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Young Wales News
The Welsh Government recently undertook a consultation on the way care and support services, including children’s homes, are registered and inspected.
Less than a quarter of under 25s in Wales feel that their opinions are taken seriously. This information was revealed as part of an ongoing survey conducted by Meic. Meic is the national information, advice and advocacy helpline for children and young people in Wales.
The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM, has released a consultation that proposes electoral reforms in local government, including lowering the voting age to 16.
The Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland, has published a report on her investigation into listening to children and young people’s perspectives on bullying.
The Children, Young People and Education Committee at the National Assembly for Wales has published a consultation on the terms of reference for an inquiry into the review of the Together for Children and Young People programme.
The relevant provisions of the Wales Act 2017 on electoral and registration matters are due to come into force in 2018.The Welsh Government is consulting on:
- how democracy works in Wales
- how people become eligible to vote
- how they exercise their right to vote
- how elections are organised.
Estyn, the schools inspectorate in Wales, is doing some work looking at youth support services in Wales.