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Assembly Timetable

Weekly Timetable I Recess Dates I Schedule for Oral Questions

In accordance with Standing Order 11.9, the Business Committee of the Fifth Assembly has agreed the following Assembly Timetable

For meeting dates and details please see the Calendar of meetings.

Weekly Timetable:

On Tuesday 05 July 2016 the Business Committee agreed the following 2 week rotational timetable for Assembly Business during the Fifth Assembly to start from 12 September 2016. On 26 September 2017 the Business Committee agreed a request by the Standards of Conduct Committee to allow an additional meeting on alternate Tuesdays if required.  On 17 October 2017 the ​​​Business Committee agreed a request by the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee for an additional meeting slot on Tuesday mornings, until 23 March 2018, to consider Stage 2 of the Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Bill.

Week 1

Monday*TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Standards of Conduct Committee

Petitions Committee

11.00 - 12.30:
Time available for political groups meetings

Children, Young People and Education Committee

Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs

Culture Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Finance Committee

Constituency Business (full day available for constituency business)

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Public Accounts Committee

External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

​13.30:
Plenary Meeting

13.30 - 18.00:
Government Business

​13.30:
Plenary Meeting

13.30 - 15.00:
Government Business

15.00 - 18.30:
Assembly Business

​​Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Finance Committee

 

 * Committees meeting on the same day as Commission meetings should be scheduled after 3pm.

Week 2

Monday*TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Standards of Conduct Committee

11.00 - 12.30:
Time available for political groups meetings

Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Finance Committee

Children, Young People and Education Committee

Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs

Culture Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Constituency Business (full day available for constituency business)

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Public Accounts Committee

External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

13.30:
Plenary Meeting

13.30 - 18.00:
Government Business

13.30:
Plenary Meeting

13.30 - 15.00:
Government Business

15.00 - 18.30:
Assembly Business

Children, Young People and Education Committee

Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs

Culture Welsh Language and Communications Committee

 

 * Committees meeting on the same day as Commission meetings should be scheduled after 3pm.

 

Recess Dates 2017-2018

Term

Confirmed Recess Dates

Christmas

​​Monday 18 December 2017 - Sunday 7 January 2018

Spring Half Term

Monday 19 February 2018 - Sunday 25 February 2018​

​Easter

Monday 26 March 2018 - Sunday 15 April 2018

Whitsun ​Half Term

Monday 28 May 2018 - Sunday 3 June 2018

Summer

Monday 23 July 2018 - Sunday 16 September 2018

​Autumn Half Term

​Monday 29 October 2018 - Sunday 4 November 2018

​Christmas

​Monday 17 December 2018 - Sunday 6 January 2019

*Spring Half Term

​Monday 25 February 2019 - Sunday 3 March 2019

​*Easter

​Monday 8 April 2019 - Sunday 28 April 2019

 *Provisional dates to be confirmed by Business Committee

Schedule for Oral Questions

Officer

Dates

First Minister

Every Tuesday between 13.30 – 14.15 for a maximum of 45 minutes during Assembly sitting weeks

Welsh Ministers

Every Wednesday 13.30 – 15.00 for a maximum of 45 minutes each on a rotational basis during Assembly sitting weeks

Counsel General

Once every four sitting weeks on Wednesdays for a maximum of 45 minutes

Assembly Commission

Once every four sitting weeks on Wednesdays for a maximum of 30 minutes starting on 29 June 2016

Dates for Oral Questions to Welsh Ministers and the Counsel General

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