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Queen praises 'remarkable' and 'forward looking' assembly

The Queen praised the "remarkable record of achievement" of the Welsh Assembly as she officially welcomed its new members.

Speaking in The Senedd, she said that even though it is "relatively young", it has established a reputation as "strong, accessible and forward-looking".

Since being established, she said the people of Wales can be proud of the innovation and leadership it has shown and how its members have engaged with a broad audience.

The Queen officially opened the assembly on Tuesday morning.

  • 07 Jun 2016
  • From the section Wales