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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript: Transcript for 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

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(09:00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Committee. Apologies were received from Michelle Brown, Julie Morgan and Llyr Gruffydd. There were no substitutions.

1.2        Under SO 17.24, Darren Millar AM declared he was a parent of pupils in Denbighshire and a member of a governing body with a budget deficit. 

(09:00 - 09:45)

2.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2018 - 19

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Simon Dean, Deputy Chief Executive NHS Wales

Alan Brace, Director of Finance

 

 

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Welsh Government on the draft budget.

(09:45 - 11:00)

3.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2018 - 19

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education 

Steve Davies, Director - Education Directorate

Huw Morris, Director Skills - Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Welsh Government on the draft budget. The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the following:

 

·         Welsh Government correspondence with Powys and Denbighshire local authorities regarding the management of school reserves;

 

·         Breakdown of the £25 million allocation of the Raising School Standards BEL for the 2018/19 financial year;

 

·         Further information on the sufficiency of Local Authority and regional consortia support for governors;

 

·         Update on the regional working review in the context of school governance;

 

·         Note on the new memorandum of understanding around the expenditure of the EIG;

 

·         Update on the number of local authority applications to reduce infant class sizes by local authority.

(11:00)

4.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

The papers were noted.

4.1

Welsh Government paper on skills and science budget lines (submitted to the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee and Children, Young People and Education Committee jointly)

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4.2

Letter from Cwm Taf University Board - Perinatal Mental Health Report

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4.3

Letter from the Welsh Government - Community Focused Schools

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4.4

Letter from the Children's Commissioner - follow up to the meeting on the annual report on 18 October

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4.5

Letter from the Welsh Government - Learner Travel

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4.6

Letter from the Welsh Government - follow up to general scrutiny session on HE and FE on 18 October

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4.7

Letter to the Welsh Government - funding for Governors Wales

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4.8

Letter from the Chair to the Welsh Government - further follow-up to general scrutiny session on 20 July

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4.9

Letter from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales - Perinatal Mental Health Report

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4.10

Committee Forward Work Programme

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(11:00)

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder of the meeting.

Minutes:

The Motion was agreed.

(11:00 - 11:45)

6.

Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence sessions.

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