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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, agrees Welsh taxes 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

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

 
 
 

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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.

Contact your Assembly Member

If you live in Wales you have five Assembly Members who represent you. It's easy to contact your Assembly Member – you can raise issues by telephone, email or by arranging a meeting face to face.

Work for us

If you would like to work for the National Assembly, there are two main ways of doing so – you could either apply for a post with the Assembly Commission, which supports the 60 elected Assembly Members, or work for an individual Assembly Member.

Find out more and view our current vacancies.

 

 

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