Petitions Committee considers all admissible petitions received by the Senedd.
Petitions can be signed and submitted through the Petitions
<news>The next Senedd election is
scheduled for 6 May. In recognition of the need to ensure a level playing field
for all candidates during the election period, all committee activity will
cease with effect from 7 April (except very limited activity in relation to
urgent subordinate legislation or the provisions of Welsh Elections
(Coronavirus) Act 2021). New committees are expected to be established before
summer 2021 – information will be published on this website.</news><link>https://senedd.wales/senedd-business/committees/</link>
<news>The Senedd is now in
recess. The petitions process will be suspended from 7 April for the duration
of the election campaign, including the ability to sign and submit petitions.
The petitions process will be reopened following the
Committee has published its Fifth Senedd legacy report on 30 March
<news>The Petitions Committee
has published its report on Petition P-05-805
Fair Deal For Supply Teachers on 18 March 2021</news><link>https://senedd.wales/media/neifebkd/cr-ld14241-e.pdf</link>
all petitions referred to the Petitions
meeting transcripts after 1 November
meeting transcripts prior to 31 October
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Petitions Committee will begin holding virtual meetings from the week
commencing 11 May 2020. These initial meetings will focus on petitions relating
to COVID-19 and new petitions of a time sensitive nature. A decision will be
taken in the future on when the committee will be able to return to considering
all other petitions.
a new petitions website on 30 April 2020 in order to improve the experience of
starting and signing petitions to the Senedd.
new website <link>https://petitions.senedd.wales/</link>
Petitions Committee was established on 28 June 2016 to carry out the functions
of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 23.
Its role is
to consider all admissible petitions that are submitted by the public.
Petitions have to be about issues that the Senedd has powers to take action on.
The petitions process enables the public to highlight issues and directly
influence the work of the Senedd. Its specific functions are set out in
Standing Order 23.