P-06-1186 Prevent anyone who hasn't lived in Wales for at least 6 months from standing in Senedd elections



This petition was submitted Owen Sullivan, having collected a total of 143 signatures.


Text of Petition:                     

Certain political parties are parachuting in candidates from all around the UK for the 2021 Senedd elections.


These candidates dilute the value of the Senedd by bringing in candidates that do not know the Welsh people let alone the constituents they are due to represent.





This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 15/11/2021.


The Committee agreed to write to the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform to make them aware of the petition, should this be an area being considered by them. In writing to the Committee, members agreed to close the petition and thank the petitioner.


Full details of the consideration of this petition by the Committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 15/11/2021.



Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Llanelli
  • Mid and West Wales


Further information

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 15/11/2021