Democracy and Sustainability

Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas

19 March 2014

Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Assembly Member and former Chair of the National Assembly’s Environment and Sustainability Committee, will be outlining the work of Committee at Aberystwyth University, tomorrow, 20 March 2014.

The lecture “Democracy and Sustainability” is part of the Climate Change Consortium Wales (C3W) lecture series and will start at 6.30pm in the Biology Main lecture theatre, Edward Llwyd Building on Penglais Campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

The National Assembly’s Environment and Sustainability Committee was established in 2011 with a remit to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing the maintenance, development and planning of Wales’s natural environment and energy resources.

Dafydd Elis-Thomas became the first Assembly Member to represent Dwyfor Meirionydd in May 2007 after representing Meirionnydd Nant Conwy from 1999 to 2007.

He was Member of Parliament for Meirionnydd from 1974 to 1983 and Meirionnydd Nant Conwy from 1983 to 1992.

On leaving the Commons he was nominated to the Lords in 1992 and was Chair of the Welsh Language Board from 1993 to 1999.

Complimentary drinks will be available before the lecture between 6.00-6.30pm in IBERS bach (located next to the Edward Llwyd building).

This lecture will be delivered in Welsh with simultaneous English translation (provided via personal headset).