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Landmark report on devolution in Wales reflects public mood on a referendum

Landmark report on devolution in Wales reflects public mood on a referendum

18/11/09
The All Wales Convention, chaired by Sir Emyr Jones Parry, has today formally presented its report on the future governance of Wales to the First Minister, Rhodri Morgan and Deputy First Minister, Ieuan Wyn Jones, at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.
 

All Wales Convention report publication date is set

19/10/09
Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chair of the All Wales Convention, has announced that the All Wales Convention’s report on the law-making powers of the National Assembly for Wales will be formally presented to First Minister Rhodri Morgan and Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones at the Senedd, Cardiff Bay, ...
 
Glan Afan excel in Convention competition

Glan Afan excel in Convention competition

15/10/09
A school in Neath Port Talbot are runners up in a challenge run by the All Wales Convention, the organisation responsible for gauging the feelings of the people in Wales in respect of more devolved powers from Westminster.
 

Preparing to respond – All Wales Convention gets drafting

29/09/09
One month on from the end of the public consultation period and members of the All Wales Convention are preparing a first draft of the report, which will be presented to the Welsh Assembly Government in November.
 

Convention announces winner of schools’ competition

15/09/09
A school in north Wales has come to the fore in a challenge run by the All Wales Convention, the organisation responsible for gauging the feelings of the people in Wales in respect of more devolved powers from Westminster.
 

From curry to political flurry as All Wales Convention calls time on public consultation

21/08/09
If a day is a long time in politics, then eight months of extensive public consultation is a life time by comparison. Friday, August 21st saw the All Wales Convention’s public consultation on more law-making powers for the National Assembly draw to a close.
 
Final countdown for All Wales Convention

Final countdown for All Wales Convention

17/08/09
Only one week left to have your say on the devolution debate.
 

Now or never! All Wales Convention holds final public debate at National Eisteddfod

29/07/09
Following a total of 23 individual consultation events across Wales, attended by almost 2,000 people, the last formal public opportunity to voice opinions as part of the All Wales Convention’s efforts to get the views of the people of Wales on the powers of the National Assembly will be held on the ...
 

It's the final countdown…it’s time to twitter!

13/07/09
As the All Wales Convention marks the first anniversary of its first executive committee meeting this month, it also has started the countdown to the end of the Convention’s devolution debate.
 

The devolution debate - a tale of two cities ten years on

04/06/09
Newport and Cardiff. Two cities in south-east Wales with very different make-ups, socially, demographically and politically.
 

Evidence gathering comes to Powys

02/06/09
The All Wales Convention will be coming to Llandrindod Wells on Monday 15 June when it conducts a formal evidence gathering session at Powys Council Offices.
 

All Wales Convention consults Cardiff’s Black and Minority Ethnic community

01/06/09
Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chair of the All Wales Convention met with representatives of Cardiff’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community at a special session held at Cardiff City Hall’s Council Chamber last week.
 

All Wales Convention seeks the opinion of Urdd members

29/05/09
At the Urdd National Eisteddfod this week (25-30 May), The All Wales Convention encouraged the assembled youth of Wales to share their views, as part of its ongoing public consultation on options for more law-making powers for the National Assembly.
 

Differing views on devolution? Vale of Glamorgan and Blaenau Gwent

29/05/09
Two contrasting parts of Wales, which voted differently in the devolution referendum a decade ago, play host to Convention events in the coming weeks.
 

Politicians join dynamic devolution debate as Convention comes to Monmouth

14/05/09
A lively and thought provoking debate is expected at the All Wales Convention Question Time event at Monmouth Leisure Centre from 6.30-8.30pm on Thursday, May 14th when Plaid Cymru’s Adam Price joins the Conservative’s David Davies on the panel to face questions from the audience.
 

Expect the unexpected – Merthyr chit-chat

07/05/09
The All Wales Convention will play host to a family day and roadshow in Merthyr on Wednesday 13th May.
 

Differing views on devolution? A tale of two counties ten years on

30/04/09
Two contrasting parts of Wales, which voted differently in the devolution referendum a decade ago, play host to Convention events in the coming weeks.
 

Flintshire invited to question Convention

17/04/09
The All Wales Convention will be hosting a question time event at Bryn Coch Primary School, Mold from 6.30pm-8.30pm on Wednesday 22 April.
 

‘I’m in Tea mood for Dancing’ as devolution debate hits north east Wales

17/04/09
Singer and actress Bernie Nolan took to the dance floor with All Wales Convention Executive Committee member Alex Aldridge to launch a special tea dance debate at Denbigh’s Town Hall from 2-4pm on Tuesday April 21st.
 

A decade of devolution

16/04/09
Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chairman of the All Wales Convention, will deliver a mid-point report on the debate on law-making powers for the National Assembly at an Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) conference next Monday, 20 April, to mark the first decade of devolution.
 

Wrexham invited to question Convention

15/04/09
The All Wales Convention will be hosting a public discussion group event at Glyndwr University, Wrexham from 6.30pm-8.30pm on Thursday, April 23rd.
 

Five hundred friends for Convention Facebook

07/04/09
The All Wales Convention’s group on Facebook, the internet’s social networking site has welcomed its 500th member.
 

Welsh politicians give formal evidence to All Wales Convention

01/04/09
The All Wales Convention will visit Newport’s Civic Centre on Thursday April 2nd as part of its remit to collect evidence as part of its public consultation on the debate on more powers for the National Assembly for Wales.
 

Refereeing the devolution debate

24/03/09
International rugby union referee Nigel Owens and Sir Emyr Jones Parry, chair of the All Wales Convention, have a lot in common.
 

Convention arrives in Rhondda Cynon Taff

24/03/09
“Write your own future”, says local author Rachel Trezise as Convention comes to Pontypridd.
 

