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Transcript: Transcript for 20/11/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

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(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Suzy Davies AM, there was no substitute.

 

(09.30 - 10.15)

2.

Session with Members of the Welsh Youth Parliament

Wednesday 20th  November is the 30th anniversary of the opening of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) for signatories. To mark this occasion, the Children, Young People and Education (CYPE) Committee has invited Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) Members to attend a public session to discuss the WYP’s priorities and its members’ work on the CYPE Committee’s inquiry on children’s rights.

 

Youth Parliament representatives

Betsan Roberts, Welsh Youth Parliament Member for Cardiff North

Todd Murray, Welsh Youth Parliament Member for Bridgend

Ffion Griffith, Welsh Youth Parliament Member for Islwyn

Maisy Evans, Welsh Youth Parliament Member for Torfaen

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed Members of the Welsh Youth Parliament and noted that the session had been arranged to mark the 30th anniversary of the UNCRC opening for signatories.

2.2 The Chair welcomed Dai Lloyd AM, the Chair of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee. He was invited to join the session as the work of the Welsh Youth Parliament is relevant to all committees.

2.3 Members of the Welsh Youth Parliament discussed their priorities with the Committee, and their work on the Children, Young People and Education Committee’s inquiry into Children’s Rights.

 

(10.15)

3.

Papers to note

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

 

3.1

Letter to the Minister for Economy and Transport - Additional Learning Needs and transport

Supporting documents:

3.2

Letter from the Minister for Education - update on activity undertaken by the Welsh Government in response to three of the recommendations in the Committee's report on the status of the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification

Supporting documents:

3.3

Letter to the Minister for Education regarding the Plenary debate on the Children, Young People and Education Committee's report on School Funding

Supporting documents:

3.4

Letter to the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services - Children's Rights Impact Assessments

Supporting documents:

3.5

Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the Chair of Public Accounts Committee - Looked after children

Supporting documents:

3.6

Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales - additional information following the 6 November scrutiny session on the Annual Report 2018-19

Supporting documents:

3.7

Joint letter from the Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Children in Wales - additional information following the 16 October evidence session on children's rights in Wales

Supporting documents:

3.8

Letter to Welsh Government Ministers regarding the joint statement on the proposed review of post-16 learner travel

Supporting documents:

(10.15)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The Motion was agreed.

 

(10.30 - 11.30)

5.

Inquiry into Children's Rights in Wales - consideration of the key issues

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the key issues and agreed that the draft report would be considered at the meeting on 16 January 2020.

 

 

 

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