Cymraeg icon Cymraeg

News

7 items found

Welsh Government logo

£1.85m fund to tackle sticky situation caused by chewing gum staining

A new £1.85m scheme is helping five local authorities in Wales to tackle chewing gum staining.

20mph

UK first – Welsh Senedd gives green light for 20mph legislation

Legislation to lower the default national speed limit on residential roads and busy pedestrian streets from 30mph to 20mph has been approved by the Senedd today.

voting

Concessions to UK Elections Bill secured to ensure open and accessible elections in Wales

Counsel General Mick Antoniw reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s commitment to open elections and increased voter participation, as the Senedd prepares to vote on the passage of the UK Government’s Elections Bill.

Welsh Government logo

Members of Constitutional Commission appointed

The people who will serve on an independent commission which will make recommendations about Wales’ constitutional future have been announced.

Mick Antoniw (L)

Voting after lessons included in election pilots

Some students will be able to vote at their college in next May’s local government elections, as part of efforts to increase voter turnout.

commission picture 2

Co-chairs to lead Commission in recommending constitutional reform

Professor Laura McAllister and Dr Rowan Williams will be co-chairs of an independent Constitutional Commission to consider Wales’ future.

CG 2

Warning legal aid cuts risk a “two tier justice system”

Years of cuts to legal aid mean the UK is “heading towards a two tier justice system”, Counsel General Mick Antoniw today warned.