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.
Ahead of today’s budget, the Welsh government has called on the chancellor to encourage and support investment in vital infrastructure projects.
The prime minister has been criticised for announcing plans to provide a council tax rebate to families hit by flooding without clarifying that the rebates would be available in England only.
A majority of Welsh Assembly members would like to see an increase in their numbers to cope with the ever increasing workload.
The First Minister of Wales has declared that the tax varying powers being offered to the Welsh government are “pretty much useless”.
Doctors’ leaders have welcomed changes being made to GP contracts in Wales which will reduce bureaucracy and improve access for patients to GP surgeries.
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.