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Silk Commission Part II: Devolving legislative powers to Wales

28 April 2014

Paul Silk, Chair of the Commission on Devolution in Wales (the Silk Commission), will be giving oral evidence to the Welsh Affairs Committee on Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 9.30 am in the House of Commons.

The Silk Commission Part II report makes 61 recommendations on the devolution of further powers to Wales and changes to the devolution settlement which could be phased in over a ten-year period. They include changing the model of devolution to the “reserved powers” model in line with that in Scotland and Northern Ireland, the full devolution of youth justice and partial devolution of police, transport and energy.

Details of evidence session

The Committee will question Mr Silk and other members of his Commission on the Commission’s Part II Report concerning the legislative powers of the National Assembly for Wales (published on 3 March 2014).

Date:        Tuesday 29 April 2014
Time:        9.30 am
Location:   Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

  • Paul Silk, Chair
  • Helen Molyneux, Member
  • Professor Noel Lloyd CBE, Member, Commission on Devolution in Wales

Further information

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