Committee stalls lobbying reform but agrees on need…

(Title Image: BBC Wales) Standards Committee Inquiry into Lobbying (pdf) Published: 11th January 2018 Chair's Statement, Jayne Bryant AM (Lab, Newport West): "There is no doubt that there are groups seeking to influence politicians, and…

Henry VIII and why Senedd committees still say…

(Title Image: Spartacus Educational) Constitutional Affairs Committee: The Welsh Government's Legislative Consent Memorandum on the European Union Withdrawal Bill (pdf) External Affairs Committee: Interim Report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum (pdf) Both published: 18th December…

Four things city deals need to do to…

Right, I know few people in or around Welsh politics are in the right frame of mind following yesterday's news, but I still have a few posts to get through this week and will put…

Committee to Welsh Government: “Tell us how much…

(Title Image: National Assembly of Wales) Finance Committee Financial Estimates Accompanying Legislation (pdf) Published: 25th October 2017 Chair's Statement, Simon Thomas AM (Plaid, Mid & West Wales): "As more powers and responsibilities are devolved to…

Committee critical of Assembly Commission budget

(Title Image: Wales Online) Finance Committee Assembly Commission Draft Budget 2018-19 (pdf) Published: 20th October 2017 Chair's Statement, Simon Thomas AM (Plaid, Mid & West Wales): "The plans outlined by the Commission are wide-ranging, ambitious…

Five key recommendations to improve the mental health…

(Title Image: pni-uk.org) Children & Young People Committee Perinatal Mental Health (pdf) Published: 17th October 2017 Chair's Statement, Lynne Neagle AM (Lab, Torfaen): "We have heard from women, their families and from health professionals who…

Five issues with GP clusters that need addressing

(Title Image: BBC Wales) Health Committee Primary Care Clusters (pdf) Published: 13th October 2017 Chair's Statement, Dr Dai Lloyd AM (Plaid, South Wales West): "The evidence we have heard suggests there is still some way…

Five actions disabled people demand to help them…

(Title Image: National Assembly of Wales) Petitions Committee (Petition P-05-710) Ensure Disabled People Can Access Public Transport (pdf) Published: 10th October 2017 1. The "Orange Wallet" should be rolled out across public transport The "Orange…

Four things we learned about broadband in Wales

(Title Image: BBC Wales) I'm loath to do this but I'm experimenting with different ways to explain and promote the Senedd's work independently....including listicles. Ultimately, this site has been done with you in mind, so…

Committee sees a digital future for S4C

 (Title Image: BBC Wales) Culture Committee The Future of S4C (pdf) Published: 3rd August 2017 Chair's Statement – Bethan Jenkins AM (Plaid, South Wales West): "S4C....has widespread support within Wales and has sustained and enhanced…

Wales warned of post-Brexit traffic jams at our…

 (Title Image: marineenergywales.co.uk) External Affairs Committee Implications of Brexit on Welsh ports (pdf) Published: 4th August 2017 Chair's Statement – David Rees AM (Lab, Aberavon): "Urgent action will be necessary if our worst fears –…

Committee demands leadership to protect Welsh seas

 (Title Image: National Assembly) Environment & Rural Affairs Committee The Welsh Government's approach to Marine Protected Areas (pdf) Published: 9th August 2017 Chair's Statement – Mike Hedges AM (Lab, Swansea East): "The current condition of…

Housing Associations warned to stick to what they…

 (Title Image: Valleys2Coast Housing) Public Accounts Committee Regulatory Oversight of Housing Associations (pdf) Published: 2nd August 2017 Chair's Statement – Nick Ramsay AM (Con, Monmouth): "Generally we found governance and regulation within housing sector to…