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Meetings

P-04-522 Asbestos in Schools

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.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 17/10/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3.2)

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Meeting: 11/07/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and agreed to await further comments from the petitioner on the information provided by the Cabinet Secretary and noted that they wish to pursue the matter further on receipt of the petitioner’s response.

 


Meeting: 23/05/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and, given the time that has passed since evidence was taken by the previous Petitions Committee, agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Education to seek the Government’s current position on the issues raised by the petitioner.

 


Meeting: 08/03/2016 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

·         seek the Minister’s views on the petitioner’s further comments; and

·         request a summary of the work already undertaken to inform the consideration of the incoming Committee.


Meeting: 23/02/2016 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Minister for Education and Skills and agreed to await a more substantive response from the petitioner.


Meeting: 08/12/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to defer consideration of the petition until further information has been received from the Minister following his evidence session on 24 November.


Meeting: 24/11/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

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Huw Lewis AM – Minister for Education and Skills

 

Joanne Larner – Welsh Government

Kathryn Massey – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

The Minister answered questions from the Committee.

 

The Minister agreed to write to the Committee to:

·         Confirm whether asbestos management is included in governor training programmes; and

·         Provide further information on the membership of the asbestos working group and its terms of reference.


Meeting: 20/10/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Evidence Session - P-04-522 Asbestos in Schools

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Minutes:

Cenric Clement-Evans answered questions from the Committee.


Meeting: 22/09/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to invite the Minister for Education and Skills to give oral evidence on the petition. 


Meeting: 16/06/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition and agreed to:

 

  • ask the Minister to respond on the question of setting up an Asbestos in Schools Steering Group to assist the Department for Education and Skills as it forms and reviews policy on the issue;
  • consider whether to invite the Minister to attend a future Committee meeting to answer questions on the matter.

 


Meeting: 12/05/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to the Minister for Education and Skills:

·         Seeking his views on the petitioner’s further comments and in particular, asking for his views on the petitioner’s proposal to set up a steering group to include experts from every sector; and

·         Thanking him for undertaking to provide a written update to the Committee by 5 June.


Meeting: 03/02/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

 

·         ask the Minister to respond to the petitioner’s further comments, in particular the three requests on the final page of his response; and

·         consider in light of that response whether to take oral evidence from the Petitioner and the Minister.


Meeting: 21/10/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to the Minister for Education and Skills:

 

·         Seeking his views on the further correspondence received and ask that he keeps the Committee informed of his consideration of the consultation in England;

·         Asking him to outline the reasons for not carrying out a consultation at this time; and

·         Conveying the Committee’s view that this is an area where Wales should be proactive and that it would be regrettable if Wales lagged behind England in the accessibility of information about the presence and management of asbestos in school buildings.


Meeting: 17/06/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition and agreed to write to:

 

·         the Minister forwarding the petitioner’s recent correspondence;

·         the Chair of the Children and Young People Committee drawing attention to the petition; and

·         the following stakeholders seeking their views on the petition:

o   Wales Trades Union Congress;

o   the Welsh Local Government Association; and

o   Governors Wales.

 


Meeting: 25/03/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

·         write to the HSE to seek their perspective on the work being done in schools in England and to ask why there is no statutory requirement to inform students and parents about asbestos management in schools; and

·         seek the petitioner’s views on the legal advice given at the meeting.


Meeting: 21/01/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

 

·         write to the Minister for Education and Skills, sharing the petitioner’s correspondence and asking whether his views differ in light of this; and

·         seek a legal brief clarifying whose remit the issue falls within. 


Meeting: 10/12/2013 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to write to the Minister for Education and Skills seeking his views on the petition.


 

 

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