Professor contributes to discussion on separate legal jurisdiction for Wales

Professor Gwynedd Parry from Swansea University will give evidence to National Assembly for Wales’ Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee on Monday 14th May 2012.

Professor Gwynedd Parry is the Director of the Hywel Dda Research Institute and Professor of Law and Legal History at Swansea University. He is also a member of the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Advisory Panel.

The committee was established in June 2011 to consider any legislative matters, referred to it by National Assembly for Wales’ Business Committee.

Gwynedd Parry

On Monday, the committee will discuss the issue of whether Wales should become a separate legal jurisdiction. This subject has become a matter of public interest since the referendum result in March 2011.

Professor Gwynedd Parry has already submitted written evidence to the committee through the medium of Welsh and he will contribute orally on the matter next Monday at 2.30pm.