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These e-bulletins summarise the progress of the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011. They give further information on the Welsh Government's work on developing Welsh language legislation and policy.

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Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update - June 2011

30/06/11
The Minister for Education and Skills laid the draft regulations which set out the detail of the process for appointing the Commissioner before the National Assembly for Wales on 1 June.
 

Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update - March 2011

31/03/11
The Minister for Heritage has welcomed the positive response to the consultation on the Welsh language strategy 'A living language: a language for living', and outlined the work ahead to finalise the strategy.
 

Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update -  February 2011

08/02/11
The Heritage Minister has announced the future arrangements for promoting the use of Welsh.
 

Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update - 19 January 2011

19/01/11
The consultation on the Welsh Assembly Government’s Welsh Language Strategy will close on 4 February.
 

Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update - 14 December 2010

14/12/10
The Minister for Heritage, Alun Ffred Jones, has launched for consultation a draft strategy to promote Welsh as a vibrant language of every day life.
 

Welsh Language Policy and Legislation Update - December 2010

08/12/10
Welsh Ministers have hailed the approval of the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure on Tuesday 7 December as an historic step forward for the Welsh language.
 

Welsh language policy and legislation update – November 2010

29/11/10
Open response letter from the Heritage Minister to correspondents on the proposed Welsh Language Measure.
 

Update 8 Welsh language policy and legislation

13/10/10
October 2010. The Minister for Heritage, Alun Ffred Jones, has announced proposed amendments to the Assembly Government’s Welsh Language Measure that will further strengthen it.
 

Update 7 Welsh language policy and legislation

16/08/10
August 2010. Heritage Minister, Alun Ffred Jones, has hailed the progress made towards securing a thriving future for the Welsh language, with the publication of the latest progress report on Iaith Pawb and the Welsh Language Scheme.
 

Update 6 Welsh language policy and legislation

26/05/10
May 2010. The Heritage Minister, Alun Ffred Jones, held a series of public meetings around Wales in April. Find out how to see the DVD that was shown at the meetings.
 

Update 5 Welsh language policy and legislation

30/03/10
April 2010. The Proposed Welsh Language Measure was laid before the National Assembly for Wales on 4 March 2010. A series of public meetings has been arranged to explain what’s contained within the Measure.
 

Update 4 Welsh language policy and legislation

04/03/10
March 2010. The Proposed Welsh Language Measure was laid before the National Assembly for Wales on 4 March 2010. The proposed Measure will now be considered by the National Assembly.
 

Update 3 Welsh language policy and legislation

11/02/10
February 2010. Yesterday was an historic day for the Welsh language, as the Welsh Language Legislative Competence Order was made by Her Majesty in Council. As a result legislative competence has now been conferred upon the National Assembly.
 

Update 2 Welsh language policy and legislation

02/10/09
October 2009. The Legislative Competency Order process has provided an opportunity for a wide-ranging debate about the role of legislation in safeguarding and promoting the Welsh language.
 

Update 1 Welsh language policy and legislation

20/08/09
August 2009. The Minister for Heritage has been holding discussions with stakeholders and the public over the summer.