Tagged as Welsh Assembly

Creating a Parliament fit for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Commission has announced plans to take forward key elements of its programme to reform Wales’ parliament. The plans were announced in a written statement to the Assembly from the Llywydd and outline a two phase approach. Read more…

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How majoritarianism endures in the structures of the UK’s devolved institutions

Scotland and Wales’ devolved political institutions, elected under proportional Additional Member electoral systems, were intended to produce a more consensual political culture. However, writes Felicity Matthews, although their electoral rules have increased the proportionality of representation, the structures of the Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales have meant that a more consensual approach to policy-making has been more limited than might […]

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