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The Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM is the First Minister of Wales will be scrutinised this Thursday on constitutional change and people living and working in West Wales. Read some of the questions that have been submitted here. What question would you ask him? Constitutional change: If younger generations are allowed to vote how would it change […]

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Emily Hesketh taking part in a discussion with the Assembly’s Outreach Team

Assisting Young People into Work

The Enterprise and Business Committee has completed an inquiry called Assisting Young People into Work. The reason for the inquiry was to ask young people aged 16-24 some questions about their experiences when trying to find work. The questions ranged from: The kind of problems you may have faced when looking for work; Whether you […]

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Legal Highs

Today in many of our communities there are substances called psychoactive substances, also known as ‘legal highs’. Legal highs are substances used like illegal drugs such as cocaine or cannabis, but they are not covered by current misuse of drugs laws, and so legal to possess or to use. Although these drugs are marketed as […]

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Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Skills

In 2011, a National Assembly Committee held an inquiry into STEM issues, like the options available for people who wanted to study STEM subjects, the amount of teachers and lecturers in the field, and the links between education institutions like colleges and universities and potential employers. At the moment the Enterprise and Business Committee is […]

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Wrexham pupils have their say on recycling

The National Assembly for Wales’s Environment and Sustainability Committee is undertaking an inquiry into recycling in Wales. The purpose of this inquiry is to explore current local authority household waste recycling practice and arrangements across Wales. In order to aid the Committee the Education Team gathered responses from young people from across Wales. One of […]

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Your views presented to the Petitions Committee

In November 2013 the Assembly received a petition calling upon the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to make political science a compulsory part of the school curriculum. As a result we asked over 350 pupils taking part in our education programmes across Wales for their views. An overwhelming 270 agreed that […]

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Plas Dwbl students develop their democratic voice

Following a series of Outreach Education workshops, students from Plas Dwbl Farm College in Pembrokeshire decided to make the most of their new democratic awareness and submit a petition to the National Assembly for Wales. The petition calls on the National Assembly to urge the Welsh Government to provide more opportunities for unemployed young people […]

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