Secretary of State for Wales


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Secretary of State for Wales

The head of the Wales Office, which is the department of the British government responsible for the administration of devolution of power from the central government to the Welsh regional government. He/she represents Welsh interests in the government. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns said: "Wales makes a significant contribution to the unique makeup of the UK's tech industry particularly in fintech, artificial intelligence and cyber security."
Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns reaffirmed the UK Governments commitment to the Welsh language in his first meeting with the new Welsh Language Commissioner, Aled Roberts at the Urdd National Eisteddfod.
Leading directors from two Welsh tech companies were among 13 Welsh directors acknowledged at yesterday's IoD Wales' Director of the Year Awards 2019 The awards were attended by trade secretary Liam Fox and Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales.
Their report reads: "The committee also requested the Secretary of State for Wales give evidence to the committee, given his requirement to report annually under section 23 on the implementation and operation of the Wales Act 2014.
QNA Doha Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns said that Qatar is a very important country for the United Kingdom, pointing out that Qatar Airways'(QA) launch for its first direct flight to the British city of Cardiff on Monday reflected the strength of relations between the two countries.
Alun Cairns, secretary of state for Wales at the UK government in an interview with Gulf Times in Doha.
Announcing the change on Thursday, secretary of state for Wales Alun Cairns said: "I'm delighted to announce that - with the agreement of the Prime Minister and Her Majesty The Queen - the Second Severn Crossing will be renamed the Prince of Wales Bridge."
Details of the arrangement have been formally agreed in Cardiff between HM Treasury's Danny Alexander and David Gauke, the secretary of state for Wales Stephen Crabb and the Welsh government finance minister Jane Hutt.
As the first person to serve as Secretary of State for Wales (between 1964 and 1966), Griffiths arguably provided the most lasting legacy of all.
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Owen Smith, said the public would be outraged at Mr Jones's laziness.
Teresa Carnall, from Rhos-on-Sea, joined former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Rachel Lomax and other inspirational female businesswomen at Whitehall event hosted by Secretary of State for Wales Cheryl Gillan.
Mr Hain's dramatic departure as Work and Pensions Secretary and Secretary of State for Wales was announced minutes after the Electoral Commission said it was referring the row over his late declaration of pounds 103,000 in funding to Scotland Yard.
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