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Pupil absence

Purpose of the consultation

The Children, Young People and Education Committee is undertaking an inquiry into Pupil Absence. The issues of pupil absence and the impact on children and young people’s learning and wider well-being was raised with the Committee during annual scrutiny of Estyn in December 2021.


The purpose of this consultation is to seek the views of stakeholders and members of the public. The responses we receive will inform the questions we ask Welsh Government Ministers and will feed into our final report.


Submitting your views

We would like you to submit your views by completing the proforma - the proforma asks for your views against the inquiry’s terms of reference. There is also a space for you to submit any other views that do not correspond neatly to our terms of reference.


Please email your completed proforma to 


The closing date for submitting consultation responses is Monday 20 June 2022.


Providing Written Evidence

The Senedd has two official languages, Welsh and English.


In line with the Senedd’s Official Languages Scheme the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in Senedd proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.


We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.


Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.


Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Senedd’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Children, Young People and Education Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565