The Policy Development Committee

Chloe Hutchinson

Executive Officer for Policy Development, Chair of the Committee and Acting Representative to the Federal Policy Committee


Jane Dodds MS

Party Leader


Brendan Roberts

Representative from Welsh Young Liberals

Alison Alexander

Ordinary Member

Simon Spencer

Ordinary Member

Preben Vangberg

Ordinary Member

Mike O'Carroll

Ordinary Member

Leena Farhat

Diversity Officer (NON-VOTING)


The currently vacant position on the Committee are:

Name Role
VACANT The representative of the UK Parliamentary Group
VACANT The representative from Local Government
VACANT The representative from Conference Committee

You can find out more about each member of the committee by clicking on their name.

Contact the Policy Development Committee:


The responsibilities of the Committee are:

  1. Developing the Party’s policies on all matters devolved to the Senedd or are the responsibility of Welsh Ministers;
  2. Providing political policy support and advice to the Party’s candidates, elected representatives, and political appointees to external bodies;
  3. Recommending the motions to be debated at Conference;
  4. Considering reports from the Party’s representative to the Federal Policy Committee;
  5. Preparing the Party’s election manifestos;
  6. Developing relationships with the third sector, charities and other appropriate organisations;
  7. Ensuring Party policies reflect the needs of diverse communities; and
  8. The discharge of such other functions as the Conference or the Constitution shall allocate to it.

Further details can be found in the Party's constitution.

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