Tag Archives: devolution

UK Labour lovebomb Wales

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Shadow Welsh Secretary, Owen Smith, has launched a scathing attack on the UK Government for launching a politically motivated “war on Wales” to shore up their position in England.

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Ed is right to talk about devolution, the public who experience it understand and embrace it

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By trusting people to design and deliver the services they need and use we get better outcomes.

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Devolving greater powers must be accompanied by clarity on what binds us

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Scotland’s referendum has led to re-engagement with social citizenship but we must engage at all times – not only when our unity is under threat.

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Labour must gain power so we can give it away

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Labour needs to show it is serious about public service reform.

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Proposals to be published to boost powers for Wales

The UK government is today expected to publish draft legislation that would pave the way for the Welsh Assembly and government to be given greater powers and freedoms to raise money.

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The debate on tax and borrowing in Wales continues

A think tank has called for devolved powers over stamp duty for the Welsh Government and there are continuing calls for Cardiff to have borrowing powers.

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Scottish Tories split on devolution

A former Conservative Scottish secretary has called (£) moves by the party north of the border to increase the powers afforded to the Scottish Parliament a “suicide mission”.

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Devolution is better bet that independence, argues Carwyn Jones

This weekend two first ministers went head to head with their competing views on the future of the Union.

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What does 2013 hold for devolution?

Left Foot Forward’s Devolution Correspondent Ed Jacobs looks ahead to what 2013 has in store for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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The message is clear across the UK – it’s time to change course now

The UK braces ahead of the autumn statement tomorrow and the message from all the nations is clear – now is the time to change course.

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