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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

 
Exterior of the Senedd building in Cardiff Bay

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 Assembly’s achievements

 
Leaflets containing information about the Assembly

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

The Commission and Assembly administration

 
Assembly Members using technology in the Siambr

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.

History of the Assembly and its buildings

 
The wooden funnel of the Siambr

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.

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