The Welsh Language Commissioner is responsible for:
The Commissioner’s role and statutory powers are set out in the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011.
More information about the work of the Commissioner is available on Welsh Language Commissioner’s website.
The Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee agreed to write to all committees asking them to consider their existing approach to scrutiny of the Welsh language as it relates to their remit and to seek views on how best the Welsh language can be mainstreamed into all aspects of the Assembly’s scrutiny work.
The Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister agreed to ask the First Minister about the Welsh Government’s role in protecting and enhancing the Welsh language.
Work of the Health and Social Care Committee
As a result of the Welsh Language Commissioner’s report, ‘My Language, My Health: Inquiry into the Welsh Language in Primary Care’, and the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee’s work, the Health and Social Care Committee agreed to invite the Commissioner to its meeting on 2 July 2014. The primary aims of the meeting were to:
Following the meeting the Health and Social Care Committee wrote to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee (PDF, 189KB) in July 2014.
First published: 30/04/2014