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National Assembly Of Wales
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
The Siambr
followed by (45 mins) Questions Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs
The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Cabinet Secretary after question 2.
followed by (45 mins) Questions Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children
The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Cabinet Secretary after question 2.
followed by (20 mins) Questions Topical Questions
followed by (5 mins) 90 Second Statements
followed by (5 mins) Motion to amend Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B in relation to Super-majorities for Assembly Bills
NDM6535 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)
To propose that the National Assembly, in accordance with Standing Order 33.2:
1. Considers the Report of the Business Committee 'Amending Standing Orders Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B – Super-majorities for Assembly Bills' laid in the Table Office on 11 October 2017; and
2. Approves the proposal to revise Standing Orders 26, 26A and 26B, as set out in Annex B of the Report of the Business Committee.
followed by (60 mins) Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)
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Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central)
Suzy Davies (South Wales West)
Dafydd Elis-Thomas (Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
Dai Lloyd (South Wales West)
David Melding (South Wales Central)
Eluned Morgan (Mid and West Wales)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
1. Notes that the speed of the revolution in transport technology challenges current planning assumptions and requires a major re-think in public policy and design.
2. Believes that transport manufacturers and their supply chains will need to adapt or die as the combustion engine is phased out within the next 20 years because of:
a) driverless vehicles, which will disrupt assumptions about private ownership of cars, urban town planning, managing road congestion and the role of buses to connect communities; and
b) electric vehicles, which require a more dispersed electricity generation and supply including charging points covering the whole of Wales;
3. Calls on the Welsh Government to outline the steps that it is taking to align policies with the pace of change and ensure all citizens will benefit, in line with the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.
followed by (60 mins) Debate Welsh Conservatives
NDM6534 Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
Calls on the Welsh Government to:
a) extend eligibility for free bus travel entitlements to all 16 to 24 year olds in Wales; and
b) extend eligibility for railcard privileges to all 16 to 24 year olds in Wales.
followed by (60 mins) Debate Plaid Cymru
NDM6536 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
1. Notes the need to strengthen the performance of the north Wales economy.
2. Regrets the historic underfunding of north Wales by the Labour Welsh Government.
3. Welcomes Plaid Cymru's success in securing significant investment for the north as part of the budget agreement with the Welsh Government for 2018/19 and 2019/20, including:
a) better north-south road links;
b) funding to support the design and development of a third Menai bridge crossing;
c) funding to take forward the result of the feasibility study into the creation of a national football museum in north Wales;
d) the establishment of a young farmers grant scheme that will benefit the agricultural industry in the north;
e) the creation of a development fund for undergraduate medical training in the north;
f) a 100% rate relief for community hydro schemes, of which there are several in the north;
g) additional funding for Visit Wales which will boost the tourism industry in the north;
4. Calls on the Welsh Government to bring forward, as part of its long-overdue economic strategy, genuine efforts to address the regional imbalances in the Welsh economy.
followed by Voting Time
followed by (30 mins) Short Debate NDM6533 Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West)
Safeguarding and patient rights in the Welsh NHS - supporting the victim
National Assembly Committees
09:00 Committee Room 1 Children, Young People and Education Committee
09:30 Committee Room 2 Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee
09:30 Committee Room 3 Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee