Agenda and minutes

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Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Julie Morgan AM, there was no substitute. 

(09:00 - 10:30)


Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language - Scrutiny Session

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Alun Davies AM, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language

Chris Jones, Head of Performance Management & Student Finance

Andrew Clark, Deputy Director, Further Education & Apprenticeships Division



Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language. They agreed to provide the following:


·         The calculations underpinning the additional £10m that would be made available to HEFCW following the Statement of 18 October on Student Finance;


·         A note of the views of Universities on the Welsh Baccalaureate. 



(10:45 - 12:15)


Children's Commissioner Annual Report 2016 -17

Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Rachel Thomas, Head of Policy and Public Affairs

Sara Jermin, Head of Communications and Performance

Supporting documents:


3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Commissioner on her Annual Report.


3.2 The Commissioner agreed to provide a note detailing examples of  Child Rights Impact Assessments that have led to positive change. 


Paper(s) to note


4.1 The paper was noted.


Letter from the Chair of Public Accounts Committee

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