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Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Graeme Francis 

Note: Cwmbran Centre for Young People 

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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.  Apologies had been received from:

Jayne Bryant; Russell George; Mike Hedges; Bethan Jenkins and Simon Thomas.

2.

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - The Rights of Children and Young People

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the First Minister on the Welsh Government’s approach to embedding the rights of children and young people in Wales into its legislation, policies and practices.

 

2.2 The First Minister agreed to provide further information or clarification to the Committee on:

·         The establishment of a formal mechanism, such as a Young People’s Advisory Committee, to listen to the views of children and young people as part of the Brexit process;

·         The Welsh Government’s commitment to universal, open access youth provision across Wales.

 

2.3 The Chair undertook to provide the First Minister with any examples of the difficulties experienced by young people in obtaining work experience placements, received through the Committee’s engagement work.

3.

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister a number of questions on topical matters.

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Item 5

Minutes:

The motion was agreed.

5.

Discussion of Evidence from Preceding Session

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence from the previous sessions and agreed to write to the First Minister to seek further information about a number of issues.

 

 

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