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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

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Meeting: 16/05/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Education - School Organisation Code

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 28/01/2015 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 - Case study

CYPE(4)-03-15 – Private Paper 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received an update on recent legal proceedings under the Schools Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act.


Meeting: 15/01/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47. If the proposition is agreed.

 

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

 

Decision:

The item started at 18.32

 

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 15/01/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

 

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

 

1. Intervention in maintained schools – notices and powers of intervention

61, 62

2. Guidance on intervention

54, 55, 56, 57, 58

3. School organisation – making, approval and determination of proposals

2, 59, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32,

33, 34, 35, 44, 45, 46, 49, 53

4. School organisation – establishment of foundation schools

63

5. School organisation – proposals for restructuring of sixth form education

64, 65, 73, 74, 75, 76, 80

6. School organisation – rationalisation of school places

66, 67, 68

7. School organisation – regional provision for special educational needs

69, 70, 71, 72

8. Responsibility for implementation of proposals

36, 50, 51, 52

9. School organisation – notice by governing body to discontinue foundation or voluntary school

37, 38, 39, 40, 41

10. Welsh in education strategic plans

1, 77, 42, 43

11. Free school breakfasts

78, 79

12. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

60

13. Regulated alterations – regulating changes to SEN provision

47, 48


Supporting Documents
The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments

 

Decision:

The item started at 16.52

 

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

 

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

 

1. Intervention in maintained schools – notices and powers of intervention

61, 62

2. Guidance on intervention

54, 55, 56, 57, 58

3. School organisation – making, approval and determination of proposals

2, 59, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32,

33, 34, 35, 44, 45, 46, 49, 53

4. School organisation – establishment of foundation schools

63

5. School organisation – proposals for restructuring of sixth form education

64, 65, 73, 74, 75, 76, 80

6. School organisation – rationalisation of school places

66, 67, 68

7. School organisation – regional provision for special educational needs

69, 70, 71, 72

8. Responsibility for implementation of proposals

36, 50, 51, 52

9. School organisation – notice by governing body to discontinue foundation or voluntary school

37, 38, 39, 40, 41

10. Welsh in education strategic plans

1, 77, 42, 43

11. Free school breakfasts

78, 79

12. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

60

13. Regulated alterations – regulating changes to SEN provision

47, 48

 

Voting was taken in the order set out in the Marshalled List of Amendments:

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 61:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 61 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 62:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 62 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

As amendment 55 was not agreed, amendments 56 and 57 fall.

A vote was taken on Amendment 58:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 59:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

38

56

Amendment 59 not agreed.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 63:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 63 was not agreed.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 64:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 64 was not agreed.

As amendment 64 was not agreed, amendment 65 and 80 fall.

Amendment 9 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 15 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

13

56

Amendment 20 was agreed.

Amendment 18 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 19 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 21 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 22 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 24 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 25 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 26 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 27 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 28 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 29 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 30 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 31 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 32 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 33 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 67 was not agreed.

Amendment 34 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 35 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 68 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

43

56

Amendment 70 was not agreed.

As amendment 70 was not agreed, amendments 71 and 72 fall.

A vote was taken on Amendment 73:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

43

55

Amendment 73 was not agreed.

As amendment 73 was not agreed, amendments 74, 75 and 76 fall.

Amendment 36 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 37 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 38 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 39 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 40 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 41 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 77:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Presiding Officer exercised her casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

Amendment 42 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 43 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 78:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

42

55

Amendment 78 not agreed.

As amendment 78 was not agreed, amendment 79 falls.

A vote was taken on Amendment 60:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

13

28

55

Amendment 60 was not agreed.

Amendment 44 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 45 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 46 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 47 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 48 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 49 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 50 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 51 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 52 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 53 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.


Meeting: 28/11/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of Amendments

Having disposed of Sections 1 – 64 in its meeting of 14 November and in accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Bill in the following order:

 

Sections 65 – 102
Schedules 1 – 6

 

Supporting documents:
Marshalled list of amendments, 28 November 2012
Groupings of Amendments, 28 November 2012

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Section 65:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 65 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 66:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 66 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 67:

 

Amendment 52 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

0

8

2

0

Amendment 52 was agreed.

 

Amendment 53 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 53 was agreed.

 

Amendment 54 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 54 was agreed.

 

Amendment 55 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 55 was agreed.

 

Amendment 56 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 56 was agreed.

