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First Minister’s vision for Wales

Updated on April 16, 2013

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


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