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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript: Transcript for 18/01/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09:30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members, apologies were received from John Griffiths and Mark Reckless.

(09:30 - 10:30)

2.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 12

All Wales Heads of Children’s Services, Welsh Local Government Association and the National Adoption Service.

 

Sally Jenkins, Head of Children and Families Services, Newport City Council and Chair of All Wales Heads of Children’s Services

Annabel Lloyd, Head of Children’s Services – Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Suzanne Griffiths, Director of Operations - National Adoption Service

Cllr Geraint Hopkins, Welsh Local Government Association Deputy Spokesperson for Health and Social Care and Cabinet Member for Adult and Children’s Community Services – Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the All Wales Heads of Children’s Services, the WLGA and the National Adoption Service.

(10:45 - 11:30)

3.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 13

CWVYS and the Wales Principal Youth Officers’ Group (PYOG)

 

Sianne Morgan, Development Manager at Volunteering Matters

Sophie McCarthy, Young Person

Alison Mawby, Project Manager at KPC Youth in Pyle

Jo Sims, Chair of the PYOG

Steve Davis, Vice Chair of PYOG

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from CWVYS and the Principal Youth Officers’ Group. 

(11:30 - 12:00)

5.

Inquiry into Flying Start: outreach - Consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the draft report and agreed to consider an amended version would be considered at a future meeting.

(13:00 - 13:45)

6.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 14

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

 

Emily Arkell, Head of Policy RCPCH

Dr Simon Fountain-Polley, Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Catherine Norton, Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Shabeena Hayat, Senior Community Paediatric Registrar

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

6.2 They agreed to provide the Committee with an RCPCH report on the Community Paediatric Workforce including statistics specific to Wales.  

(13:45 - 14:40)

7.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 15

Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

 

Lisa Turnbull, Policy & Public Affairs Adviser - RCN Wales

Angela Lodwick, Head of Specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services, Hywel Dda University Health Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Royal College of Nursing.

7.2 They agreed to provide a note on the following:

·         The College’s view on the provision of school counselling services to younger school-aged children;

·         Two guidance documents on the transition process to adult services;

·         The College’s view on the development of hybrid roles such as the psychiatric nurse-social worker. 

(14:40)

8.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

8.1 The papers were noted.

8.1

Letter to the Clerk from Universities Wales - Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

8.2

Letter to the Clerk from Governors Wales - Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

8.3

Committee Forward Work Programme

Supporting documents:

(14:40)

9.

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

Minutes:

9.1 The motion was agreed.

(14:40 - 14:50)

10.

Inquiry into Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Consideration of Evidence

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard during the meeting.

 

 

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