Meri Huws says her vision is of a Wales where the Welsh language plays a completely central role in public life.
First task of Commissioner:to identify which orgs & companies will be required to comply & to see if they are complying.
Qualifications are: public sector, utilities, telecom companies & businesses receiving more than £400k public money per year.
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