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Meetings

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act 2020

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.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3. Reviews of the operation of the Act

160, 6, 40, 164, 165, 163

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

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

5. Administration of elections

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

6. Disqualification

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

7. Miscellaneous and general provisions, including coming into force

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

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

Minutes:

A vote was taken on amendment 162:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

39

55

Amendment 162 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 127:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

18

55

Amendment 127 was agreed.

As amendment 127 was agreed, amendment 2 fell.

Amendment 128 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 44 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 147:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 147 was agreed.

Amendment 148 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 149A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

44

55

Amendment 149A was not agreed.

Amendments 149B, 149C and 149D were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

37

55

Amendments 149B, 149C and 149D were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 149:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

0

21

54

Amendment 149 was agreed.

Amendment 45 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 150:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

1

13

55

Amendment 150 was agreed.

Amendment 46 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 151:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

14

54

Amendment 151 was agreed.

Amendment 47 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 152:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 152 was agreed.

Amendments 153A, 153B and 153C were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

37

55

Amendments 153A, 153B and 153C were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 153:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

13

55

Amendment 153 was agreed.

As amendment 153 was agreed, amendment 48 fell.

Amendments 154A, 154B and 154C were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

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Total

18

0

36

54

Amendments 154A, 154B and 154C were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 154:

For

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Against

Total

40

0

14

54

Amendment 154 was agreed.

As amendment 154 was agreed, amendments 49, 50 and 51 fell.

Amendment 52 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 155:

For

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Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 155 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 156:

For

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Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 156 was agreed.

As amendment 156 was agreed, amendments 53 and 54 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 81A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

37

55

Amendment 81A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 81B:

For

Abstain

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Total

18

0

37

55

Amendment 81B was not agreed.

Amendment 81 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 102:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 102 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

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Total

19

0

36

55

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

Amendment 4 was not moved.

Amendment 160 was withdrawn

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

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Total

17

0

38

55

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

Amendment 6 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 103:

For

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Total

10

0

44

54

Amendment 103 was not agreed.

Amendment 7 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 104:

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Against

Total

10

1

44

55

Amendment 104 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 105:

For

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Total

10

1

44

55

Amendment 105 was not agreed.

Amendment 8 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 106:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 106 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 107:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 107 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 108:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 108 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 109:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 109 was not agreed.

Amendment 9 was not moved

Amendment 10 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 110:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 110 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 111:

For

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 111 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 112:

For

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 112 was not agreed.

Amendment 11 was not moved.

Amendment 12 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 113:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 113 was not agreed.

Amendment 13 was not moved

Amendment 14 was not moved

Amendment 15 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 114:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 114 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 115:

For

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 115 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 116:

For

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Total

10

0

44

54

Amendment 116 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 117:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

44

54

Amendment 117 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 118:

For

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 118 was not agreed.

Amendment 16 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 119:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 119 was not agreed.

Amendment 86 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 120:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

44

55

Amendment 120 was not agreed.

Amendment 18 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 121:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 121 was not agreed.

Amendment 19 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 122:

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Total

10

0

45

55

Amendment 122 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 129:

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Total

45

8

2

55

Amendment 129 was agreed.

At 18.05, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings in accordance with Standing Order 17.47. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening at 18.15.

A vote was taken on amendment 66:

For

Abstain

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Total

39

0

16

55

Amendment 66 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67:

For

Abstain

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Total

39

0

16

55

Amendment 67 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

14

54

Amendment 68 was agreed.

Amendment 69A was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 69:

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Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 69 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 70:

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Abstain

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Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 70 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 71:

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Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 71 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 72:

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Abstain

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Total

40

4

11

55

Amendment 72 was agreed.

Amendment 20 was not moved

A vote was taken on amendment 87:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

44

0

11

55

Amendment 87 was agreed.

Amendment 55 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 157:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 157 was agreed.

Amendment 56 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 158:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 158 was agreed.

Amendment 82 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 57 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 159:

For

Abstain

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Total

42

0

13

55

Amendment 159 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 97:

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Against

Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 97 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 83:

For

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Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 83 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 84:

For

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Total

40

0

15

55

Amendment 84 was agreed.

Amendment 21 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 130:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

14

55

Amendment 130 was agreed.

As amendment 130 was agreed, amendment 22 fell.

Amendment 88 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 131:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

12

53

Amendment 131 was agreed.

As amendment 131 was agreed, amendment 24 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

39

54

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

Amendment 89 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 90:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

12

54

Amendment 90 was agreed.

Amendment 26 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 132:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 132 was agreed.

Amendment 91 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 92 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 98 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendments 59, 60 and 58 were not moved.

Amendment 61 was not moved.

Amendment 62 was not moved.

Amendment 63 was not moved.

Amendment 99 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 73A was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 73:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

4

54

Amendment 73 was agreed.

