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Welcome to our consultations page, where you can find out the latest consultations that affect you and your organisation. We'll tell you how to reply and which we'll be replying to - and how you can help us with our responses.

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Current consultations - updated 18.04.19

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Policy area Title Source Summary Deadline
Economy City Deals and Growth Deals in Wales inquiry
UK Government

The Welsh Affairs Committee is launching an inquiry into the effectiveness of the current Growth and City Deals for Wales, and the potential for similar funding to be granted to Mid Wales 

14.05.19
Economy Access to Banking National Assembly for Wales

The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee would welcome your views on:

The current position regarding access to banking services in Wales, to include issues relating to financial inclusion and digital inclusion.

The variety of ways in which branch closures and access to free ATMs can affect local communities (for instance the impacts from a business, tourism, social, demographic and regeneration perspective).


To understand the potential process, benefits and challenges involved with establishing a community bank with multiple branches in Wales.

17.05.19
Education Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill National Assembly for Wales

The Children, Young People and Education Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the general principles of the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill ('the Bill'). 

14.05.19
Education Post-legislative scrutiny of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015 National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly's Children, Young People and Education Committee is conducting short and focussed post-legislative scrutiny of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015.

03.05.19
Education Additional National Professional Learning INSET days 2019 to 2022 Welsh Government

We want your views on a proposal to give schools additional time to prepare for the new curriculum before its introduction in 2022

01.05.19
Environment Environmental principles and governance in Wales post European Union exit Welsh Government

We are seeking your views on how to address gaps in environmental principles and governance relating to Wales when the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

09.06.19
Environment D eposit return scheme for drinks containers Welsh Government

We are consulting jointly with the UK government on proposals to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers.

13.05.19
Environment Extended producer responsibility for packaging Welsh Government

 We are seeking your views on proposals to reform the current packaging producer responsibility system by introducing extended producer responsibility (EPR).

13.05.19
Health and Social Care

Consultation on draft guidance on using social media responsibly

Social Care Wales

We are seeking your views about our draft guidance for social care professionals on using social media responsibly.

31.05.19
Health and Social Care

Provision of health and social care in the adult prison estate

National Assembly for Wales

The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee's inquiry will focus on Welsh prisoners' experiences of health and social care services in the adult prison estate.

14.05.19
Housing

  Inquiry into empty properties

National Assembly for Wales

The extent to which empty properties impact on the supply of affordable housing in Wales;
The impact of empty properties on communities in Wales and challenges faced by local authorities dealing with the problem;
The extent to which local authorities have the legislative powers they need to deal with empty properties;
Examples of best practice in turning empty properties into affordable, energy efficient homes;
The extent to which the changes introduced by the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 giving local authorities discretion to charge council tax premiums on empty homes have been utilised, and the effectiveness of this policy.

31.05.19
Finance

Consideration of proposals to amend the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

National Assembly for Wales

The Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 was introduced in July 2012 and became law in Wales on 29 April 2013. The Act aimed to strengthen and improve the accountability and governance arrangements relating to the Auditor General for Wales and the Wales Audit Office whilst protecting the Auditor General for Wales independence and objectivity.

The Finance Committee of the National Assembly for Wales intends to conduct post-legislative scrutiny of the Act

03.05.19
Finance

Inquiry into the Welsh Government's capital funding sources

National Assembly for Wales

The Finance Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the Welsh Government's capital funding sources.

23.04.19
Future Generations

Measuring our nation's progress

Welsh Goverment

We want your views on proposals to set national milestones for Wales. 

19.04.19

 

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