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Agenda and minutes

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Transcript: Transcript for 02/10/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
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(09.30 - 10.30)

1.

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) in Wales - briefing session

Dr David Dallimore, Research Officer - Honorary Research Associate (School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences), Bangor University

 

Minutes:

1.1 Members received a presentation from Dr David Dallimore.

 

(11.00)

2.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed Members. There were no apologies.

 

(11.00 - 12.15)

3.

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) in Wales - Evidence session

Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Jo-anne Daniels, Director, Children and Tackling Poverty – Welsh Government

Nicola Edwards, Deputy Director, Childcare, Play and Early Years Division – Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Deputy Minister. She agreed to provide a note on:

 

·         the number of children who are accessing the childcare offer through the medium of Welsh only;

·         how the cost of HMRC administering the childcare offer compares with the cost of local authorities administering it;

·         rates of take up of Flying Start childcare offers, following the completion of annual review meetings in November 2019.

 

 

 

 

(12.15)

4.

Paper to note

Minutes:

4.1 The paper was noted.

 

4.1

Letter from the Welsh Local Government Association - Childcare Funding (Wales) Act 2019

Supporting documents:

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

 

(12.15 - 12.25)

6.

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) in Wales - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard during the session.

6.2 Members agreed to write to the Deputy Minister on some specific issues..

 

(12.25 - 12.35)

7.

Inquiry into Children's Rights in Wales - briefing for engagement activity

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee was briefed on arrangements for the engagement event on 10 October.

 

 

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