Oral Assembly Questions tabled on 29 June 2016
for answer on 6 July 2016

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(Self-identifying Question no. shown in brackets)

The Presiding Officer will call Party Spokespeople to ask questions without notice to the Minister after Question 2.


To ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education

1. Neil Hamilton (Mid and West Wales):Will the Minister make a statement on the shortage of school places in Wales? OAQ(5)0011(EDU)


2. Rhianon Passmore (Islwyn):Will the Minister outline the percentage of pupils in infant classes of over 30 pupils in Islwyn? OAQ(5)0009(EDU)


3. Suzy Davies (South Wales West):Will the Minister make a statement on access to education? OAQ(5)0004(EDU)


4. Steffan Lewis (South Wales East):Will the Minister make a statement on further education? OAQ(5)0002(EDU)W


5. Hefin David (Caerphilly):How will the proposed Additional Learning Needs (Wales) Bill support pupils with the most complex learning and medical needs in our special education school? OAQ(5)0016(EDU)R


6. Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):What plans does the Minister have to improve pupils’ understanding of politics and current affairs in schools? OAQ(5)0015(EDU)


7. Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West): Will the Minister make a statement on the provision of education for autistic pupils? OAQ(5)0006(EDU)


8. Bethan Jenkins (South Wales West):Will the Minister make a statement on the provision of financial education? OAQ(5)0005(EDU)


9.David Rees (Aberavon): What actions are being taken by the Welsh Government to increase support to children with additional learning needs? OAQ(5)0010(EDU)


10. Dawn Bowden (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney):Will the Minister provide an update on local education authorities that have recently been lifted from special measures? OAQ(5)0017(EDU)


11. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn):Will the Minister make a statement on promoting citizenship in schools? OAQ(5)0012(EDU)W


12. Jayne Bryant (Newport West):What is the Welsh Government doing to develop critical thinking amongst school children in Wales? OAQ(5)0008(EDU)


13. Mike Hedges (Swansea East):What is the Welsh Government’s position on the optimum size for key stage 1 classes? OAQ(5)0003(EDU)


14. Neil McEvoy (South Wales Central):Is closing the attainment gap between disadvantaged and more advantaged pupils a priority for the Minister? OAQ(5)0014(EDU)


15. Andrew RT Davies (South Wales Central): Will the Minister outline her funding priorities for education in the fifth Assembly for South Wales Central? OAQ(5)0007(EDU)


To ask the Counsel General

1. Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What is the Counsel General’s priorities for the fifth Assembly? OAQ(5)0001(CG)W


2. Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales): What discussions has the Counsel General had with other law officers regarding the legal implications of the UK leaving the EU? OAQ(5)0002(CG)W