NDM7701 Plaid Cymru debate - the Senedd's powers

NDM7701 Sian Gwenllian (Arfon)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Agrees that this sixth Senedd has a mandate for the devolution of significant further powers from Westminster to Wales.

2. Believes that the Senedd must have the levers to improve the lives of our citizens and to rebuild as a greener, fairer and more prosperous Wales after the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. Recognises the threat posed to the Senedd’s powers by the UK Government’s attitude to devolution, especially since Brexit.

4. Calls on the Welsh Government to initiate the process outlined in the Government of Wales Act 2006 to seek powers to the Senedd over matters currently reserved to Westminster, including policing and justice, rail, welfare, broadcasting, energy projects, the Crown Estate, the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and the power for the Senedd to call a binding referendum on Wales’s constitutional future.

Government of Wales Act 2006

Gender Recognition Act 2004

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 04/06/2021