WCVA regularly responds to consultations on topics that will affect our members and the wider third sector. We also produce briefing papers on a range of topics to help organisations understand new policy developments and to present our views to decision makers.
We know that it can be hard work keeping track of consultations
and opportunities to feed into policy making so we produce a
regular consultation bulletin detailing current consultation
opportunities that may be relevant to the third sector in
Wales. This includes consultations that are relevant to
organisations in Wales from Welsh Government, UK Government, the
National Assembly for Wales and other bodies.
This week's Consultation Bulletin
You can find all these consultations and more by reading the
Some of the consultations to look out for:
- Welsh Language Commissioner - second round of standards
investigations. Public opinion sought on the second round
of standards investigations, relating to health boards, police
forces, public bodies and further and higher education
- National Assembly for Wales - Inquiry into poverty in
Wales, Strand Four. Views sought on the terms of reference
for community-based approaches to tackling poverty.
- Welsh Government - Welsh language standards
regulations. Views are sought on how regulations can help
improve the level of service Welsh speakers can expect to receive,
increasing the use people make of Welsh language services and how
to make organisations aware of their responsibilities around the
A new Bulletin appears every Friday. The Consultation Bulletin
is also emailed to subscribers every Friday. If you would like to
be added to the mailing list, please email Catrin Roberts, WCVA
External Services Administrator, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The consultations that we're responding to at the moment
are listed below. Please contact us if you would like to feed your
views into our responses or if you have any questions.
You can find out what we've been saying by taking a look at our
recent consultation responses which are listed below and by keeping
an eye on our 'Latest' section. Some of our
recent responses include:
Our archive of older
It's also really important to us to ensure that third sector
organisations are informed about relevant consultations and policy
developments so we regularly produce briefing papers on the issues
that the sector may want to engage with. We also produce briefings
for Politicians, decision makers and our partners on issues
that are important to us and the wider third sector. Some
recent briefing papers include:
Briefing papers, responses and publications relating to each of
our policy priority areas can be found on their dedicated pages -
you can find out about our policy priorities here or
by clicking on the links on the left.