NB, NB, all Welsh AND other UK HEors:
What happens in Wales will influence what other LAs around the country decide to do, so it is very much worth while responding.
In May the Minister for Education and Skills for Wales announced that he would not legislate during this Assembly term, and that non-statutory guidance for local authorities would be developed instead.
Wavehill has been contracted to develop this guidance on behalf of the Welsh Government. The consultants have been contracted to engage with relevant stakeholders, which will inform the development of the guidance.
We can contribute further by filling in the questionnaire by 16 February 2015:
(Even though I ranted quite extensively, this still only took 5 mins...but yes OK, I was on a familiar, angry roll!)
And this for child: