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Focus onEarly Plenary business following an Assembly Election
In the early days of an Assembly, Members must meet in Plenary to agree a number of key items of business. This includes the election of the Presiding Officer and Deputy and nominations for a First Minister.
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Committees each have their own remit to scrutinise the expenditure and policies of the Welsh Government, holding Ministers to account and examining proposed legislation.
Plenary is the meeting of the whole Assembly in the Siambr. This is the main forum for Assembly Members to carry out their roles as democratically elected representatives.
The Assembly is able to make laws on a number of different Subjects. Find the status of proposed new laws and information on our law making process.
The Document Library includes Deposited papers, Documents Laid before the Assembly, Written Questions and Ministerial Statements.
The Research Service is an expert, impartial and confidential research and information service designed to meet the needs of Assembly Members and their staff.
Standing Orders are the rules by which business in the Assembly is conducted.