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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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.
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.
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.
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”.
This weekend two first ministers went head to head with their competing views on the future of the Union.
Left Foot Forward’s Devolution Correspondent Ed Jacobs looks ahead to what 2013 has in store for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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.