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Committees in the Assembly carry out many functions, including scrutinising the expenditure and policies of the Welsh Government, holding Ministers to account, and examining proposed legislation.Chairs in a Committee Room

The Fifth Assembly started after the election on Thursday 5 May 2016.

A new Presiding Officer and Deputy Presiding Officer will be elected at the first meeting of the Fifth Assembly after the election on Thursday 5 May.

New Assembly Commissioners will also be elected once the Fifth Assembly has been formed.

New committees, starting with the Business Committee, will be agreed by Assembly Members after the Assembly has met and a Government has been formed.

For election results, analysis and all the latest information about what happens next please see
This page will be updated as soon as new information is available.  

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