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About the Assembly

The National Assembly for Wales is the democratically elected body that represents the interests of Wales and its people, makes laws for Wales, and holds the Welsh Government to account.

This section explains more about the administration of the Assembly and how it works, the Assembly’s achievements, and the history of the institution and its estate.

Role of the Assembly and how it works

Here you can find information on all 60 Assembly Members, and find who your Assembly Members are. You can also find information on how to get in touch with your Assembly Members.

The Commission and Assembly administration

The corporate body for the National Assembly for Wales is known as the Assembly Commission. Find out how the Commission is formed and more about the structures and the rules that govern the Assembly.


The Assembly’s achievements         

The Assembly’s achievements

Key events and milestones since the Assembly was formed in 1999.

History of the Assembly and its buildings The Senedd was opened in 2006, and is where Assembly Members gather for weekly Plenary meetings. Find out more about the Assembly and its estate in this section.


In other sections on the site

Discover how to contact your AM, submit a petition to the Assembly as well as information on how to visit the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.

How to get in touch with the National Assembly.

Find out more about working for the National Assembly, view latest vacancies, and how to work for an Assembly Member.


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