Business Committee

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Information about Business Committee

<OpeningPara>The Business Committee is responsible for the organisation of Senedd Business. Its role is to “facilitate the effective organisation of Senedd proceedings” as stated in Standing Order 11.1.</OpeningPara>


<OpeningPara>The Presiding Officer chairs the meetings, which are attended by the Trefnydd and a Business Manager from each of the other political groups represented in the Senedd.</OpeningPara>



<news>On 11 January 2023, the Business Committee wrote to the Trefnydd regarding the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill.</news><link></link>

<news>On 9 December 2022, Business Committee published its response to the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform’s report – Reforming our Senedd: A stronger voice for the people of Wales.</news><link></link>

<news>Business Committee began a review of the proxy voting provisions in temporary Standing Orders 12.41A-H, with an aim to reach conclusions by March 2023.</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=40338&AIID=76189</link>

<news>On 15 November 2022, Business Committee held a public meeting to consider its work on Senedd Reform.</news><link></link>

<news>Business Committee undertook a consultation to inform its consideration of four recommendations made by the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform. The consultation closed on 1 November.</news><link></link>

<news>The Business Committee conducted a review of Standing Order 34 and remote participation in Senedd proceedings.</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=39593&AIID=73010</link>


Reports produced by the Business Committee

  • Proposals to change Standing Orders
  • Timetables for Bills
  • Timetables for Legislative Consent Memoranda
  • Timetable for the Welsh Government’s draft budget
  • Committee Portfolios and Responsibilities
  • Other Business Committee reports