Plan unveiled to add 36 extra Senedd members

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Plan unveiled to add 36 extra Senedd members

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Plan unveiled to add 36 extra Senedd members

PLANS to reform Welsh politics hope to see the Senedd expanded to 96 members, with gender quotas and a shake up of constituencies with each selecting multiple members.

First Minister Mark Drakeford and Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price said they want Senedd reform to be implemented in time for the next election in 2026 - even if some of the changes are introduced on an interim basis.

The changes call for the Senedd to have 96 members - up from the current 60 - using “closed proportional lists with integrated statutory gender quotas.”

Click here to read the full article published by Cambrian News on 16 May 2022.

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