 

Amendment 57 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 57 was agreed.

 

Amendment 58 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 58 was agreed.

 

Amendment 59 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 59 was agreed.

 

Amendment 194 – Angela Burns

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Jocelyn Davies

Suzy Davies

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

 

Christine Chapman

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

 

0

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)).  Therefore amendment 194 was not agreed.

 

Sections 68 and 69:

 

Amendments 60 to 66 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendments 60-66 were agreed.

 

Amendment 67 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Insert New Section:

 

Amendment 195 – Angela Burns

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

0

2

8

0

Amendment 195 was not agreed.

 

As Amendment 195 was not agreed, Amendment 196 (Angela Burns) fell.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2


Meeting: 14/11/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of Amendments

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Bill in the following order:

 

Sections 1 – 102

Schedules 1 – 6

 

Supporting Documents:

Marshalled list of amendments, 14 November 2012

Groupings of Amendments, 14 November 2012

 

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Section 1:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 1 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 2:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 2 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 3:

 

Amendment 1 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 177 – Angela Burns

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

0

2

8

0

Amendment 177 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

0

8

2

0

Amendment 2 was agreed.

 

Amendment 178– Angela Burns

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

0

2

8

0

Amendment 178 was not agreed.

 

Section 4:

 

Amendment 3 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 4 – Leighton Andrews

For

Against

Abstain

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

0

 

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

8

0

2

Amendment 4 was agreed.

 

Section 5:

 

Amendment 5 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 6:

 

Amendment 6 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 7:

 

Amendment 7 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 179– Angela Burns

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Suzy Davies

 

Christine Chapman

Jocelyn Davies

Rebecca Evans

Julie Morgan

Lynne Neagle

Jenny Rathbone

Aled Roberts

Simon Thomas

0

2

8

0

Amendment 179 was not agreed.

 

Section 8:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 8 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 9:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 9 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 10:

 

Amendments 8 and 9 (Leighton Andrews) were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 11:

 

Amendments 10 and 11 (Leighton Andrews) were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 12:

 

Amendment 12 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 13:

 

Amendment 13 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 180 (Angela Burns) was not moved

 

Section 14:

 

Amendment 14 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Section 15:

Amendment 15 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 16:

 

Amendment 16 (Leighton Andrews) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Section 17:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 17 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 18:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 18 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 19:

 

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 19 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 20:

 

Amendment 140– Aled Roberts

For

Against

Abstain

Angela Burns

Jocelyn Davies

Suzy Davies

Aled Roberts

Simon  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2


Meeting: 23/10/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Financial Resolution in relation to the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

NDM5071 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69(ii), arising in consequence of the Bill.

 

Decision:

The item started at 17:39

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.


NDM5071 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69(ii), arising in consequence of the Bill.

 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

13

52

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 23/10/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.)

Motion to approve the General Principles of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

NDM5070 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill.

The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 23 April 2012.

The report of the Children and Young People Committee on the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 12 October 2012.

Supporting Documents
The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
The report of the Children and Young People Committee
The report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Decision:

The item started at 16.50

NDM5070 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 04/10/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of Final Report

Minutes:

5.1 The draft report was agreed.


Meeting: 19/07/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 6

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from the Member in Charge of the Bill, Leighton Andrews AM, the Minister for Education and Skills.

 


Meeting: 19/07/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of key issues

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the key issues that have arisen during scrutiny of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 16/07/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Consideration of the Draft Report on the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

 

The following papers were made available as part of the pack for the committee’s meeting on the 9 July 2012 

 

Papers:

CLA(4)-17-12(p4) – Draft Report

CLA(4)-17-12(p2) – Request for additional information from the Chair

CLA(4)-17-12(p3) – The Minister’s response

CLA(4)-12-12(p9) - School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-12-12(p10) – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 29 , View reasons restricted (8./1)
  • Restricted enclosure 30
  • Restricted enclosure 31
  • Restricted enclosure 32
  • Restricted enclosure 33

Meeting: 11/07/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Letter from Chair of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 11/07/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 5

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Keith Towler, Children’s Commissioner

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Keith Towler, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.


