Statutory Advocacy Provision



The Children, Young People and Education Committee undertook an inquiry into statutory advocacy provision. The Committee focused its work on the following key areas –


  • The latest position on the implementation of the National Approach to Statutory Advocacy for Children and Young People;
  • Other issues relevant to the commissioning and funding of statutory advocacy provision;
  • The impact of Part 10 of the Social Services and Well-being Act 2014; and
  • Identifying other priority areas where progress is needed in respect of advocacy provision.


The Committee published its report on the findings of the inquiry.


The response to the Inquiry from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has been published.



Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 18/10/2016