Petition of the Year 2023

How can you make lasting change in Wales?

Starting a petition can change the lives of people in your community, and right across Wales. 

A petition to improve water safety and prevent drowning has been voted Petition of the Year 2023.

Congratulations to petitioner Leeanne Bartley.

Five petitions were nominated for Petition of the Year 2023. Find out more about the petitions below. 

Nominated Petitions

Nominations for Petition of the Year 2023

Hear how the five nominations for Petition of the Year 2023 used their voices to make lasting change.

Have your voice heard

Is there an issue you would like to raise to the Senedd?

One of most effective ways to get your voice heard is to sign or start a petition.

All petitions with more than 250 signatures are discussed at the Petitions Committee.

If a petition gets 10,000 signatures, it will be considered for a debate in the Senedd.



The Petitions Committee belongs to everybody in Wales. Anyone who is determined to make a difference could see their petition considered or debated in the Senedd. These five petitions have had a significant impact - from raising awareness to Welsh Government policy changes - each one has made a difference to people in Wales.

Jack Sargeant MS

Chair of the Petitions Committee



More about the Petitions Committee