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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Wales Secretary Alun Cairns was challenged by his Labour shadow Christina Rees to explain his support for the Conservative leadership frontrunner, saying a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for the Welsh economy.
Wales Secretary Alun Cairns was yesterday challenged by his Labour shadow Christina Rees to explain his support for the Conservative leadership frontrunner, saying a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for the Welsh economy.
Unite Wales secretary Andy Richards urged all concerned to "work night and day to secure alternative future work".
Muslim Council of Wales secretary general Saleem Kidwai denounced the killers as "criminals and terrorists".
PCS Wales secretary Peter Harris said as Wales was more heavily dependent on the public sector the cut were having a "very serious impact" on the country.
The Wales Secretary sold the house in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, in November for pounds 320,000.
New Wales Secretary Paul Murphy admitted yesterday it was a complete surprise to return to the Cabinet on Thursday almost three years after quitting the Government.
Northern Ireland and Wales Secretary Peter Hain insists people have a "civic duty" to vote.
FOOTBALL Association of Wales secretary David Collins insisted today John Toshack is the man for the Wales job.
Hughes and FA of Wales secretary general David Collins went to Nyon to present the Welsh appeal, and were frustrated and angry when it was rejected for a second time.
Bethan Sayed - Plaid Cymru AM, South Wales West; Mick Antoniw - Welsh Labour AM, Pontypridd; Shav Taj - Wales secretary, PCS; Cerith Griffith - executive council member, FBU Cymru/Wales; Len Arthur - People's Assembly Wales Claudia Boes - Women's Strike Assembly Cymu; Kris Hedges/ Lyn Eynon - joint secretary, Stand Up To Racism Cardiff; Mary Winter - chair, People Assembly RCT; Alice Taherzadeh - Cardiff Extinction Rebellion; Helena Evans - Wales Equality Alliance; Adam Johannes - Stop the War; Jeff Hurford - Cardiff Palestine Solidarity Campaign; Helen O'Sullivan - Abortion Rights Cardiff; Pat Gregory - chair, Welsh Labour Grassroots Cardiff and Vale; Dr Meredith Miller - Cardiff University
Wales secretary Alun Cairns said their products were now found in more than 22 countries.
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