The First Minister, Carwyn Jones has established a Commission on Justice in Wales. The Commission is to be chaired by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd when he steps down from his responsibilities as Lord Chief Justice in England and Wales. Other members of the Commission includes, Simon Davies, Professor Elwen Evans QC Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones, Juliet Lyon CBE, Sarah Payne CBE, Professor Rick Rawlings, Peter Vaughan QPM CStJDl and Sir Wyn Williams.
The terms of reference are to review the operation of the justice system in Wales and set a long term vision for its future with a view to:
The work of the Commission will begin in December and conclude in 2019 with a report of findings and recommendations.