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Agenda and minutes

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Transcript: Transcript for 14/06/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

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Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Darren Millar, there was no substitute.

(09:30 - 11:00)


Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - evidence session 9

Welsh Government

Huw Irranca – Davies AM, Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care

Owain Lloyd, Deputy Director - Childcare, Play and Early Years Division

Nicola Edwards, Head of Childcare Offer Development


Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care.


2.2 The Minister agreed to provide a note on the status and funding of the 10 hours foundation phase support and the extent to which that is protected.



Papers to note


3.1 The papers were noted.



Letter from Flintshire County Council - Childcare Offer for Wales

Supporting documents:


The Committee agreed to write to Flintshire County Council for further evidence on the Childcare Offer.



Additional information from Welsh Government - Temporary Exemption Period (TEP) in respect of the Childcare Offer for Wales

Supporting documents:


Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education - School Organisation Code

Supporting documents:



Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder this meeting and for the whole meeting on 20 June.


4.1 The Motion was agreed.

(11:10 - 11:20)


Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - consideration of the evidence


5.1 The Committee considered the evidence they had heard during the session.

(11:20 - 12:00)


Consideration of the Committee's Forward Work Programme


6.1 The Committee agreed their approach to future pieces of work relating to:

·         School Funding

·         Supply Teaching

·         National Obesity Strategy

·         Post-legislative scrutiny of the Rights of the Child and Young Person (Wales) Measure

·         Post-legislative scrutiny of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015


(12:00 - 13:00)


Provision of textbooks and learning resources for pupils - consideration of the draft report (POSTPONED)



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