Commission on Devolution in Wales

Oral evidence concluded

On 11 October 2011, the Secretary State for Wales announced the establishment of the the Commission on Devolution in Wales.

The Commission will approach its work in two parts. Part I will review the present financial arrangements in Wales and will report in autumn 2012. Part II, due for completion by autumn 2013, will review the powers of the National Assembly for Wales in the light of experience and “recommend modifications to the present constitutional arrangements”.

The Commission is chaired by Paul Silk, former Clerk of the National Assembly of Wales and comprises two independent commissioners as well as nominees of the four parties in Wales.