Amendment 27 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 133:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

12

54

Amendment 133 was agreed.

Amendment 28 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 134:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 134 was agreed.

Amendment 29 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 135:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 135 was agreed.

Amendment 30 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 136:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

13

53

Amendment 136 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

39

54

Amendment 31 was not agreed.

Amendment 32 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 137:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 137 was agreed.

Amendment 33 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 138:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 138 was agreed.

Amendment 34 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 139:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 139 was agreed.

Amendment 35 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 140:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 140 was agreed.

Amendment 36 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 141:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

13

53

Amendment 141 was agreed.

Amendment 37 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 142:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 142 was agreed.

Amendment 38 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 143:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 143 was agreed.

Amendment 39 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 144:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

12

53

Amendment 144 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

4

52

Amendment 74 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 75:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

4

54

Amendment 75 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 76:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

0

4

54

Amendment 76 was agreed.

Amendment 40 was not moved.

Amendment 41 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 145:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 145 was agreed.

Amendment 42 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 146:

For

Abstain

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Total

41

0

13

54

Amendment 146 was agreed.

Amendment 94 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 164A was not moved.

Amendment 164B was not moved.  

Amendment 164 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 123:

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Abstain

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Total

8

0

46

54

Amendment 123 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 124:

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Total

8

0

46

54

Amendment 124 was not agreed.

Amendment 77 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 43 was not moved.

Amendment 95 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 95 was agreed, amendments 125 and 126 fell.

Amendment 78 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 165:

For

Abstain

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Total

49

0

4

53

Amendment 165 was agreed.

Amendment 79 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 96 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 80 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 64 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 161:

For

Abstain

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Total

10

0

43

53

Amendment 161 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 101:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

45

53

Amendment 101 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 65:

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Total

49

0

4

53

Amendment 65 was agreed.

Amendment 85 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 163 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

As amendment 102 was not agreed, amendment 100 fell.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 

 

 


Meeting: 06/11/2019 - Plenary (Item 7)

Motion to vary the order of consideration for amendments at Stage 3 of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

NDM7175 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) sections 2 to 9,

b) Schedule 1,

c) sections 10 to 28,

d) Schedule 2,

e) section 29,

f) Schedule 3,

g) sections 30 to 41,

h) section 1,

i) Long title.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.27

NDM7175 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) sections 2 to 9,

b) Schedule 1,

c) sections 10 to 28,

d) Schedule 2,

e) section 29,

f) Schedule 3,

g) sections 30 to 41,

h) section 1,

i) Long title.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 09/10/2019 - Committee of the Whole Assembly (Item 1)

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 Proceedings

The Committee of the Whole Assembly agreed on 1 October 2019, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

-        Sections 2-9;

-        Schedule 1;

-        Sections 10 to 29;

-        Schedule 2;

-        Sections 30 – 41;

-        Section 1;

-        Long title.

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings will be available on the Bill page.

 

Minutes:

The meeting started at 15.47

A vote was taken on amendment 265:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

1

38

55

Amendment 265 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 85:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

13

56

Amendment 85 was agreed.

As amendment 85 was agreed, amendments 266, 106 and 107 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 86:

For

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Total

38

2

16

56

Amendment 86 was agreed.

As amendment 86 was agreed, amendment 108 fell

A vote was taken on amendment 87A:

For

Abstain

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Total

19

5

32

56

Amendment 87A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 87:

For

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Total

25

4

26

55

Amendment 87 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 109:

For

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Total

17

0

39

56

Amendment 109 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 88:

For

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Total

41

4

11

56

Amendment 88 was agreed.

As amendment 88 was agreed, amendment 110 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 89:

For

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Total

40

4

12

56

Amendment 89 was agreed.

As amendment 89 was agreed, amendment 111 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 90:

For

Abstain

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Total

40

4

12

56

Amendment 90 was agreed.

As amendment 90 was agreed, amendment 112 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 91:

For

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Total

41

4

11

56

Amendment 91 was agreed.

As amendment 91 was agreed, amendment 113 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 92:

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Total

41

5

10

56

Amendment 92 was agreed.

Amendments 94A – 94K were not moved

At 17.15, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings for five minutes in accordance with Standing Order 17.47.

 

A vote was taken on amendment 94:

For

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Total

30

4

21

55

Amendment 94 was agreed.

As amendment 94 was agreed, amendments 170-183; 5-6; 184-208; 267; 209-220; 268; 221-242; 7; 243-253 and 8 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 114:

For

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Total

11

0

45

56

Amendment 114 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 37:

For

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Total

36

0

20

56

Amendment 37 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 115:

For

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Total

5

0

51

56

Amendment 115 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 270:

For

Abstain

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Total

14

1

41

56

Amendment 270 was not agreed.

At 18.04, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings in accordance with Standing Order 17.47. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening at 18.15.

