Welsh Affairs Committee: Press Notice

Session 2005-06

5 October 2005

Press Notice No 4

Welsh Affairs Committee Inquiry



Tuesday 18 October at the House of Commons
Welsh Assembly Government and Wales Office Officials
11.45am    Professor Richard Rawlings, Chair in Law, London School of Economics; Professor David Miers, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University;  Dr Roger Scully, Senior Lecturer in European Politics and Director of the Jean Monnet Centre for European Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth and Dr Richard Wyn Jones, Director of the Institute of Welsh Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Tuesday 25 October at the House of Commons
Rt Hon the Lord Richard, QC
11.30am    Glyn Mathias, Commissioner for Wales, The Electoral Commission for Wales, Kay Jenkins, Head of Office, The Electoral Commission for Wales

Monday 31 October at the National Assembly of Wales
Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas Esq AM, Presiding Officer, National Assembly for Wales and Paul Silk, Clerk to the National Assembly for Wales


The meetings will be open to the public.  They will take place in a Committee Room either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House or as otherwise stated.  Those wishing to attend should confirm the venue by calling the House of Commons Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

Information about the inquiry, together with other information about the Committee’s work, is available on the Committee’s Homepage at:


The Committee intends to publish the transcript of these meetings on its Homepage approximately two weeks after the meeting.  For further information about the work of the Committee, please contact Jane Trew, Assistant to the Committee, on 020 7219 3264 or e-mail welshcom@parliament.uk.                       

Membership of the Committee: Dr Hywel Francis MP (Chairman), Mr Stephen Crabb MP, David T. C. Davies MP, Nia Griffith MP, Mrs Siân C. James MP, Mr David Jones MP, Mr Martyn Jones MP, Mrs Madeline Moon MP, Mrs Betty Williams MP, Mark Williams MP, Hywel Williams MP