Schedule for Oral Questions

Published 24/09/2020   |   Last Updated 24/09/2020   |   Reading Time minutes

Oral Questions are tabled each week to be answered in Plenary by the First Minister; and every four weeks for answer by Welsh Ministers, Deputy Ministers, the Counsel General and the Senedd Commission.

Schedule for Oral Questions

Officer Dates
First Minister Every Tuesday between 13.30 – 14.15 for a maximum of 45 minutes during Senedd sitting weeks, except for once every four sitting weeks where the item will be scheduled for 60 minutes and the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip will answer questions for the last 15 minutes of this session on matters relating to her responsibilities.
Welsh Ministers Every Wednesday 13.30 – 15.00 for a maximum of 45 minutes each on a rotational basis during Senedd sitting weeks. This includes the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition in respect of his or her Minister for European Transition responsibilities.
Counsel General Once every four sitting weeks on Tuesday for a maximum of 30 minutes in respect of his or her law officer responsibilities.
Senedd Commission Once every four sitting weeks on Wednesdays for a maximum of 30 minutes starting on 29 June 2016