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P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 07/01/2020 - Petitions Committee (Item 6)

6 Evidence Session: P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition alongside P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship.

 

The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education and agreed, given the clarity provided by the Minister that the Welsh Government will not be taking forward further work on this issue during the current Assembly, that there is little more that can be achieved at this time. The Committee agreed to close the petition, thanking the petitioners for using the petitions process.

 


Meeting: 15/10/2019 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered further correspondence and agreed to write back to the Minister for Education to ask for more detail of the precise work that the Welsh Government has done to date in giving consideration to this issue, and consider raising this matter during any future evidence session with the Minister for Education.


Meeting: 19/06/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered this petition together with P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship and agreed to await an update from the Cabinet Secretary for Education following the completion of the review by her officials into this subject.

 


Meeting: 01/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered this petition together with P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship

and agreed to:

 

  • write back to the Cabinet Secretary to press for further clarity on the timescale for providing a substantive response; and

·         consider taking further evidence once that response has been received. 


Meeting: 13/03/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition alongside P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Education to request further details about the ongoing consideration of issues around Human Rights, the UNCRC and discrimination, and to ask if she can provide a more precise timescale for providing a substantive response to the Committee.

 


Meeting: 03/10/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and agreed to await an update from the Cabinet Secretary following her consideration of the issues raised by this petition and P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship.

 


Meeting: 27/06/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

2 P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to:

 

  • Consider it alongside P-05-757 Remove the Obligation on Schools to Hold Acts of Religious Worship in future; and
  • Return to this petition once they have received a response from the Cabinet Secretary for Education asking whether the Welsh Government will consider reviewing the current law and guidelines surrounding collective worship, and if any consideration has been given to the compatibility of the current requirements with human rights law – the action agreed for P-05-757.

 


 

 

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