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Broad objectives of the Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales.


The commission has 2 broad objectives:

  1. To consider and develop options for fundamental reform of the constitutional structures of the United Kingdom, in which Wales remains an integral part
  2. To consider and develop all progressive principal options to strengthen Welsh democracy and deliver improvements for the people of Wales.

Working practices

The commission will be co-chaired by Professor Laura McAllister and Dr Rowan Williams. Including the co-chairs, the commission will comprise 11 members drawn from a broad range of political opinion and sections of Welsh society. The commission will be supported in its work by a Secretariat and a panel of experts.

In carrying out its work the commission should develop a programme of inclusive engagement with civic society and the Welsh public to stimulate a national conversation; and commission research, analysis and expert opinion through a panel of experts established for this purpose.


The commission should produce an interim report by the end of 2022. 

It should produce a full report with recommendations by the end of 2023.