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Girlguiding Cymru training in Bron Eirion - February 2017

Your Assembly Ambassador – Kes from Girlguiding Cymru

Hi everyone, my name is Kes Triggs and I’m 13 years old. I live in the seaside town of Barmouth, north Wales and I go to school in Harlech. I am also a Girl Guide. When I was 5 I became involved in Girl Guiding Cymru as a Rainbow, I then moved up to Brownies […]

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Matthew Walker with the Llywydd and Deputy Presiding Officer for the National Assembly for Wales in the Senedd Siambr.

CYPAW Consultation Launch

By Matt Walker – CYPAW Chairperson On 8 February 2017, the campaign for a Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales launched our report, ‘Assembly for Wales’- The end of a three year chapter in our story and, in many ways, the beginning of the next. The trustees of Funky Dragon formed the Campaign 3 […]

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Lauren and the Brownies during the session

Your Assembly Ambassador – Lauren from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Lauren Kerr and I am a member of the Senior Section which is part of Girlguiding. I have been a member of Girlguiding for 8 years and during this time I have had many experiences and picked up new skills along the way. During the October half-term last year, I went to […]

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Member Bills: How would you change the law?

There are two draws I’m particularly looking forward to at the moment: the first Member Bill ballot of the Fifth Assembly, and the 2019 Rugby World Cup draw. Before joining the National Assembly for Wales, I worked in Japan for two years, so I can confidently predict that the World Cup is going to be […]

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Changes to University Student Funding

Kirsty Williams, Cabinet Secretary for Education, has announced that the way Welsh university students are funded will change in September 2018/19. This follows a series of proposals made by Professor Ian Diamond in a report that was published in September. Under the current system all students, regardless of household income, receive a generous tuition fee […]

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Hacio’n Holi

Young people insist on being heard! Each year, the crew behind Hacio (a current affairs program for young people) come along to the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to film their special program, Hacio’n Holi, and then to conduct a debate with some Assembly Members in Siambr Hywel (the debating chamber for young people). On the […]

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90-second topical statements to be used in Assembly proceedings

Members of the National Assembly for Wales will be offered the opportunity to raise issues of topical and local interest in new 90-second slots during Plenary sessions. Plenary is the meeting of all 60 Assembly Members and takes place in the Siambr on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It’s the main forum for Assembly Members to carry […]

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