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Consultation on the National Assembly for Wales – Draft Official Languages Scheme

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The National Assembly for Wales (Official Languages) Act 2012 requires the Assembly to approve an Official Languages Scheme for each Assembly. The Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee scrutinised the draft Scheme for the fifth Assembly before being submitted for approval by the National Assembly.

The Committee sought written views on the draft scheme to help inform it’s scrutiny of it.


The Committee intends to hold an oral scrutiny session with the National Assembly Commission Member responsible for Official Languages.

The Committee requested written evidence from:

  • The Welsh Language Commissioner;
  • Cymdeithas yr Iaith;
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission;
  • Dyfodol i’r Iaith (Future for the Language);
  • Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru (The Welsh Translators Association);
  • Mentrau Iaith Cymru (Language Initiatives Wales); and,
  • National Assembly for Wales Trade Unions.


Supporting documents

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Pierhead Street
CF99 1NA

Telephone: 0300 200 6565



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