Legislation that benefits every member of society and does not unfairly disadvantage any group.

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Fair legislation

In order to ensure that legislation benefits every member of society, and does not unfairly disadvantage any group, it is important that it is subject to robust scrutiny.

To do this legislation will generally pass through a committee stage for consultation.

You can read the most recent briefings and consultation responses we’ve written on this topic below.


The Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act.

January 2016

Proposals for the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act indicators. Related News: How do you measure a nation’s progress?

Our Response

The Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill General Principles.

August 2014

Women remain notably under-represented in decision making in Wales. It is important that Public Services Boards are gender balanced ( 50% women ) so that they better represent the communities they serve. Available as PDF.

Our Response