Concise Minutes - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.24
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:





Assembly Members:

Lynne Neagle AM (Chair)

Dawn Bowden AM

Suzy Davies AM

Janet Finch-Saunders AM


Philip Blaker, Qualifications Wales

David Jones, Qualification Wales

Ann Keane, Welsh Government

Professor Brett Pugh, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Sarah Bartlett (Deputy Clerk)

Phil Boshier (Researcher)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

Sian Hughes (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members, apologies were received from Hefin David AM and Siân Gwenllian AM.



2       Scrutiny of Qualifications Wales Annual Report 2018 - 2019

2.1 The Committee scrutinised Qualifications Wales on its Annual Report.

2.2 Due to time constraints, it was agreed that the questions unasked would be sent to the witnesses for a written response.



3       Education Otherwise than at School - evidence session 1

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Ann Keane and Professor Brett Pugh.



4       Papers to note

4.1 The papers were noted.





5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and for the whole meeting on 30 January

5.1 The Motion was agreed.



6       Education Otherwise than at School - consideration of the evidence

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence from the session and the session with Qualifications Wales.  



7       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2020 - 2021 - consideration of the draft report

7.1 The Committee considered the draft report and agreed that an amended version would be circulated for Members’ agreement.





1.          FIELD_TITLE




2.          FIELD_TITLE














2.1          FIELD_TITLE





2.2          FIELD_TITLE