Cross Party Group

Looked After Children

Description

Cross-Party Group on Looked After Children

 

Purpose

 

The Cross-Party Group on Looked After Children aims to use the scrutiny mechanism available in the National Assembly to help drive up the standards of services provided to children in care and care leavers.  The group meets to consider different issues of importance for looked after children in Wales and consider policy implications.  The meetings also provide opportunities for representaitves from relevant organisations to meet with Assembly Members to discuss issues of concern for looked after children.

 

Office-holders

 

Chair: David Melding AM

 

Secretary: Rhian Williams (Voices from Care) Tel: 02920 451431

 

Next meeting

 

Date: Tuesday 11 February

 

Time: 12:15 – 13:15 (Arrival by 11:45 for light refreshments)

 

Location: Media Briefing Room, Senedd

 

Cross-Party Group Documentation:

 

Minutes of previous meetings

 

Annual Reports and Financial Statements

 

 

Contact information

Contact:
Rhian Williams

Members

  • David Melding MS (Chair)
  • Llyr Gruffydd MS
  • Deborah Jones - Voices from Care
  • Menna Thomas - Barnardo’s
  • Rachel Thomas - Children’s Commissioner for Wales
  • Rhian Williams - Voices from Care
  • Maria Boffey - The Fostering Network Wales
  • Tom Davies - The Children's Society
  • Rev Philip Mangham - Catholic Education Service
  • Dr Emily Warren - The Fostering Network Wales

 

 

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