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Landmark vote marks new milestone for Welsh devolution

Landmark proposals to make the Senedd more modern and effective have today (8 May) been agreed by the Welsh Parliament.

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New law will remove barriers for voters and candidates in Wales

The Welsh Government introduced a bill today [Monday, 2nd Oct] which paves the way for automatic voter registration in future Welsh elections.

Welsh Government

Plans for modern, more representative Senedd published

Once-in-a-generation reforms to make the Senedd more modern and effective have today been published by the Welsh Government as part of the Co-operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru.

Mick Antoniw (L)

Criticism of “destructive” approach to devolution

Mick Antoniw, the Welsh Government’s Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, has criticised the UK Government’s unilateral and destructive approach to devolution.

Mick Antoniw (L)

Consultation opens on new Welsh tribunal system

A consultation has opened today to shape reforms that will unify and modernise devolved tribunals in Wales.

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Welsh law consolidation project continues as new historic environment legislation becomes an Act

Welsh legislation that will better protect scheduled monuments and listed buildings has received Royal Assent.

Mick Antoniw (P)

New legislation puts fundamental freedoms at risk – Counsel General

The Welsh Government’s chief legal adviser has warned the Senedd the UK Government’s Public Order Act puts historic freedoms around peaceful protest at risk.

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Funding for projects to open up democracy to underrepresented groups

School children chatting with politicians and workshops for deaf people about how democracy can work better for them are just a few ways the Welsh Government is looking to get more people involved with politics.

Counsel General - President of Welsh Tribunals

New President of Welsh Tribunals sworn in

Sir Gary Hickinbottom has been sworn in as President of Welsh Tribunals at a ceremony in Cardiff Crown Court today.

Welsh Government

Senedd votes to refuse consent for Retained EU Law Bill

The Senedd has formally refused consent for the UK Government’s Retained EU Law Bill in a vote this evening [Tuesday 28th March].

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Promoting support for Ukrainians in Wales on anniversary of super sponsor route

On the one-year anniversary of the Welsh Government’s Homes for Ukraine super sponsor route opening, Jane Hutt and Mick Antoniw have restated the Welsh Government’s commitment to supporting people fleeing the illegal war.

Mick Antoniw (P)

A “simple, modern and fair” tribunal system will be significant step towards a Welsh justice system

The Counsel General will today [Tuesday 21st March] confirm a Welsh Government consultation to inform future legislation to establish a single, unified tribunal system for Wales.