children and Social Care)

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): What consideration has the Cabinet Secretary given to commissioning an independent inquiry into allegations of abuse on Caldey Island?

To ask the First Minister (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance)

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the First Minister make a statement on the implications for Wales of the UK Government's Brexit Impact Assessments following their release on Tuesday?


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Further to reports of spending on celebrity speakers by GwE, will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on accountability arrangements for regional education consortia in Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Will the government make a statement on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road enlargement scheme, following reports that the long term cost of the project could soar from £428m to more than £1.2bn?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the impact of the UK Budget on public sector pay in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started 14.45

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Further to reports of spending on celebrity speakers by GwE, will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on accountability arrangements for regional education consortia in Wales?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance)

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): Will the government make a statement on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road enlargement scheme, following reports that the long term cost of the project could soar from £428m to more than £1.2bn?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance)

Leanne Wood (Rhondda): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the impact of the UK Budget on public sector pay in Wales?


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on action taken to protect wild animals in Borth zoo near Aberystwyth, in light of the death of two of its wild cats?

To ask the First Minister

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister confirm whether he was aware of allegations of bullying within the Welsh Government in 2014, given that his response to a written question in November 2014 indicated that no allegations had been made?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the warning from Aston Martin yesterday that their investment in St Athan could be at risk as a result of a Brexit ‘no deal’?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.04

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on action taken to protect wild animals in Borth zoo near Aberystwyth, in light of the death of two of its wild cats?

To ask the First Minister

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the First Minister confirm whether he was aware of allegations of bullying within the Welsh Government in 2014, given that his response to a written question in November 2014 indicated that no allegations had been made?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services)

Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the warning from Aston Martin yesterday that their investment in St Athan could be at risk as a result of a Brexit ‘no deal’?


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children:

Mark Isherwood (North Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme, following its launch on 20 October 2017?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education (to be answered by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language):

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary respond to data which shows that Welsh students accounted for just 2 per cent of last year’s Oxbridge intake?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.33

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children:

Mark Isherwood (North Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme, following its launch on 20 October 2017?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education (answered by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language):

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary respond to data which shows that Welsh students accounted for just 2 per cent of last year’s Oxbridge intake?


Meeting: 18/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government’s progress in bringing forward a long-term solution to the high cost of medical insurance facing Welsh GPs?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport (to be answered by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health):

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales’s recent report on safeguarding children in Powys?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.03

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government’s progress in bringing forward a long-term solution to the high cost of medical insurance facing Welsh GPs?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport (answered by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health):

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales’s recent report on safeguarding children in Powys?


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No topical questions were selected.

Minutes:

The item started at 14.48

No topical questions were selected.


Meeting: 04/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the announcement that Ford Bridgend will lose contracts with Jaguar Land Rover post 2020?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the announcement that Ford Bridgend will lose contracts with Jaguar Land Rover post 2020?


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of Transport for London’s decision to revoke Uber’s private hire operator licence, will the Cabinet Secretary outline the Welsh Government’s position on the firm’s presence in Wales?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.22

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): In light of Transport for London’s decision to revoke Uber’s private hire operator licence, will the Cabinet Secretary outline the Welsh Government’s position on the firm’s presence in Wales?


Meeting: 20/09/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

1. David Rees (Aberavon): What discussions has the Welsh Government had regarding the impact on the Welsh steel sector of the joint venture between Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp AG?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being and Sport

2. Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline the lessons that have been learnt from the Kris Wade scandal at the ABMU Health Board?

3. Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group’s decision not to make Avastin, a potentially life-prolonging cancer drug, routinely available on the Welsh NHS?

To ask the First Minister

4. Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): In light of events in Catalonia, what discussions has the First Minister had with the UK Government as part of the UK-EU Brexit negotiations regarding the rights of sub-state governments to act autonomously without being restricted by the state government?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.05

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

1. David Rees (Aberavon): What discussions has the Welsh Government had regarding the impact on the Welsh steel sector of the joint venture between Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp AG?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport

2. Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary outline the lessons that have been learnt from the Kris Wade scandal at the ABMU Health Board?

3. Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group’s decision not to make Avastin, a potentially life-prolonging cancer drug, routinely available on the Welsh NHS?

To ask the First Minister (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government)

4. Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): In light of events in Catalonia, what discussions has the First Minister had with the UK Government as part of the UK-EU Brexit negotiations regarding the rights of sub-state governments to act autonomously without being restricted by the state government?


Meeting: 19/07/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the decline in safety in youth jails in light of the publication of the HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales' Annual Report 2016 –17?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on current guidance for the management and removal of dangerous structures, following yesterday’s fatal building collapse in Splott?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.19

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the decline in safety in youth jails in light of the publication of the HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales' Annual Report 2016 –17?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs

David Melding (South Wales Central): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on current guidance for the management and removal of dangerous structures, following yesterday’s fatal building collapse in Splott?


