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 is to emphasise the role that Wales coastal industries will play as Britain prepares to leave the EU, in a visit the Port of Mostyn later today.
It comes as Mr Lewis wrote to Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, asking him why he "doesn't support" devolving the PS75 long-haul tax to the Welsh Government.
NORTH Wales could get its own version of the Assembly as Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns said more power should be given to Welsh regions.
I know that the Secretary of State for Wales will be pushing at cabinet for exactly that'.
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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.
Instead he will be the Secretary of State for Wales.
In the early 1980s the Secretary of State for Wales appointed Davies to a working party to look at future provision for the mentally handicapped in Wales.
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