Call for tougher punishments for misbehaving AMs

There's a call for harsher sanctions at the Senedd. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA

A group of AMs says misbehaving Welsh Assembly Members should face tougher punishments.

At present, AMs can only be suspended if they breach their code of conduct for a handful of offences like breaking strict financial rules.

But an Assembly committee wants the power to exclude AMs to be extended when Senedd politicians have shown poor "personal conduct".


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