Meeting: 11/07/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Letter from the Minister for Education and Skills to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/07/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Consideration of the Draft Report on the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-17-12(p4) – Draft Report

CLA(4)-17-12(p2) – Request for additional information from the Chair

CLA(4)-17-12(p3) – The Minister’s response

CLA(4)-12-12(p9) - School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-12-12(p10) – Explanatory Memorandum

 

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 47 , View reasons restricted (8./1)
  • Restricted enclosure 48
  • Restricted enclosure 49
  • Restricted enclosure 50
  • Restricted enclosure 51

Meeting: 27/06/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 4

National Union of Teachers (NUT) Cymru and National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) Cymru

Neil Foden, Executive Member, NUT Cymru

David Evans, Secretary, NUT Cymru

Rex Phillips, Wales Organiser, NASUWT Cymru

Hopkin Thomas, National Executive Member for South West and Mid Wales, NASUWT Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from David Evans, Secretary, NUT Cymru; Neil Foden, Executive Member, NUT Cymru; Rex Phillips, Wales Organiser, NASUWT; and Hopkin Thomas, Executive Member, NASUWT.

 


Meeting: 27/06/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 4

Governors’ Wales

Jane Morris, Director

Terry O’Marah, Chair

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Jane Morris, Director, Governors’ Wales; and Terry O’Marah, Chair, Governors’ Wales.

 


Meeting: 27/06/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 4

Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and National Union of Welsh Teachers (UCAC)

Dr Philip Dixon, Director, ATL Cymru

Dr Alec Clark, President, ATL Cymru

Elaine Edwards, General Secretary, UCAC

Rebecca Williams, Policy Officer, UCAC

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Philip Dixon, Director, ATL Cymru; Dr Alec Clark, President, ATL Cymru; Elaine Edwards, General Secretary, UCAC; and Rebecca Williams, Policy Officer, UCAC.

 


Meeting: 13/06/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 3

Michael Imperato

Solicitor specialising in education law in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Michael Imperato, a solicitor specialising in education law in Wales.


Meeting: 13/06/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 3

Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the Association for All School Leaders (NAHT) Cymru

Gareth Jones, Secretary, ASCL

Tim Pratt, President, ASCL

Anna Brychan, Director, NAHT Cymru

Graham Murphy, NAHT Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Anna Brychan, Director of NAHT Cymru; Graham Murphy, President of NAHT Cymru; Gareth Jones, Secretary of ASCL Cymru; and Tim Pratt, President of ASCL Cymru.


Meeting: 31/05/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 2

Estyn

Ann Keane, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for Education and Training in Wales

Meilyr Rowlands, Strategic Director

Simon Brown, Strategic Director

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took evidence from Ann Keane, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for Education and Training in Wales; Meilyr Rowlands, Strategic Director for Estyn; and Simon Brown, Strategic Director for Estyn.

 

5.2 The Committee agreed to write to Estyn with further questions.


Meeting: 31/05/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 2

Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

Dr Chris Llewelyn, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Lifelong Learning, Leisure & Information (WLGA)

Ian Budd, Chair of ADEW

David Hopkins, WLGA

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Chris Llewelyn, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Lifelong Learning, Leisure and Information, Welsh Local Government Association; Ian Budd, Chair of the Association of Directors of Education in Wales; and David Hopkins, Chair of the Welsh Local Government Association.

 

6.2 The Committee agreed to write to the WLGA and ADEW with further questions.

 


Meeting: 28/05/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.1)

7.1 Evidence session with the Minister for Education and Skills Leighton Andrews AM

Papers:

CLA(3)-12-12(p9) - School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill

CLA(3)-12-12(p10) – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(3)-12-12(p11) – Legal Advisers’ Report

CLA(3)-12-12(p12) - Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Education and Skills Leighton Andrews AM

CLA(3)-12-12(p13) – The Minister’s response

CLA(3)-12-12(p13) – Annexes 1 and 2

 

Present:

  • Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills, Welsh Government
  • Anthony Jordan, Head of School Governance and Organisation, Welsh Government
  • Amina Rix, Lawyer, Welsh Government
  • Simon Morea, Lawyer, Welsh Government
  • Ceri Planchant, Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 28/05/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill


Meeting: 28/05/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9.2)

Consideration of the evidence on the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill


Meeting: 09/05/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 1

Minister for Education and Skills

Leighton Andrews AM

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the Member in Charge of the Bill, Leighton Andrews AM, the Minister for Education and Skills.


Meeting: 25/04/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Approach to scrutiny

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed its approach to scrutiny of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill and agreed to launch a public consultation shortly.