P-06-1355 Hold a referendum seeking approval from the people to increase Assembly members by 36



This petition was submitted by Nigel Dix, having collected a total of 942 signatures.


Text of Petition:                    

While many are struggling to feed and heat themselves, politicians in Cardiff Bay are demanding that we taxpayers fund an extra 36 expensive Senedd Members, their additional staff and associated trappings of power.


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This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 11/09/2023.


The Committee considered the petition and noted that legislation on this issue is expected shortly, and a Senedd Committee will be established to scrutinise it. In light of this Members agreed to close the petition and thank the petitioner.


Full details of the consideration of this petition by the Committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 11/09/2023.



Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Islwyn
  • South Wales East


Further information

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 06/09/2023