Welsh Affairs Committee

2002-03
27th March 2003




EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN WALES

CHANGES TO FUTURE ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS

MONDAY 31 MARCH IN COMMITTEE ROOM 1, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES

1.15 pm Jane Hutt, AM, Minister for Health and Social Services, Children and Youth Justice, Welsh Assembly Government and Officials followed by:

Peter Clarke, Children's Commissioner for Wales and Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick, Disability Rights Commissioner for Wales;

Dr Howard Williamson, Cardiff University;

End Child Poverty Network Cymru.

WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

3.00 pm Funky Dragon, the Children and Young People's Assembly for Wales followed by:

Professor Gill Jones, Keele University and Dr Roger Scully, University of Wales, Aberystwyth;

UNISON.

WEDNESDAY 7 MAY AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

5.10 pm Connexions and Children and Young People's Unit.


The meetings will be open to the public.  They will take place in a Committee Room either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House or otherwise stated.  Those wishing to attend should confirm the venue by calling the House of Commons Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

The terms of reference for the inquiry can be found in press notice dated 16 October 2002 (session 2001- 02.)  (This, together with other information about the Committee's work, is available on the Committee's Homepage at: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/welsh_affairs_committee.cfm)

The Committee intends to publish the transcript of these meetings on its Homepage approximately two weeks after each meeting.

For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Paul Derrett, Assistant to the Committee, on 020 7219 3264 or e-mail [email protected]


Membership of the Committee: Mr Martyn Jones MP (Chairman),  Mr Martin Caton MP, Mr Huw Edwards MP, Dr Hywel Francis MP, Ms Julie Morgan MP, Mr Albert Owen MP, Mr Adam Price MP, Mr Mark Prisk MP, Mr Bill Wiggin MP, Mrs Betty Williams MP and Mr Roger Williams MP.