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Transcript: Transcript for 04/11/2021 - Children, Young People, and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

 

1.2 In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair stated that she had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health but that the meeting would be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

 

1.3 There were no apologies. The Chair noted that Sioned Williams MS would be subbing for Sian Gwenllian MS for items 1-8.

 

1.4 Under Standing Order 17.24A Sioned Williams MS declared her husband was employed by Swansea University.

(09.00 - 09.05)

2.

Papers to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

 

2.1

General scrutiny of the Minister for Education and Welsh Language

Supporting documents:

2.2

General scrutiny of the Minister for Education and Welsh Language

Supporting documents:

2.3

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

Supporting documents:

2.4

Curriculum for Wales

Supporting documents:

2.5

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

2.6

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

2.7

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

2.8

General scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services

Supporting documents:

2.9

General scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services

Supporting documents:

2.10

Committee Forward work programme

Supporting documents:

2.11

Committee Forward work programme

Supporting documents:

2.12

Committee Forward work programme

Supporting documents:

2.13

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

2.14

Legislative Consent: Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

Supporting documents:

(09.05)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting

Minutes:

3.1 The motion was agreed.

(09.05 - 09.20)

4.

Consideration of the approach to the Welsh Government draft budget 2022 - 2023

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the approach to scrutinising the draft budget.

4.2 Members agreed the following:

- to write to the relevant Ministers requesting information ahead of the oral evidence sessions; and

- instead of a formal joint working arrangement with the Health and Social Care Committee, it would share any relevant written evidence with the Committee.

(09.20 - 09.30)

5.

Introduction to Legislation

Minutes:

5.1 Members received a presentation from the Clerk on the legislation process.

(09.30 - 10.30)

6.

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill - briefing from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW)

Minutes:

6.1 Members received a briefing from the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive of HEFCW.

(10.35 - 11.35)

7.

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill - technical briefing from the Welsh Government

Minutes:

7.1 Members received a technical briefing from Welsh Government officials on the bill.

(11.35 - 11.45)

8.

Consideration of approach to the Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the approach to the Bill.

8.2 Members agreed the following:

- the draft terms of reference;

- its approach to Stage 1 scrutiny;

- subject to a few additions, the list of the stakeholders for written evidence;

- the witnesses to invite for oral evidence; and

- to a 6 week consultation period.

(12.30 - 15.30)

9.

Committee training session on safeguarding, facilitated by the NSPCC (part 2)

Minutes:

9.1 Members attended a training session on safeguarding.