Politics Masterclass: Understanding the legislative process in Westminster and Cardiff Bay – 29.02.16

Politics Masterclass: Understanding the legislative process in Westminster and Cardiff Bay – 29.02.16

Politics Masterclass: Understanding the legislative process in Westminster and Cardiff Bay

 

On the 29th February 2016 Politics Masterclass: Understanding the legislative process in Westminster and Cardiff Bay, sponsored by Cardiff Sixth Form Coilege provided an in-depth examination of how laws are made in Westminster and Cardiff Bay.

Tom Jackson–  Head of the Scrutiny and Support Unit, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay  explored the Assembly’s legsiative process. The session provided an overview of:

  • the process of law making in Wales;
  • the types of legislation that Assembly Members scrutinise, and the procedures they use;
  • how interested organisations and individuals can get involved in the process in Wales;
  • the changes proposed in the draft Wales Bill published by the UK Government in October 2015 will bring.
  • Copies of the talk are attached

Liz Price – Houses of Parliament Outreach Service, Westminster gave a talk on:

  • An insight into how new laws are proposed, scrutinised and passed
  • An introduction to English Votes for English Laws (EVEL)
  • A greater understanding of how MPs and Peers can check and challenge legislation;
  • Guidance on how you can get involved and follow the progress of bills at the UK Parliament
Pictures show Liz Price and Professor Russell Deacon, Tom Jackson and Professor Russell Deacon, students from Cardiff Sixth Form College with the two speakers.
The presentation provided by Tom Jackson” is shown on the Powerpoint slides below:

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