A vote was taken on amendment 38:

For

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Total

37

0

16

53

Amendment 38 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 116:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

44

53

Amendment 116 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39B:

For

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Total

15

0

39

54

Amendment 39B was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39A:

For

Abstain

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Total

15

0

39

54

Amendment 39A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 39:

For

Abstain

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Total

36

0

18

54

Amendment 39 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 40:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 40 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 117:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 117 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 118:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 118 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 119:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 119 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 120:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 120 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 41:

For

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Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 41 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 42:

For

Abstain

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Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 42 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 121:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

44

53

Amendment 121 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 122:

For

Abstain

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Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 122 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 123:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 123 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 124:

For

Abstain

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Total

5

0

49

54

Amendment 124 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 43:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 43 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 44:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 44 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 125:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 125 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 45:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 45 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 46:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 46 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 47 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 126:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 126 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 127:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 127 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 128:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 128 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 48:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 48 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 129:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 129 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 15:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

4

2

54

Amendment 15 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 130:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 130 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 16:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

4

3

54

Amendment 16 was agreed.

The Deputy Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 131 - 134 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

 

A vote was taken on amendment 131:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 131 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 132:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

49

54

Amendment 132 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 133:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

49

54

Amendment 133 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 134:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

49

54

Amendment 134 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 17:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

4

2

54

Amendment 17 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 135:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 135 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 136:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

49

54

Amendment 136 was not agreed.

Amendments 18 - 20 were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

4

2

54

Amendments 18 - 20 were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 137:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

45

54

Amendment 137 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 49 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 50:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

0

7

54

Amendment 50 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 51:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

56

Amendment 51 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

37

53

Amendment 52A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52B:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

37

53

Amendment 52B was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

16

54

Amendment 52 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

11

52

Amendment 53A was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53B:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

11

52

Amendment 53B was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53C:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53C was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53D:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53D was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53E:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

4

13

53

Amendment 53E was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53F:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53F was agreed.

Amendment 53G was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 53H:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53H was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53I:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53I was agreed.

Amendment 53J was not moved.

Amendments 53K – 53N were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53K – 53N were agreed.

Amendment 53O was not moved.

Amendment 53P was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 53Q:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53Q was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53R:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

4

12

52

Amendment 53R was agreed.

Amendment 53S was not moved.

Amendments 53T – 53Y were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53T – 53Y were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53Z:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53Z was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AA:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AA was agreed.

Amendment 53AB was not moved.

Amendments 53AC – 53AI were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AC – 53AI were agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AL:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

5

37

53

Amendment 53AL was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AJ:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AJ was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53AK:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

4

12

53

Amendment 53AK was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53 as amended:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

4

13

53

Amendment 53 as amended was agreed.

As amendment 53 was agreed, amendments 138 – 144 fell.

Amendments 71A – 71C were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

38

53

Amendments 71A – 71C were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 71:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

29

0

24

53

Amendment 71 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

11

51

Amendment 54 was agreed.

As amendment 54 was agreed, amendments 21; 145; 22; 95; 23 and 146 fell.

At 19.45, the Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings in accordance with Standing Order 17.47. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening at 20.15.

Amendment 271 was withdrawn.

Amendments 55A – 55D were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

35

52

Amendment 55A – 55D were not agreed.

Amendment 55 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

0

17

52

Amendment 56 was agreed.

Amendment 57 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 58A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

37

52

Amendment 58A was not agreed.

Amendment 58 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

The Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 147 - 151 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

A vote was taken on amendment 147:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

37

51

Amendment 147 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 148:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 148 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 149:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

37

51

Amendment 149 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 150:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 150 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 151:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

38

52

Amendment 151 was not agreed.

Amendment 278 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 72:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

4

52

Amendment 72 was agreed.

Amendments 254 – 256 were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

38

52

Amendments 254 – 256 were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 73:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

16

52

Amendment 73 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

0

15

52

Amendment 74 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 75:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

36

0

16

52

Amendment 75 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 76:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

Amendment 76 was agreed.

As amendment 76 was agreed, amendments 257 – 259 fell.

Amendment 77 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 78:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

0

7

52

Amendment 78 was agreed.

As amendment 78 was agreed, amendment 260 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 79:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

Amendment 79 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 80:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

Amendment 80 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 81:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

8

51

Amendment 81 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 261:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

7

0

45

52

Amendment 261 was not agreed.

Amendment 28 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 29 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 262:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

47

52

Amendment 262 was not agreed.

Amendment 30 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 31 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 263:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

47

52

Amendment 263 was not agreed.

Amendment 32 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 82:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

31

0

21

52

Amendment 82 was agreed.

As amendment 82 was agreed, amendment 264 fell.

Amendment 33 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 83:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

40

0

12

52

Amendment 83 was agreed.

