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First Minister’s vision for Wales
Carwyn Jones issued an ultimatum to the UK government to devolve powers over policing to Wales.
The first minister emphasised that Wales should have a policing powers in Wales. This would include the courts prisons and probation and a separate legal jurisdiction.
Mr. Jones said that criminal and justice are now “the only mainstream public services which are not devolved to Wales.”
The Welsh Government also wants to have a shorter timescale for devolving powers to rail services and infrastructure.
The law-making power of the National Assembly for Wales was held on 3rd of March. The referendum was resulted of overall 63.49% said ‘Yes’ and 36.51% said ‘No’.
A Plaid Cymru spokesperson said: “While we are pleased with the direction of travel from the Welsh Government, this is very much slow lane approach of power at Westminster.”
By: Roland Andujar Adala