NDM8014 Debate on the report of the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform - Reforming our Senedd: A stronger voice for the people of Wales

NDM8014 Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Notes the report of the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform, 'Reforming our Senedd: A stronger voice for the people of Wales'.

2. Endorses the recommendations for policy instructions for legislation on Senedd Reform in time for the next Senedd elections in 2026.

3. Notes that the report also calls on the Senedd to consider a number of matters relating to Senedd reform.

The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete point 2 and replace with:

Regrets the position statement on Senedd reform by the Welsh Government on 10 May 2022 which undermined the independence and work of the committee.

Amendment 2 Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new point after point 2 and renumber accordingly:

Regrets that the voting system proposed by the committee would not permit voters to vote for an individual candidate of their choice.

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 07/06/2022