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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 25/04/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

 

1.2     Apologies for absence were received from Rhianon Passmore AM.

 

(09.15 - 10.15)

2.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 4

Sarah Rees, Director, Career Women Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from:

·         Sarah Rees

 

(10.30 - 11.30)

3.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 5

Dilwyn Roberts-Young, Deputy General Secretary, UCAC

Jenny Griffin, Area Organiser, Unison

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1     The Committee received evidence from:

·         Dilwyn Roberts-Young, Deputy General Secretary, UCAC

·         Jenny Griffin, Area Organiser, Unison

 

3.2        During the evidence session, UCAC agreed to provide the report from work undertaken in Westminster in relation to teachers working later in life, due to pension changes.

 

3.3     During the evidence session, UCAC and Unison agreed to provide:

·         examples of good practice of career advice from employers;

·         their views on the impact of automation on the role of teachers, including any future value placed on the caring aspect of the role.

4.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

4.1

Notes of focus group discussions in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1.a The Committee noted the notes of the focus group discussions.

4.2

Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration, the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration, the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and agreed to respond.

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder of the meeting and from item 1 of the meeting on 3 May 2018

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(11.30 - 11.45)

6.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - discussion of the evidence received under items 2 and 3

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2 and 3.

 

 

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