Wales Office


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Wales Office

A department of the British government responsible for the administration of devolution of power from the central government to the Welsh regional government. The office represents Welsh interests in the government. It was established in 2003.
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From high street florists to local bookshops, Small Business Saturday (5 Dec) is the time to celebrate and show our support for our local enterprises, Wales Office Ministers said today.
Mr Lucas said he was "very disappointed" that the Wales Office had not conducted a consultation on the impact of the policy.
Clwyd West Conservative MP David Jones lost his position at the helm of the Wales Office in David Cameron's pre-election reshuffle, but his successor was quick to point out he understood the economic importance of the region.
MOVING the Wales Office just a few hundred yards from one part of Cardiff Bay to another cost taxpayers more than PS560,000, it has been revealed.
Air fare spending was up from nothing to PS27,948 over the same period in the Wales Office and by PS10,000 at Education in 2012.
A Wales Office spokesperson said: "Our aim has always been to make the legislative arrangements in Wales work effectively, and we have made it clear that we are committed to working with the Assembly and the Welsh Government with a view to resolving questions of competence on any future Bills at an early stage.
CAROLINE Flint, the former Europe Minister, spent much of last week bombarding the Wales Office with queries about its gas arrangements.
But Mr Hain, the new Leader of the House, said: "I remain Secretary of State for Wales as well, and the Wales Office will continue.
Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns today reaffirmed the UK Government s commitment to introducing a funding floor for the very first time alongside the Spending Review.
The Wales Office is expected to publish the legislation for the next wave of Welsh devolution in the coming weeks but Mr Jones said he would not accept anything which amounted to an "English veto over Welsh laws".
THE Wales Office has let down people in North Wales who are being hit by high prices at the pump at a time of rising energy costs, according to Labour Anglesey MP Albert Owen.
A WALES Office plan to exclude most MPs from a debate on a key report recommending tax-varying powers for Wales has been attacked by opposition MPs.

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