Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill
- This consultation has completed. It ran from Wednesday, 27 February 2019 to Friday, 12 April 2019
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Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
- 01 Professor Philip Cowley PDF 194 KB View as HTML (1) 20 KB
- 02 Individual PDF 77 KB View as HTML (2) 20 KB
- 03 Professor Keith Bush QC PDF 159 KB View as HTML (3) 44 KB
- 04 Electoral Reform Society Cymru PDF 190 KB View as HTML (4) 32 KB
- 05 NAHT Cymru PDF 175 KB View as HTML (5) 32 KB
- 06 Individual PDF 43 KB View as HTML (6) 15 KB
- 07 Children’s Commissioner for Wales PDF 277 KB View as HTML (7) 39 KB
- 08 Youth Justice Board PDF 177 KB View as HTML (8) 30 KB
- 09 ‘Lowering the Voting Age across the UK’ project research team PDF 161 KB View as HTML (9) 38 KB
- 10 Capital Law PDF 162 KB View as HTML (10) 33 KB
- 11 Welsh Language Commissioner PDF 86 KB View as HTML (11) 22 KB
- 12 Electoral Commission PDF 191 KB View as HTML (12) 36 KB
- 12a Electoral Commission - Additional evidence PDF 51 KB View as HTML (13) 18 KB
- 13 Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (Welsh only) PDF 179 KB View as HTML (14) 33 KB
- 14 Association of Electoral Administrators PDF 295 KB
- 15 609 individuals PDF 47 KB View as HTML (16) 18 KB
- 16 Three individuals (Welsh only) PDF 43 KB View as HTML (17) 17 KB
- 17 Two individuals PDF 41 KB View as HTML (18) 16 KB
- 18 Individual (Welsh only) PDF 43 KB View as HTML (19) 16 KB
- 19 Individual (Welsh only) PDF 42 KB View as HTML (20) 15 KB
- 20 Individual (Welsh only) PDF 38 KB View as HTML (21) 13 KB
- 21 Individual PDF 42 KB View as HTML (22) 15 KB
- 22 Individual PDF 45 KB View as HTML (23) 17 KB
- 23 Individual PDF 42 KB View as HTML (24) 15 KB
- 24 Individual PDF 47 KB View as HTML (25) 18 KB
- 25 Individual PDF 45 KB View as HTML (26) 17 KB
- 26 Individual PDF 46 KB View as HTML (27) 18 KB
- 27 Individual PDF 47 KB View as HTML (28) 18 KB
- 28 Individual PDF 47 KB View as HTML (29) 18 KB
Purpose of the consultation
The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the general principles of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill. Further details about the Bill, the accompanying Explanatory Memorandum and correspondence from the Llywydd and Counsel General can be found on the Bill page.
Terms of reference
In scrutinising the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1, the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee will consider-
- the general principles of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill and whether there is a need for legislation to deliver the Bill’s stated policy objectives;
- any potential barriers to the implementation of the provisions and whether the Bill takes account of them;
- whether there are any unintended consequences arising from the Bill;
- the financial implications of the Bill (as set out in Part 4 of the Explanatory Memorandum);
- the appropriateness of the powers in the Bill for Welsh Ministers to make subordinate legislation (as set out in Part 3 of the Explanatory Memorandum);
- matters relating to the competence of the National Assembly including compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights;
- balance between the information contained on the face of the Bill and what is left to subordinate legislation;
- any matter related to the quality of the legislation;
- any other matter related to the constitutional implications of the Bill.
Invitation to contribute to the inquiry
The Committee welcomes evidence on the terms of reference and the provisions contained in the Bill.
Submissions should arrive by 12 April 2019.
If you wish to submit evidence, please send an electronic copy of your submission to: email@example.com
Providing Written Evidence
The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.
In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.
We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.
Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.
Disclosure of information
Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.
Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee
Telephone: 0300 200 6565