School of Law Research Seminar in association with The Hywel Dda Research Institute

Title: Defining the Legislative Competence of the Assembly - a Glass Part Full or a Glass Part Empty?

Speakers: Mr Keith Bush (Former Chief Legal Advisor, National Assembly for Wales and Honorary Research Fellow, Hywel Dda Research Institute) and Professor Timothy Jones (Professor of Public Law, School of Law, Swansea and Co-Director of the Hywel Dda Research Institute).

Date: Wednesday 20 February 2013

Time: 1.00 pm

Venue: Advocacy Suite, School of Law, Richard Price Building, Swansea University.  

Admission: Free of charge, all welcome

Event summary:

The Commission on Devolution in Wales (Silk Commission) has been established to review the present financial and constitutional arrangements in Wales. Having already published its first report on fiscal powers, the Commission has now commenced work on Part II of its remit, reviewing the powers of the National Assembly for Wales. As such, this seminar provides a timely contribution to the debate surrounding the legislative competency of the National Assembly for Wales.

To be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Professor R Gwynedd Parry (Professor of Law and Legal History and Co-Director of the Hywel Dda Research Institute).

Contact details:

In order to confirm a place or for further information, please contact Dr Patrick Bishop p.bishop@swansea.ac.uk

For more information on the Hywel Dda Research Institute, please visit: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/law/hyweldda/