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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

284

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  105

 

Clause  49,  page  30,  line  1,  leave out subsection (8).

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  106

 

Clause  49,  page  30,  line  4,  leave out subsection (9).

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Adam Price

 

Hywel Williams

 

Not called  118

 

Clause  49,  page  30,  line  7,  at end add—

 

‘(10)    

The Counsel General is deemed to be a Welsh Minister for the purposes of

 

sections 30 to 135.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  206

 

Clause  50,  page  30,  line  9,  after ‘appoint’, insert ‘not more than three’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  204

 

Clause  51,  page  30,  line  19,  after ‘means’, insert ‘the office of First Minister,’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

285

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  150

 

Clause  52,  page  30,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (3), formal approval of all senior

 

appointments made on the recommendation of the Head of the Home Civil

 

Service will be the exclusive responsibility of the First Minister.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  214

 

Clause  52,  page  31,  line  23,  after ‘function’, insert ‘within their powers.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 53 to 57 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  215

 

Page  33,  line  33,  leave out Clause 58.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  220

 

Schedule  3,  page  103,  line  14,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  221

 

Schedule  3,  page  103,  line  19,  at end insert ‘, the First Minister or the Counsel

 

General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  222

 

Schedule  3,  page  103,  line  23,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  223

 

Schedule  3,  page  103,  line  39,  at end insert ‘, the First Minister or the Counsel

 

General’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

286

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  224

 

Schedule  3,  page  103,  line  43,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  225

 

Schedule  3,  page  104,  line  14,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  226

 

Schedule  3,  page  104,  line  26,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  227

 

Schedule  3,  page  104,  line  34,  after ‘Ministers’ insert ‘, the First Minister or the

 

Counsel General’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  228

 

Schedule  3,  page  104,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘Laying of reports and statements

 

9A  (1)  

This paragraph applies where—

 

(a)    

a function to make or receive a report or statement (including a

 

function conferred or imposed by or by virtue of an Act passed after

 

this Act) is transferred to, or made exercisable by, the Welsh

 

Ministers, the First Minister or the Counsel General by an Order in

 

Council under section 58, and

 

(b)    

immediately before the coming into force of the provisions of the

 

Order in Council relating to the function, any enactment made

 

provision (“provision for Parliamentary laying”) for a report or

 

statement made or received in the exercise of the function to be laid

 

before Parliament or either House of Parliament by the person making

 

or receiving it.

 

      (2)  

The provision for Parliamentary laying applies to the exercise of the function

 

by the Welsh Ministers, the First Minister or the Counsel General as if it

 

required the report or statement to be laid before the Assembly instead of

 

before Parliament or either House of Parliament.

 

      (3)  

In this paragraph references to a report or statement include any other

 

document (except one containing subordinate legislation).’.

 

Mr Secretary Hain

 

Agreed to  229

 

Schedule  3,  page  105,  leave out lines 30 to 35.

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

287

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 59 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  216

 

Clause  60,  page  35,  line  22,  after ‘anything’, insert ‘within their powers.’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  81

 

Clause  60,  page  35,  leave out lines 23 to 27 and insert ‘promote or improve the general

 

well-being of Wales.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  208

 

Page  35,  line  21,  leave out Clause 60.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywell Williams

 

Not selected  217

 

Clause  61,  page  35,  line  43,  after ‘anything’, insert ‘within their powers.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Mr Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  61,  page  36,  line  10,  at end add ‘, including the implementation of any of

 

the provisions of the Welsh Language Act 1993.’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

288

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  218

 

Clause  62,  page  36,  line  13,  at end add ‘, but shall not, without the agreement of the

 

Secretary of State, carry out any of the functions of the Foreign and Commonwealth

 

Office or the Department for International Development.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 63 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  17

 

Clause  64,  page  36,  line  39,  leave out ‘Welsh Ministers’ and insert ‘Assembly’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  82

 

Clause  64,  page  36,  line  39,  after ‘Ministers’, insert ‘or the Senedd by resolution

 

with a simple majority of those voting.’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  18

 

Clause  64,  page  36,  line  41,  leave out ‘(other than that under section 62)’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  19

 

Clause  64,  page  36,  line  41,  after ‘Welsh Ministers’, insert ‘including the

 

pursuance of the provisions of section 33’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  64,  page  37,  line  6,  leave out ‘Welsh Ministers’ and insert ‘Assembly’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

289

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  267

 

Clause  64,  page  37,  line  16,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

Nothing in this section authorises the holding of a poll for the purpose of

 

ascertaining the views of those polled about whether Wales should cease to be

 

part of the United Kingdom.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 65 to 68 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  268

 

Clause  69,  page  38,  line  4,  after ‘a’, insert ‘reasonable’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  209

 

Clause  69,  page  38,  line  4,  leave out ‘for’ and insert ‘to cover the cost of’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  269

 

Clause  70,  page  38,  line  18,  at end insert ‘reasonable’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not selected  210

 

Page  38,  line  15,  leave out Clause 70.

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

290

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 71 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  270

 

Clause  72,  page  39,  line  9,  after ‘Ministers’, insert ‘or to the Secretary of State’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 73 and 74 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  141

 

Clause  75,  page  40,  line  42,  after ‘business’, insert ‘, trade unions’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  271

 

Clause  75,  page  40,  line  42,  leave out ‘they consider’ and insert ‘are’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  142

 

Clause  75,  page  40,  line  44,  after ‘business’, insert ‘and employees’.

 

Jessica Morden

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Not selected  129

 

Page  40,  line  40,  leave out Clause 75.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  83

 

Clause  76,  page  41,  line  26,  leave out from ‘must’ to end and insert ‘have it


 
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