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Support for Welsh independence grows as confusion reigns over Labour’s plans to finance devolution

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Will Labour keep the Barnett Formula intact as pledged in today’s Daily Record in Scotland, or will it reform system of funding as Carwyn Jones has argued?

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Cameron doesn’t give ‘two hoots’ about Welsh NHS, says first minister

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The Welsh first minister has claimed that David Cameron “doesn’t care two hoots about the NHS in Wales”.

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Tax proposals ‘useless’, argues Welsh First Minister

The First Minister of Wales has declared that the tax varying powers being offered to the Welsh government are “pretty much useless”.

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‘Enough is enough’ – Wales’s message to Osborne

In the latest instalment of Labour’s on-going expectation’s management effort to level with the public about what it can and can’t achieve in such a difficult financial environment, Carwyn Jones who, as first minister of Wales remains the leader of the only Labour government in the country, has warned of further cuts to come to unprotected budgets.

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Wales standing up to UK austerity, argues First Minister

Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones has told AMs that Wales is making progress in “the most difficult economic circumstances” and that the Welsh government is “standing up” to UK government austerity and welfare policies.

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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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Wales could lose out on £400 million due to EU budget cut, warns first minister

Wales is set to lose out financially because of the cut in the EU budget agreed by David Cameron and other European leaders.

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Jones warns of Welsh NHS “collapse” without reform

Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones has issued a stark warning the Welsh NHS faces collapse without reorganisation.

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Lab 2012: Lamont and Jones stand their ground

Johann Lamont and Carwyn Jones maintained their opposing positions on universality and “freebies” in speeches to the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.

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Jones publishes annual report and calls for more powers for Wales

A year after Labour took control of the ministerial levers of power in Wales, first minister Carwyn Jones has today issued the very first annual report.

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