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Here are a selection of comments people across Wales have made about the Convention and the debate.

Tell us what you think about the future of devolution in Wales.  You can share your views in a number of ways.  Visit 'Get engaged' to find out more.

Iago in Monmouth

Iago in Monmouth

12/06/09
"I believe power devolved closer to the people can only be a good thing."
 
Amanda in Monmouth

Amanda in Monmouth

12/06/09
"Overall I think the Assembly has created an unnecessary and very costly layer of bureaucracy."
 
Ellie in Wrexham

Ellie in Wrexham

05/06/09
"It was important for me to attend the public meeting so that I could get clarity on a number of issues."
 
Romy in Trefnant

Romy in Trefnant

05/06/09
"The Assembly has been established for over ten years now and I think the time is right for a referendum and to have full law-making powers."
 
Stephen in Rhyl

Stephen in Rhyl

05/06/09
"Time would be far better spent focusing on the needs of Wales rather than spending countless hours filling in forms for Westminster."
 
Tony in Abercynon

Tony in Abercynon

05/06/09
"I firmly believe that the Welsh Assembly Government already has the tools to get on with the job of delivering for the people of Wales."
 
David in Church Village

David in Church Village

05/06/09
"I believe the way the Assembly is operating at the moment is not good value for money."
 
Ann in Abergele

Ann in Abergele

05/06/09
"I don’t think the Assembly is ready to have full law-making powers in one go and I don’t think we should run before we can walk."
 

Brian in Torfaen

05/05/09
"I would prefer to stay with the step by step approach to law-making."
 

Alistair in Cardiff

05/05/09
"I like the Assembly and especially the Petitions Committee which is re-engaging people in the decision making process."
 
Luke in Swansea

Luke in Swansea

05/05/09
"Improving our economy and the lives of the Welsh people with full law-making powers would make us a stronger part of the UK."
 
Nicola in Cwmbran

Nicola in Cwmbran

16/04/09
"All scrutiny of Welsh laws should be undertaken here in Wales by our Assembly Members who are solely responsible to the Welsh people."
 
Josephine in Beaumaris

Josephine in Beaumaris

16/04/09
"I think that the Welsh Assembly is still a young institution and has not been given sufficient time to prove itself."
 
Paul in Newbridge

Paul in Newbridge

16/04/09
"I’m all for Britain, with one law-making body, namely Westminster"
 
Tim in Felinheli

Tim in Felinheli

16/04/09
"I’m happy sitting on the fence for the moment."
 
Vanessa in Swansea

Vanessa in Swansea

16/04/09
"I think the whole structure of government in Wales is very unclear."
 

Rhian in Caerphilly

16/04/09
"I want to see the National Assembly holding a referendum for more devolved powers"
 
Amina in Swansea

Amina in Swansea

16/04/09
"The state of our health service is a burning passion of mine."
 
Crispin in Abergele

Crispin in Abergele

16/04/09
"I whole-heartedly support the idea of a referendum."
 
Dewi in Rhos y Meirch

Dewi in Rhos y Meirch

16/04/09
"I’d be happy to see more law-making powers happening on a gradual basis."
 
Mike in Llandudno

Mike in Llandudno

16/04/09
"I want to see power devolved from Cardiff to North Wales."
 
Dylan in Llangefni

Dylan in Llangefni

16/04/09
"It was really encouraging to see the large numbers who attended for the convention meeting on Anglesey."
 
David in Llandeilo

David in Llandeilo

16/04/09
"I’m all for keeping things as they are in terms of the devolution debate."
 
Hitesh in Caerphilly

Hitesh in Caerphilly

04/02/09
"I’d like to see the National Assembly do more for ethnic communities in Wales, such as promoting ethnic language classes."
 
Lee in Pembrokeshire

Lee in Pembrokeshire

04/02/09
"I hope we as a nation can have a sensible debate about the issues raised by the All Wales Convention."
 
Natalie in Merthyr

Natalie in Merthyr

04/02/09
"I think it’s a good thing that we are being asked about our opinions."
 
Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans

04/02/09
"I rely on my voice for my livelihood and I appreciate how important it is to be heard."
 
Rob in Rhayader

Rob in Rhayader

04/02/09
"I voted in favour of devolution in the 1997 referendum and would do so again"
 
Rachel in Aberystwyth

Rachel in Aberystwyth

04/02/09
"I think it is a good idea that Wales has the opportunity to debate self-government and the development of law-making powers."
 
Kateko in Swansea

Kateko in Swansea

04/02/09
"I think the All Wales Convention is an excellent idea."
 
Ben in Caerphilly

Ben in Caerphilly

04/02/09
"All in all, the National Assembly for Wales has been good and I'd be in favour of a referendum giving it immediate further law-making powers."
 

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