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Children, Young People and Education Committee

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  • The consultation responses for our Post-legislative scrutiny of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015 have been published – 24 May 2019
  • The Welsh Government has responded to the Committee’s report: Bacc to the Future: The status of the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification  – The report will be debated in Plenary on 3 July, you can view this on Senedd TV -  17 May 2019
  • The Committee is undertaking follow-up work on its inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People, further information is available on the webpage including key milestones since the publication of the report and dates of the scrutiny sessions in June 14 May 2019
  • The Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill has been remitted to the Children, Young People and Education Committee. Further information is available on the Bill page. – 25 March 2019


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The Committee was established on 28 June 2016 to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising its expenditure, administration and policy matters, encompassing (but not restricted to): the education, health and well-being of the children and young people of Wales, including their social care.




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Lynne Neagle AMDawn Bowden AMHefin David AMSuzy Davies AMJanet Finch-Saunders AM


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Clerk: Llinos Madeley.

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Phone: 0300 200 6565




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