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P-05-742 Stop Forsythia Closing

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 27/06/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to:

 

·         the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children to ask for an update on the development of the Welsh Government’s new approach to building resilient communities; and

·         the centre management, to ask for a comparison on how the service provision will differ following the changes.


Meeting: 09/05/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

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Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to:

 

·         the Communities First Lead Delivery Body responsible for Forsythia Youth Centre to seek information about the future support available for the group, given the apparent success of the work done;

·         the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, sharing the video and information received from Forsythia Youth Centre, and expressing concern over the impact that the loss of successful projects like this could have in local areas.

·         the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language to ask whether there is a route to supporting projects like Forsythia Youth Centre through youth work; 

·         Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council sharing the video and information received from Forsythia Youth Centre and asking for their views; and

·         Forsythia Youth Centre to thank them for providing Members with a video raising their concerns and attending the public gallery for the meeting.

 

 


Meeting: 07/03/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

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Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and, in light of the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children’s statement confirming that that Communities First will be phased out, agreed to write to him to ask:

 

·         how he intends successful Communities First schemes and projects to be supported in the future; and

·         whether the continued investment in the Flying Start and Families First programmes will support the sustainability of youth centres such as Forsythia.

 

The Committee also agreed to consider the contents of a forthcoming statement by the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language on the future of youth work delivery.

 


 

 

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