Children, Young People and Education Committee Reports - Fifth Senedd

Reports published by the Children, Young people and Education committee can be accessed using the links below.


Reports on Committee Inquiries

Date published

The impact of COVID-19 on children and young people (PDF 211KB)

24 March 2021

Education Otherwise than at School: Letter to the Minister for Education (PDF 226KB)

·         Welsh Government response (PDF 261KB)

23 March 2021

Mind over matter: two years on

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 6MB)

9 October 2020

Children’s rights in Wales (PDF 1MB)

Child friendly version (PDF 276KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 718KB)

11 August 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on children and young people (PDF 1.52MB)

8 July 2020

Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 631KB)

·         HEFCW Response (PDF 117KB)

4 December 2019

School Funding in Wales

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 703KB)

10 July 2019

The status of the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification (PDF 736KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 409KB)

·         Qualifications Wales Response (PDF 144KB)

3 April 2019

Draft Additional Learning Needs Code (PDF 494KB)

27 March 2019

Degrees of Separation? The Impact of Brexit on Higher and Further Education (PDF 720KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 203KB)

4 December 2018

The provision of textbooks and learning resources for pupils (PDF 926KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 611KB)

19 July 2018

Targeted Funding to Improve Educational Outcomes (PDF 2MB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 759KB)

20 June 2018

The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People (“Mind over Matter”)(PDF 3MB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 666KB)

26 April 2018

Flying Start: Outreach (PDF 2MB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 179)

23 February 2018

Teachers’ Professional Learning and Education (PDF 1MB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 489KB)

21 December 2017

Perinatal mental health in Wales (PDF 1MB)

·         After the laying of the report, Cwm Taf University Health Board sent correspondence correcting evidence given in relation to their perinatal mental health services (PDF 131KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 344KB)

17 October 2017

Education Improvement Grant: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic Children (PDF 740KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 402KB)

21 February 2017

Statutory advocacy provision (PDF 520KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 88KB)

2 February 2017

What type of youth service does Wales want?  Report of the inquiry into Youth Work (PDF 1,146KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 256KB)

15 December 2016


Reports on Legislation considered by the Committee

Date published

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

4 December 2020

Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill (PDF 1,611KB)

2 August 2019

Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill (PDF 1,089KB)

18 July 2018

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill (PDF 1,856KB)

24 May  2017


Reports on Legislative Consent Memoranda considered by the Committee

Date published

Legislative Consent Memorandum: Financial Guidance and Claims Bill (PDF 731KB)

3 October 2017

Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Children and Social Work Bill (PDF 355KB)

22 November 2016

Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Higher Education and Research Bill (PDF 589KB)

12 January 2017


Reports on Welsh Government Draft Budgets

Date published

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2021-22 (PDF 461KB)

Welsh Government response (PDF 657KB)

2 February 2021

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2020-21 (PDF 540KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 527KB)

·         Letter from the Minister for Housing and Local Government to the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee and Children, Young People and Education Committee on prioritisation of schools funding in the 2020-21 local government settlement  (PDF 353KB)

31 January 2020

Children, Young People and Education Committee; Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee; and the Finance Committee published their report, Assessing the impact of budget decisions (PDF 386KB)

·         Welsh Government response (PDF 314KB)

25 March 2019

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019 – 20 (PDF, 450KB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 515KB)

November 2018

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 (PDF 1MB)

·         Welsh Government Response (PDF 361KB)

December 2017


Type: For information

First published: 28/06/2016