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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Siân Phipps 

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Introductions, apologies and substitutions


1.1 There were no apologies.




Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget for 2015-16: Education and Skills

Huw Lewis AM, Minister for Education and Skills
Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology
Huw Morris, Group Director, Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

Andrew Clark, Deputy Director, FE and Apprenticeships Division
Chris Jones, Head of HE Finance and Performance Improvement

Supporting documents:


2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

2.2 The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology agreed to provide the following:

  • Details of the improvement in intervention rates that were agreed with WEFO in relation to youth engagement projects and the skills agenda.
  • Stakeholder evaluations of the service provided by Careers Wales.

Confirmation on whether a piece of work undertaken by Beaufort Research regarding attitudes towards online access to careers advice, is publicly available.


Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of this morning's meeting


3.1 The Committee agreed the motion.



Scoping Paper: Assisting Older People into Work


4.1 The Committee discussed the scoping paper.


Papers to note

Supporting documents:


5.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.



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