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Motions and Amendments for future Debate


Motions tabled on 28 June 2017



David Melding (South Wales Central)

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West)

Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that Wales is the only home nation without a specialist paediatric rheumatology centre.

2. Notes that there are an estimated 400 children in South Wales alone that are suffering with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

3. Recognises the need for a multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology centre in Wales.

4. Notes that the Welsh Health Specialist Services Committee is undertaking a comprehensive review of paediatric specialised services in Wales.

5. Calls on the Welsh Government to support calls from Arthritis Care, the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the British Society for Rheumatology for the creation of a fully dedicated multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology centre in Wales.

Supported by:

Nick Ramsay (Monmouth)

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)

Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Hefin David (Caerphilly)

Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central)


Lee Waters (Llanelli)
Jeremy Miles (Neath)
Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Condemns the 40 percent cuts to the S4C budget since 2010 and its present uncertain financial situation.

2. Regrets the cut in the number of ITV Wales broadcasting hours over the last twenty years.

3. Notes that media technology and its use has changed substantially since the establishment of S4C, with far more platforms and means of production, publication and content distribution.

4. Further notes that the BBC intends to invest £30 million to establish a new television channel in Scotland.

5. Is concerned about the reduction in the Welsh language content and content about Wales on commercial radio.

6. Agrees that the review of S4C due to be conducted this year by the UK Government should give full consideration to the devolution of broadcasting responsibilities to Wales.

7. Calls on the Welsh Government to establish a working group to consider whether and how to devolve powers over broadcasting to Wales.

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