Research report published

24/03/09
Research reveals devolution in Wales is accepted by vast majority as Convention identifies need to plug information gap.
 

Powys invited to question Convention

17/03/09
The All Wales Convention will be hosting a question time event at The Monty Club, Newtown from 6.30pm-8.30pm on Tuesday, March 24th.
 

When the All Wales Convention came to north Wales

16/03/09
People in north Wales were not backwards in coming forwards with their views on the devolution debate.
 
Pitching the Welsh debate on devolution

Pitching the Welsh debate on devolution

10/03/09
Swansea City FC Manager Roberto Martinez launches All Wales Convention discussion forum.
 

The devolution debate engages with north Wales

10/02/09
The devolution debate, hosted by the All Wales Convention, is coming to North Wales. A series of public events will take place to test public opinion on future law-making options for the National Assembly for Wales.
 

Evidence gathering update

29/01/09
The All Wales convention aims to collect evidence about the devolution debate in a number of different ways.
 

Power to the people of Llanelli

28/01/09
Llanelli residents will get their opportunity to find out more about the devolution debate at a meeting of the Workers Educational Association at the Selwyn Samuel Centre at 7.30pm on Thursday February 19th.
 

Swansea students stimulate devolution debate

28/01/09
The devolution debate will be the topic for discussion at Swansea University on Friday February 20th. The debate will take place in the University’s Main Building from 12pm-2pm. The guest speaker is Sir Emyr Jones Parry, chair of the All Wales Convention.
 

Neath Port Talbot Councillors discuss devolution

28/01/09
The devolution debate will be the topic under discussion at a special meeting of councillors at Neath Port Talbot Council Chambers on Thursday February 19th between 11.30am and 1pm. Their guest speaker is Sir Emyr Jones Parry, chair of the All Wales Convention, the organisation responsible for the ...
 

Convention comes to Caerphilly

28/01/09
The All Wales Convention roadshow trailer will be calling on shoppers at Caerphilly’s Castle Court Shopping Centre from 9am-5pm on Thursday, February 5th.
 

Powerful voice of opinion

14/01/09
Renowned opera star Rebecca Evans has pledged her support for the work of the All Wales Convention, the organisation established to analyse the arguments for and against extra powers for the National Assembly for Wales.
 

Bridgend public event, 15 January 2009

13/01/09
Shopping for something in the sales? Don’t miss a one-time only special offer from the All Wales Convention.
 

Port Talbot public event, 14 January 2009

13/01/09
How do you see your Assembly working in the future? Get involved, the time is now.
 

A Call for Evidence – a quick reminder!

05/12/08
The All Wales Convention will be on the road next year gathering evidence from organisations and individuals throughout Wales on whether you think Wales should have more law-making powers. We are keen to hear from everybody who wishes to present a formal submission to the Executive Committee.
 

Young people - Get Engaged!

05/12/08
The All Wales Convention are inviting young people in Wales to get informed and get engaged in the debate about further law-making powers for the National Assembly for Wales.
 

Feedback from Caernarfon session

17/11/08
Shan Ashton, who is a member of the Executive Committee of the All Wales Convention, organised a session in Caernarfon for a group of people from a range of community and voluntary organisations to discuss a number of issues relating to devolution in Wales.
 
Back to School!

Back to School!

06/11/08
The Chair of the All Wales Convention, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, will make an emotional return to his South Wales primary school this Friday to say a special thank you to pupils there.
 

A Call for Evidence

30/10/08
The All Wales Convention wishes to broaden the debate and get opinions from people from all parts of Wales. Public engagement is central to the Convention’s work and we are committed to taking an evidence-based approach.
 

Results of National Assembly survey on public attitudes to devolution

21/10/08
The National Assembly for Wales has commissioned research into public attitudes towards, and public knowledge of, the National Assembly for Wales.
 

People of Wales – give us your views on law making powers

17/10/08
People in Wales are being invited to get informed and get engaged in the debate about further law-making powers for the National Assembly for Wales with the announcement of dates for public events next year at which they can air their views.
 

Carmarthen Councillor selected as a member of All Wales Convention

24/09/08
A Carmarthenshire Councillor has been selected to participate in the landmark debate among the Welsh public on how laws should be passed in Wales.
 

All Wales Convention in Pembrokeshire

23/09/08
Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chair of the All Wales Convention will be in Pembrokeshire on Friday the 26 of September to promote the Convention’s work.
 

Pierhead building hosts first meeting of historic Convention

14/07/08
Members of the All Wales Convention will meet for the first time today (Monday 14 July) at the historic Pierhead building in Cardiff Bay, to begin the landmark debate among the Welsh public on how laws should be passed in Wales.
 

Members of the All Wales Convention announced

04/07/08
The members of the All Wales Convention Executive Committee were announced today by First Minister Rhodri Morgan and Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones.
 

The All Wales Convention – Take your seat!

22/05/08
The All Wales Convention is looking for four members of the public to join the Committee which will shape the Convention’s programme of work. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who has an interest in playing a key role in the development of devolution of Wales.
 

Search begins for members to serve on the All Wales Convention

06/05/08
The starting pistol was today fired in the race to find up to 16 people to serve on the Executive Committee of the All Wales Convention.
 

Plans for all-Wales convention signed off

13/03/08
First Minister Rhodri Morgan and Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones have today welcomed the handing over of the report of the Establishing Committee of the All-Wales Convention.
 

Sir Emyr Jones Parry visits the Assembly

22/11/07
The Chairman of the all-Wales Convention is paying his first visit to the Assembly since his appointment.
 

Related links

Here you can find a recent selection of links to media coverage of the All Wales Convention.
Here you’ll find copies of speeches made on behalf of the All Wales Convention.