Dissolution is the official term for the end of a parliamentary session. It occurs before elections take place, as the seats of existing Assembly Members must be vacated before they can be contested in the election.
The election happens on 5 May – www.2016.wales
Everyone in Wales has five Assembly Members representing their interests in the National Assembly.
How does it all work? Here’s the two minute version.
The Assembly has three roles:
- to represent the interests of Wales and its people- make laws for Wales- hold the Welsh Government to account
Find out how we work, our achievements and history.