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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript: Transcript for 16/05/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Jack Sargeant AM, Jayne Bryant AM substituted.  

(09.30 - 10.30)

2.

Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 6

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Police representatives.

2.2 Police representatives agreed to provide a note on the current landscape, as they understand it in relation to the development and work of multi-agency safeguarding hubs.

(10.45 - 11.45)

3.

Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 7

British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Cymru

Allison Hulmes, National Director for Wales

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from BASW Cymru.

3.2 The Director agreed to provide a note on the following:

·         Evidence about the escalation from activity below the current threshold for the use of the defence of reasonable punishment to activity considered to be assault

·         BASW Cymru’s involvement to date with the development of the Bill

(11.45)

4.

Papers to note

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

4.2 The Chair thanked the Welsh Youth Parliament for its contribution to the Committee’s scrutiny of the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill.

4.1

Children (Abolition of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill - Letter from the Welsh Youth Parliament

Supporting documents:

4.2

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up: Update from the Minister for Health and Social Services on the Committee's Mind over Matter Report

Supporting documents:

4.3

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - follow-up: Update from the Together for Children and Young People (T4CYP) Programme

Supporting documents:

4.4

Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - acknowledgement of the Committee's response to the Welsh Government consultation on Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales

Supporting documents:

(11:45)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.45 - 12.00)

6.

Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence they had heard during sessions.

 

 

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