Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Thursday, 11 December 2014




Meeting time:

08.45 - 10.00




This meeting can be viewed on Senedd TV at:



Concise Minutes:





Assembly Members:


Ann Jones AM (Chair)

Angela Burns AM

Suzy Davies AM

John Griffiths AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Lynne Neagle AM

David Rees AM

Aled Roberts AM








Huw Lewis AM, The Minister for Education and Skills

Catherine Lloyd, Welsh Government

Siwan Daniel, Welsh Government

Alison Standfast, Deputy Director of Procurement, Value Wales

Cassy Taylor, Head of General Qualifications Regulation, Welsh Government






Committee Staff:


Gareth Rogers (Second Clerk)

Annette Millett (Deputy Clerk)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

Stephen Davies (Legal Adviser)






View the meeting transcript.



1    Introductions, apologies and substitutions

The Chair welcomed Members to the Committee meeting.  Apologies were received from Keith Davies, there was no substitute.




2    Qualifications Wales Bill - Evidence Session 1

The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education and Skills.  The Minister agreed to provide the following:


A note detailing the process by which the WJEC was selected to deliver the Welsh Baccalaureate.




3    Papers to note

The Papers were noted.




3.1  Additional information from the Children's Commissioner for Wales following the meeting on 13 November




3.2  Letter from the Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee