What's being said

What's being said?

Find out what young people think about politics, issues’ relating to their lives and what is going on across Wales in our blog.


Welsh Youth Parliament Consultation

On 19 October 2016, following a unanimous vote of support from Assembly Members, the Assembly Commission agreed to explore the feasibility of establishing a Welsh Youth Parliament, and the Llywydd, Elin Jones AM, announced her intention to establish a Welsh Youth Parliament. Since this announcement, we, the Assembly Commission, have been busy working with young […]

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Activists against xenocide blog

Hi there, my name is Kieran I am an apprentice in the National Assembly for Wales currently working for the Youth Engagement and Education team. I went to Krzyżowa in Poland to take part in a project called “Activists against xenocide” which looked at world issues on the topic of migration. Xenocide is a word […]

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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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Members of Albany Primary School Council

Your Assembly Ambassador – Albany Primary School Council

Shwmae Cymru! We are the School Council representatives at Albany Primary School in Roath, Cardiff. We are currently getting involved in lots of projects to help improve our school. Most recently, we designed a pupil survey to ask the children at Albany what they felt about education and their learning experiences. Every pupil in Year […]

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#SeneddNewport

The National Assembly for Wales is coming to Newport – #SeneddNewport

#SeneddNewport is the third time the National Assembly for Wales have taken to the road, after visiting Swansea and Wrexham in 2015. The National Assembly for Wales will be hosting a series of events across the city between 20-25 March, working with schools, colleges, youth and community groups. As the Assembly’s Education and Youth Engagement […]

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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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Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee – Inquiry into the future of S4C

The National Assembly for Wales’ Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee are holding an inquiry into the future of S4C. The inquiry will build on the Committee’s initial findings, published in their report ‘The Big Picture: The Committee’s Initial Views on Broadcasting in Wales’. The UK Government is planning a review of S4C in 2017. […]

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Rhun ap Iowerth AM stands with Iestyn Hughes in the office

A Week with Rhun ap Iorwerth, Ynys Môn’s Assembly Member

Guest blog from Iestyn Hughes My name is Iestyn Hughes and I am a History and Politics graduate. During the week from the 31 January to the 3 February I went on work experience with Rhun ap Iorwerth, the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member for Ynys Mon, spending three days in his constituency office in Llangefni and […]

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Your Assembly Ambassador – Cleddau Reach VC Primary School Council

Shwmae! We are Year 6 members of the Cleddau Reach School Council. These are some of the thoughts from our School Council about how to improve our local communities. Drinking in Wales We definitely think that in Wales nobody should be allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. If people drink we think they should use […]

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