Meeting: 12/07/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What are the implications for Wales following the decision to hold a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure (to be answered by the Minister for Skills and Science):

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): What discussions has the Cabinet Secretary held regarding job losses resulting from the confirmed closure of DWP offices in Llanelli and other parts of Wales?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Mohammad Asghar (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on how the Welsh Government intends to prevent job losses at Coilcolor in Newport?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.37

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North): What are the implications for Wales following the decision to hold a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure (answered by the Minister for Skills and Science):

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): What discussions has the Cabinet Secretary held regarding job losses resulting from the confirmed closure of DWP offices in Llanelli and other parts of Wales?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Mohammad Asghar (South Wales East): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on how the Welsh Government intends to prevent job losses at Coilcolor in Newport?


Meeting: 05/07/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): What consideration has the Cabinet Secretary given to prioritising all heart attacks in the most urgent eight minute ambulance response category, in light of the statement he issued on 29 June which said that a patient’s chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest decreases by an estimated 10 per cent every minute? WITHDRAWN

To the First Minister:

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): What assessment has the First Minister made of the UK Government’s policy paper ‘Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU’, published last week?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on support for 'Y Cymro' given current uncertainty around its long-term future?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.32

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): What consideration has the Cabinet Secretary given to prioritising all heart attacks in the most urgent eight minute ambulance response category, in light of the statement he issued on 29 June which said that a patient’s chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest decreases by an estimated 10 per cent every minute? WITHDRAWN

To the First Minister (answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government):

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): What assessment has the First Minister made of the UK Government’s policy paper ‘Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU’, published last week?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on support for 'Y Cymro' given current uncertainty around its long-term future?


Meeting: 28/06/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): What actions is the Welsh Government taking in response to the proposed plans to close the Tesco Customer Engagement Centre in Cardiff?

Minutes:

This item started at 15.04

To the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure:

Adam Price (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): What actions is the Welsh Government taking in response to the proposed plans to close the Tesco Customer Engagement Centre in Cardiff?


Meeting: 21/06/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Education:

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary confirm what the Government’s targets are for the 2018 PISA assessment?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the commercial access deal struck between NHS Wales and Roche, which will mean that breast cancer patients in Wales can access the Kadcyla drug?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.08

To the Cabinet Secretary for Education:

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary confirm what the Government’s targets are for the 2018 PISA assessment?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport:

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the commercial access deal struck between NHS Wales and Roche, which will mean that breast cancer patients in Wales can access the Kadcyla drug?


Meeting: 14/06/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No questions were tabled.

Minutes:

No questions were tabled.

 


Meeting: 07/06/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the First Minister:

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): Will the First Minister make a statement on relations between the Welsh and Qatari Governments following the severing of diplomatic ties with that country by its neighbours?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.16

To the First Minister:

Steffan Lewis (South Wales East): Will the First Minister make a statement on relations between the Welsh and Qatari Governments following the severing of diplomatic ties with that country by its neighbours?


Meeting: 24/05/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

No Topical Questions were tabled.

Minutes:

No Topical Questions were tabled.


Meeting: 17/05/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport:

 

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): What assurances can the Cabinet Secretary give that the IT infrastructure in Wales is protected, to ensure the continuity of care for Welsh patients following the cyber-attacks in the NHS in England?

 

To the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs:

 

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the 1,761 Glastir applications that have still not been paid?

Minutes:

The item started at 15.14

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

 

Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales): What assurances can the Cabinet Secretary give that the IT infrastructure in Wales is protected, to ensure the continuity of care for Welsh patients following the cyber-attacks in the NHS in England?

 

To the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs

 

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the 1,761 Glastir applications that have still not been paid?

 


Meeting: 10/05/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the European Court of Justice’s ruling on the breach of clean water rules in Wales, including at Burry Inlet near Llanelli?

To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales): What is the Welsh Government’s assessment of the effect of possible redundancies at Aberystwyth University?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.40

To the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs

Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the European Court of Justice’s ruling on the breach of clean water rules in Wales, including at Burry Inlet near Llanelli?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Education

Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales)

What is the Welsh Government’s assessment of the effect of possible redundancies at Aberystwyth University?


Meeting: 03/05/2017 - Plenary (Item 3)

Topical Questions

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being and Sport

Jeremy Miles (Neath): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement about his decision to approve the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Wales as part of a study?

To the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being and Sport

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement into the investigation being undertaken by Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board into reports that the quality of care for dementia patients on the Tawel Fan ward at Glan Clwyd Hospital may have contributed to at least seven deaths?

Minutes:

The item started at 14.26


 

 

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