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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Y Siambr - Y_Senedd. View directions

Note: 217(v3) 

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Transcript: Transcript for 25/06/2019 - Plenary

Items
Note No. Item

(45 mins)

1.

Questions to the First Minister

The Presiding Officer will call the Party Leaders to ask questions without notice to the First Minister after Question 2.

View Questions

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The item started at 13.30

The first 8 questions were asked. The Presiding Officer invited party leaders to ask questions to the First Minister after question 2.

(15 mins)

2.

Questions to the Counsel General and Brexit Minister (in respect of his "law officer" responsibilities)

Minutes:

The item started at 14.29.

All 3 questions were asked.

(30 mins)

3.

Business Statement and Announcement

Minutes:

The item started at 14.44

(45 mins)

4.

Statement by the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: Delivering a Low Carbon Wales

Minutes:

The item started at 15.16

(15 mins)

5.

The Regulated Advocacy Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

NDM7078 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5

Approves that the draft The Regulated Advocacy Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 4 June 2019.

Supporting Documents

Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 16.10

NDM7078 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales; in accordance with Standing Order 27.5

Approves that the draft The Regulated Advocacy Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 is made in accordance with the draft laid in the Table Office on 4 June 2019.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

(90 mins)

6.

Debate on the M4 Corridor around Newport

NDM7097 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the Public Inspector’s report and decision letter published by the First Minister on Tuesday 4th June, including an oral statement later that day, regarding the M4 corridor around Newport project.

2. Notes the proposed next steps outlined by the Minister for Economy and Transport including the establishment of an expert Commission to be led by Lord Terry Burns.

3. Recognises the significant congestion issues on the M4 network around the Brynglas Tunnels and the impact it has on Newport and the wider economy.

4. Notes the Welsh Government’s commitment to developing and funding sustainable and effective solutions to congestion issues as part of an integrated, multi-modal and low carbon transport system.

Public Inquiry Report

M4 corridor around Newport: decision letter

Oral Statement: The M4 Corridor around Newport

Written Statement: M4 Next Steps

The following amendments have been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Add as new point after point 1 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets the Welsh Government’s failure to abide by its promise to deliver an M4 relief road.

Amendment 2 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point after point 1 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to publish the independent Public Inspector’s report prior to 4 June 2019.

Amendment 3 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point after point 3 and renumber accordingly:

Further regrets the failure of successive Welsh Labour Governments to deliver a solution to congestion on the M4 to date.

Amendment 4 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete point 4 and replace with:

Calls on the Welsh Government to accept the recommendation of the independent public inspector and build the M4 relief road.

Amendment 5 - Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Add new point to the end of the motion;

Recognises that congestion around Newport has been hampering the Welsh Economy for the last two decades and calls upon the Welsh Government to ensure that, in the absence of a relief road, any mitigation measures are put in place as soon as possible.

Amendment 6 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that any new proposal is part of a Wales-wide package of infrastructure investment.

Minutes:

The item started at 16.12

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

NDM7097 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the Public Inspector’s report and decision letter published by the First Minister on Tuesday 4th June, including an oral statement later that day, regarding the M4 corridor around Newport project.

2. Notes the proposed next steps outlined by the Minister for Economy and Transport including the establishment of an expert Commission to be led by Lord Terry Burns.

3. Recognises the significant congestion issues on the M4 network around the Brynglas Tunnels and the impact it has on Newport and the wider economy.

4. Notes the Welsh Government’s commitment to developing and funding sustainable and effective solutions to congestion issues as part of an integrated, multi-modal and low carbon transport system.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Add as new point after point 1 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets the Welsh Government’s failure to abide by its promise to deliver an M4 relief road.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

37

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point after point 1 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets the failure of the Welsh Government to publish the independent Public Inspector’s report prior to 4 June 2019.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

27

51

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

Amendment 3 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point after point 3 and renumber accordingly:

Further regrets the failure of successive Welsh Labour Governments to deliver a solution to congestion on the M4 to date.

A vote was taken on amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

27

51

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

Amendment 4 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete point 4 and replace with:

Calls on the Welsh Government to accept the recommendation of the independent public inspector and build the M4 relief road.

A vote was taken on amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

2

36

51

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

Amendment 5 - Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Add new point to the end of the motion;

Recognises that congestion around Newport has been hampering the Welsh Economy for the last two decades and calls upon the Welsh Government to ensure that, in the absence of a relief road, any mitigation measures are put in place as soon as possible.

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

9

27

51

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

Amendment 6 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that any new proposal is part of a Wales-wide package of infrastructure investment.

A vote was taken on amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

1

31

51

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion:

NDM7097 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the Public Inspector’s report and decision letter published by the First Minister on Tuesday 4th June, including an oral statement later that day, regarding the M4 corridor around Newport project.

2. Notes the proposed next steps outlined by the Minister for Economy and Transport including the establishment of an expert Commission to be led by Lord Terry Burns.

3. Recognises the significant congestion issues on the M4 network around the Brynglas Tunnels and the impact it has on Newport and the wider economy.

4. Notes the Welsh Government’s commitment to developing and funding sustainable and effective solutions to congestion issues as part of an integrated, multi-modal and low carbon transport system.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

14

10

51

The motion was agreed.

 

(5 mins)

7.

Voting Time

Minutes:

The item started at 17.36

At 17.40 proceedings were suspended for 5 minutes.

 

 

 

(60 mins)

8.

Debate on Stage 3 of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

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

1. Definitions in Part 1 of the Bill

13, 14

2. Programme to improve accessibility of Welsh law

1

3. Effect of provisions in Part 2 of the Bill

3, 4, 8, 9

4. References to EU legislation

5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

Supporting Documents

Legislation (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled list of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments

Minutes:

The item started at 17.45

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, the amendments were disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate arise in the Bill.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

27

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

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

 

 

Votes Summary

Supporting documents:

 

 

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