Devolution: Wales

Wales Office written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, with reference to the Written Statement by the Secretary of State for Scotland, HCWS282 whether he plans to bring forward proposals to amend the draft Wales Bill to include a requirement that the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Government should not be abolished except on the basis of a decision of the people of Wales.

Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb The Secretary of State for Wales

Clause 1 of the draft Wales Bill reflected the equivalent clause in the Scotland Bill on the date of publication. The Government will consider carefully whether any changes to the wording of the Scotland Bill clause should be reflected for Wales in the Wales Bill

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