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Upcoming Assembly Business relevant to children and young people, 22/06/09 [W]

Assembly committees and plenary business taking place in the week ahead relevant to children and young people:

Tuesday 23 June

Plenary

Questions to the First Minister

  • Supporting the voluntary sector
  • Effects of the recession
  • Promoting health and wellbeing in our communities
  • Promoting healthy eating in poorer communities

Statements and debates

  • Statement by the Minister for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills: The Welsh Assembly Government`s response to the Merfyn Jones HE Review
  • Motion to approve the Child Poverty Bill Legislative Consent Motion under Standing Order 26 – Brian Gibbons AM
  • Debate and Approval of the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Social Welfare) Order 2009 and the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Exception to Matters) Order 2009 – Gwenda Thomas AM

 

Wednesday 24 June

Questions to the Minister for Heritage

  • Support for the National Eisteddfod
  • Promote physical activity in Wales
  • Amateur participation in the Arts

Questions to the Minister for Social Justice and Local Government

  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Financial exclusion
  • Using the tax system to help people out of poverty
  • Putting child poverty on the agenda at future economic summits
  • Communities First
  • The impact of substance abuse on the lives of non abusers
  • Domestic violence in Wales
  • Promoting equality

Statements and debates

  • Debate on the Enterprise and Learning Committee’s Report on Post 19 Students with Additional Learning Needs
  • Funding and support for hospices

 

Thursday 25 June

  • Legislation Committee No.3 (Currently considering: Proposed Education (Wales) Measure)
  • Communities and Culture Committee

Further information is available on the National Assembly for Wales website.