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NDM6321 Debate: The Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales

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Meeting: 06/06/2017 - Plenary (Item 7)

Debate: The Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales

NDM6321 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the publication of the report Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales.

2. Agrees Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks play a vital role:

a) as valued places for nature and providing public and private benefit through a wide range of services; and

b) in the sustainable management of natural resources and supporting vibrant rural communities.

3. Agrees that all landscapes have a special value, as expressed in the sense of 'bro', which is at the heart of community identity and the way many people in Wales express their distinct sense of belonging to a particular place.

'Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales'

 

The following amendments were tabled:

 

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

 

Add as new point 3 and renumber accordingly:

 

Regrets that the report does not deal with the Sandford Principle as set out in the Environment Act 1995.

 

'Environment Act 1995'

 

Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

 

Add as new point at end of motion:

 

Believes that any change in the legislation governing National Parks should be taken through the Assembly as primary legislation.

Minutes:

The item started at 15.37

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

NDM6321 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the publication of the report Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales.

2. Agrees Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks play a vital role:

a) as valued places for nature and providing public and private benefit through a wide range of services; and

b) in the sustainable management of natural resources and supporting vibrant rural communities.

3. Agrees that all landscapes have a special value, as expressed in the sense of 'bro', which is at the heart of community identity and the way many people in Wales express their distinct sense of belonging to a particular place.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point 3 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets that the report does not deal with the Sandford Principle as set out in the Environment Act 1995.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

26

50

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Believes that any change in the legislation governing National Parks should be taken through the Assembly as primary legislation.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

0

50

Amendment 2 was agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion as amended:

NDM6321 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the publication of the report Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales.

2. Agrees Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks play a vital role:

a) as valued places for nature and providing public and private benefit through a wide range of services; and

b) in the sustainable management of natural resources and supporting vibrant rural communities.

3. Agrees that all landscapes have a special value, as expressed in the sense of 'bro', which is at the heart of community identity and the way many people in Wales express their distinct sense of belonging to a particular place.

4. Believes that any change in the legislation governing National Parks should be taken through the Assembly as primary legislation.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

0

50

The motion as amended was agreed.


 

 

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