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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A spokeswoman for the Wales Office said it was more appropriate for Welsh Government ministers to give evidence to AMs and that Mr Cairns regularly appeared before MPs.
A Brexit-inspired bank holiday, scrapping the Wales Office, BBC privatisation and a commission to organise general election leaders' debates are among a raft of proposed laws drafted by MPs.
The Wales Office expects the removal of the charges to boost the South Wales economy by around PS100m a year.
Wales Office Minister Guto Bebb has welcomed today's backing by the Prime Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, calling it "great news for North Wales".
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.
Mr Bebb had served as a Wales Office minister and as a government whip.
The Wales Office has announced that AMs and Welsh ministers are to gain new water powers.
A RECRUITMENT firm says its North Wales office has been a success since opening two years ago.
The Wales Office Minister will meet the Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) and the National Farmers Union (NFU) where he will hear the FUWs proposals on how to encourage the public to buy British farm produce wherever possible.

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