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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 23/05/2018 - 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.

(11.30 - 12.30)

2.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 9

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

Julie James AM, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

Owain Lloyd, Deputy Director, Childcare, Play and Early Years Division, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1. The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children, Social Services and Older People

·         Julie James AM, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

·         Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

·         Owain Lloyd, Deputy Director, Childcare, Play and Early Years Division, Welsh Government

 

2.2 During the session the Minister for Children, Social Services and Older People agreed to provide an initial analysis of the Childcare offer pilot schemes.

 

2.3 During the session the Leader of the House and Chief Whip agreed to provide data on women in STEM industries, in particular recruitment, and retention after maternity leave.

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

3.1

Letter from the Llywydd in relation to Senedd@Delyn

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd in relation to Senedd@Delyn.

3.2

Letter from the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales.

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and from item 1 of the meeting on 7 June 2018

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(12.30 - 12.40)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 2 and agreed to write to the Minister for Children, Social Services and Older People and to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip on matters raised during the session.

 

 

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