Petitions Committee considers all admissible petitions received by the Senedd.
Petitions can be signed and submitted through the Petitions
Wednesday the 20th of January there will be a plenary debate on petition:
P-05-1032 Legislate to prevent people from changing Welsh house names.</news><link>https://business.senedd.wales/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=401&MId=11172&Ver=4</link>
careful consideration the Petitions Committee has recently agreed to change the
threshold for petitions which will be considered for debate in Plenary to
10,000 signatures from 1 December 2020</news><link>https://senedd.wales/en/newhome/Pages/newsitem.aspx?itemid=2161</link>
Summer Bulletin provides an update on the work of the Committee and some of the
notable petition outcomes this
Committee has published its report on petition P-04-433 CCTV in Slaughterhouses
(23 January 2020). The Welsh Government laid its response on 3 March
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>
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.