Agenda - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - The Senedd

Meeting date: 19 April 2018

Meeting time: 09.00
For further information contact:

Naomi Stocks

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddCommunities@assembly.wales


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Pre-meeting (09.00 – 09.15)

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 1

(09.15 - 10.15)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 35)

Dr Alison Parken, Wales Committee Member, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Rosalind Bragg, Director, Maternity Action

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Break (10.15 – 10.30)

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3       Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 2

(10.30 - 11.30)                                                                         (Pages 36 - 47)

Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

Catherine Fookes, Director, Women’s Equality Network Wales

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4       Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 3

(11.30 - 12.30)                                                                         (Pages 48 - 57)

Emma Webster, Joint CEO & Senior Solicitor, Your Employment Settlement Service

James Moss, Partner, Slate Legal

Bethan Darwin, Partner, Thompson Darwin Law

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5       Papers to note

                                                                                                           (Page 58)

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5.1   Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Education in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

                                                                                                 (Pages 59 - 65)

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5.2   Letter to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 66 - 75)

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5.3   Letter from the Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, Scottish Parliament, in relation to human rights in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 76 - 77)

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

                                                                                                                          

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7       Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - discussion of the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

(12.30 - 12.45)                                                                                                

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8       Consideration of letter in relation to resourcing for Brexit scrutiny

(12.45 - 12.55)                                                                         (Pages 78 - 80)

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The Committee will be holding a private pre-publication briefing session for the report on rough sleeping in Wales.

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