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Written Assembly Questions tabled on 21 January 2016 for answer on 28 January 2016

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W - Signifies that the question was tabled in Welsh.

(Self-identifying Question no. shown in brackets)

Written Questions must be tabled at least five working days before they are to be answered. In practice, Ministers aim to answer within seven/eight days but are not bound to do so. Answers are published in the language in which they are provided, with a translation into English of responses provided in Welsh.

To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services

Darren Millar (Clwyd West): How many people in Wales have chosen to register to opt-out of the organ donation system? (WAQ69700)

Answer received on 5 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services (Mark Drakeford):

The latest figures from NHS Blood and Transplant show that as of 17 January 2016, 160,288 people in Wales have chosen to opt-out. The number of people who have a registered view to be an organ donor stood at 1,087,055 at the same date.

To ask the Minister for Public Services

Janet Finch-Saunders (Aberconwy): Will the Minister provide a full list of all bodies and individuals to whom the Welsh Government has send the 'Devolution, Democracy and Delivery' consultation document for response? (WAQ69701)

Answer received on 2 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services (Leighton Andrews): I published the Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and accompanying documents for public consultation on the Welsh Government internet consultation webpage alongside a press notice and written and oral statements. The consultation was highlighted, in accordance with the Local Government Partnership Scheme 2008, to key stakeholders including the Welsh Local Government Association; One Voice Wales and Society of Local Council Clerks; all Local Authorities; Community and Town Councils; Police & Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables; Fire and Rescue Authorities and Chief Fire Officers; National Park Authorities; Local Health Boards and NHS Trusts; Wales Council for Voluntary Action; Auditor General for Wales; Wales TUC; recognised Trade Unions; the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales; Independent Remuneration Panel; Chief Inspectors of Estyn, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales; Commissioners for  Children, Welsh Language, Older People and Sustainable Futures; Public Services Ombudsman for Wales and Lord Lieutenants and High Sheriffs. All responses to the consultation will be considered.

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