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8. Voting Time

March 29, 2017

1 speeches by…

  • Elin Jones

Elin Jones

The only vote that remains this afternoon is the vote on the UKIP Wales debate. I call for a vote, therefore, on the motion tabled in the names of David Rowlands and Neil Hamilton. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 7, no abstentions, 45 against. Therefore, the motion is not agreed. Amendment 1. If amendment 1 is agreed, amendment 3 will be deselected. I call for a vote, therefore, on amendment 1 tabled in the name of Jane Hutt. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 35, no abstentions, 17 against. Amendment 1, therefore, is agreed. The next vote is on amendment 4. I call for a vote on amendment 4 tabled in the name of Paul Davies. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 26, no abstentions, 26 against. Therefore, as required under Standing Order 6.20, I exercise my casting vote to vote against the amendment. Oh—did anybody notice? [Laughter.] I think we’ll move on. Amendment 5. I call for a vote on amendment 5 tabled in the name of Paul Davies. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 17, nine abstentions, 26 against. Therefore, amendment 5 is not agreed. I call for a vote on amendment 6 tabled in the name of Rhun ap Iorwerth. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 52, no abstentions, nobody against. Therefore, amendment 6 is agreed. Amendment 7. I call for a vote on amendment 7 tabled in the name of Rhun ap Iorwerth. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 26, no abstentions, against 26. As required under Standing Order 6.20, I exercise my casting vote to vote against the amendment. The amendment is not agreed. I call for a vote on amendment 8 tabled in the name of Rhun ap Iorwerth. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 10, 11 abstentions, 31 against. Therefore, the amendment is not agreed. I now call for a vote on the motion as amended. Open the vote. Close the vote. In favour 51, no abstentions, one against. And, therefore, the motion as amended is agreed. If Members can leave the Chamber quietly. We still have two items of business to complete.