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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Fay Bowen 

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Transcript: Transcript for 12/02/2018 - Public Accounts Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(13.30 - 14.00)

1.

Care experienced children and young people: Meeting with children and young people

Minutes:

1.1 The Members met informally with the young people prior to the evidence sessions.

(14.00)

2.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to Committee.

2.2 Apologies were received from Vikki Howells AM and Rhianon Passmore AM. There were no apologies.

2.3 Following a request from the young people giving evidence in Items 4 and 5, the Chair agreed to hold those sessions in private.

(14.00 - 14.05)

3.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

(14.05 - 14.50)

4.

Care experienced children and young people: Evidence Session 3

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-05-18 Paper 1 – Consultation response from Children in Wales

 

Young people from Voices from Care

Deborah Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Voices from Care

Chris Dunn – Programmes Manager, Voices from Care

Sean O’Neil – Policy Director, Children in Wales

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Members received evidence from young people from Voices from Care as part of their inquiry into care experienced children and young people.

(14.50 - 15.40)

5.

Care experienced children and young people: Evidence Session 4

PAC(5)-05-18 Paper 2 – Consultation response from Fabric

 

Young people from Fabric

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members received evidence from young people from Harri Coleman together with young people from Voices from Care as part of their inquiry into care experienced children and young people.

 

(15.50 - 16.40)

6.

Care experienced children and young people: Evidence Session 5

PAC(5)-05-18 Paper 3 – Consultation response from the Fostering Network

 

Colin Turner – Director, The Fostering Network in Wales

Kate Lawson – Policy Manager, The Fostering Network

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members received evidence from Kate Lawson and Colin Turner from the Fostering Network as part of their inquiry into care experienced children and young people.

6.2 Kate Lawson agreed to send examples of best practice of measuring the impact of fostering from her experience in England.

6.3 Colin Turner agreed to send details of future sessions of the project ‘Ten top key principles of social pedagogy’.

 

(16.40)

7.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Items 8, 9 & 10

Minutes:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

(16.40 - 16.50)

8.

Care experienced children and young people: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

8.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(16.50 - 17.00)

9.

Work programme: Consideration of correspondence received

PAC(5)-05-18 Paper 4 – Letter from the Wales Audit Office on the film and media industries (24 January 2018)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 Members noted the letter and that the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee had agreed to undertake an inquiry into film and television production which will incorporate looking at transparency and grant funding.

9.2 Members confirmed that they would be keen to see a facts only review completed looking specifically at the investment in Pinewood, which they felt would be of interest to the Public Accounts Committee and/or the CWLC Committee.

10.

Ofcom: Consideration of draft Memorandum of Understanding

PAC(5)-05-18 Paper 5 - Draft Memorandum of Understanding

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1 Members considered and noted the draft Memorandum of Understanding. It was suggested that consideration be given to holding pre-appointment hearings by the relevant Committee and that this be reflected in the response to the Welsh Government.

 

 

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