Concise Minutes - Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Meeting time: 09.17 - 11.27
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5106


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Lynne Neagle AM (Chair)

Dawn Bowden AM

Michelle Brown AM

Hefin David AM

Suzy Davies AM

Janet Finch-Saunders AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Julie Morgan AM

Witnesses:

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Huw Morris, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Gareth Rogers (Second Clerk)

Sarah Bartlett (Deputy Clerk)

Phil Boshier (Researcher)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members, She thanked John Griffiths for all his work during his time on the Committee.

 

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2       Scrutiny session with the Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning - focus on Higher and Further Education

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Cabinet Secretary and the Minister on HE and FE issues.

2.2 They agreed to provide the following:

SLA’s the Welsh Government has with apprenticeship providers;

A copy of the Greystone report;

A note on when the Welsh Government expects the work with HEFCW and universities on their action plan and strategic approach to mental health to be concluded and implemented.

 

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3       Papers to note

3.1     The papers were noted.

 

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting.

4.1 The Motion was agreed.

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5       Consideration of the evidence from the scrutiny session

5.1     The Committee agreed to follow up some issues with the Cabinet Secretary and Minister.

 

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6       Inquiry into School Funding - Consideration of the approach

6.1 The Committee agreed the amended terms of reference and the approach to gathering evidence.

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