Amendment 59 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendments 60A – 60D were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

36

52

Amendments 60A – 60D were not agreed

A vote was taken on amendment 60:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

14

52

Amendment 60 was agreed.

As amendment 60 was agreed, amendments 152-154 fell.

Amendments 61A – 61H were voted for en bloc:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

36

52

Amendments 61A – 61H were not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 61:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

13

52

Amendment 61 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 62A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

35

51

Amendment 62A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 62B:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

36

52

Amendment 62B was not agreed.

Amendment 62 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

As amendment 62 was agreed, amendments 155 - 159 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 63:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

1

4

52

Amendment 63 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 64:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

1

4

52

Amendment 64 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 65:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

0

4

51

Amendment 65 was agreed.

As amendment 65 was agreed, amendment 24 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 272:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

34

51

Amendment 272 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

32

4

15

51

Amendment 2 was agreed.

Amendment 25 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

As amendment 3 was agreed, amendments 160-162 fell.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 163:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 163 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 164:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 164 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

23

50

Amendment 66 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

38

51

Amendment 67A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

24

51

Amendment 67 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 273:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

39

51

Amendment 273 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 93:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

9

51

Amendment 93 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

12

51

Amendment 68 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

35

0

16

51

Amendment 69 was agreed.

As amendment 69 was agreed, amendments 274; 165; 26 and 275 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 166:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 166 was not agreed.

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 167:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

4

0

47

51

Amendment 167 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

0

24

51

Amendment 70 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 276:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

37

50

Amendment 276 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 277:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

38

51

Amendment 277 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 168:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 168 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 169:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

46

51

Amendment 169 was not agreed.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 84:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

8

50

Amendment 84 was agreed.

As amendment 84 was agreed, amendment 99 and 100 fell.

A vote was taken on amendment 101:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

41

50

Amendment 101 was not agreed.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 35:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

0

16

49

Amendment 35 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 269:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

33

50

Amendment 269 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 34:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

33

0

17

50

Amendment 34 was agreed.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 102:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

7

0

41

48

Amendment 102 was not agreed.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 103:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

45

50

Amendment 103 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 104:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

45

50

Amendment 104 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 105:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

44

49

Amendment 105 was not agreed.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

A vote was taken on amendment 36:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

34

0

16

50

Amendment 36 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 96:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

38

49

Amendment 96 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 98:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

0

45

50

Amendment 98 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 97:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

36

50

Amendment 97 was not agreed.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Committee of the Whole Assembly proceedings.


Meeting: 08/10/2019 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Procedures for Stage 2 of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 8

Minutes:

Business Managers noted the paper.

 


Meeting: 07/10/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-27-19 – Paper 8 – Letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee, 30 September 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee.


Meeting: 01/10/2019 - Committee of the Whole Assembly (Item 1)

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill - Order of Consideration for Stage 2 proceedings

The Committee of the Whole Assembly is invited to consider and agree that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill is as follows: sections 2 to 9, Schedule 1, sections 10 to 29, Schedule 2, sections 30 to 41, section 1, and Long title.

Minutes:

1.   The Order of Consideration was agreed by the Committee.


Meeting: 01/10/2019 - Plenary (Item 8)

Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

NDM7147 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill
Finance Committee Report
Response from the Counsel General to the Finance Committee report

Minutes:

The item started at 17.32

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

NDM7147 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

Finance Committee Report

Response from the Counsel General to the Finance Committee report

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

0

2

40

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 30/09/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-26-10 – Paper 10 - Letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee, 20 September 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 25/09/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Mark Reckless excused himself from this item and did not contribute to the Committee’s report on further scrutiny of the financial implications of the Bill.

 

5.2 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 25/09/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Further evidence session

Elin Jones AM, Llywydd

Anna Daniel, Head of Strategic Transformation, National Assembly for Wales

Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive, National Assembly for Wales

Nia Morgan, Director of Finance, National Assembly for Wales

 

Research brief

 

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Elin Jones AM, Llywydd; Anna Daniel, Head of Strategic Transformation, National Assembly for Wales; Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive and Clerk to the Assembly, National Assembly for Wales; and Nia Morgan, Director of Finance, on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 25/09/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Further evidence session

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Christopher Warner, Deputy Director – Constitution and Justice

Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director – Financial Controls

 

Paper 1 – Letter from the Counsel General and draft amendments to the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill – 20 September 2019

Research brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General; Christopher Warner, Deputy Director – Constitution and Justice; and Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director – Financial Controls, on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

5 Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Consideration of correspondence

Paper 2 – Response from the Llywydd to the Finance Committee’s report and recommendations on the financial implications of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

 

Paper 3 – Letter from the Counsel General on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill – 3 September 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the correspondence on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion under Standing Order 26.17(iii) in relation to the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

NDM7134 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that The National Assembly for Wales, in accord