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Letter to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Families First in Education Wales wrote to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee [LJCC] on 21 February. This was to request that three enclosed documents be placed on file so that Committee members might have access to them when they came to consider the new statutory guidance for EHE and… Read More »Letter to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Welsh Government response to CYPEC report on Pupil Absence

Last year the Children Young People & Education Committee [CYPEC] held a short inquiry on pupil absence from schools. One of the Terms of Reference asked whether absenteeism had resulted in a higher level of pupil de-registration and any cross-over with elective home education. The Inquiry’s findings were written up… Read More »Welsh Government response to CYPEC report on Pupil Absence

Welsh Government response to the Children´s Commissioner for Wales Annual Report 2022

On 30 November, the Welsh Government released its formal response to the Children’s Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Report 2021-22, which had been published on 11 October. In her Cabinet Statement, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt, MS, noted that this report reflected the final year of Prof Sally Holland’s> term… Read More »Welsh Government response to the Children´s Commissioner for Wales Annual Report 2022

Written Questions answered on 3, 8 and 17 November

Leader of the Opposition Andrew R. T. Davies (South Wales Central) tabled two Written Questions on 24 October. Both concerned the provision of funding for the role of elective home education coordinators. The first (WQ86402) read: “Will the Minister confirm whether or not Welsh Government funding for the role of… Read More »Written Questions answered on 3, 8 and 17 November