The Welsh first minister will today call for a new “Union mindset” that seeks to provide a greater voice and role for the devolved institutions in UK affairs.
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David Cameron’s ongoing battle over the future of devolution continues unabated as he opens yet another area of tension, this time with Wales.
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?
The Welsh first minister has claimed that David Cameron “doesn’t care two hoots about the NHS in Wales”.
The First Minister of Wales has declared that the tax varying powers being offered to the Welsh government are “pretty much useless”.
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.
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.
This weekend two first ministers went head to head with their competing views on the future of the Union.
Wales is set to lose out financially because of the cut in the EU budget agreed by David Cameron and other European leaders.