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UK POLITICS: Wales, Scotland to Pose Challenge to Theresa May’s Brexit Plans: Report

UK POLITICS: Wales, Scotland to Pose Challenge to Theresa May’s Brexit Plans: Report

May’s bill will make it possible for Whitehall to “hijack” powers during Brexit process that should be passed to Cardiff, according to Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones.

“The UK Government is being rigid in its approach. It’s saying there is only one way. It’s acting as if it won a majority at the election in June. It didn’t,” Jones told The Independent.

“We will not consent to the bill as it is, and if they plough on that will spark a difficult constitutional problem. The House of Lords will also take a dim view of the UK Government ignoring the wish of democratically elected assemblies.”

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WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

The YouGov survey released on Monday showed a massive 16-point shift towards the Welsh Labour, putting it ahead of Tories 44 percent to 34 percent.

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WALES POLITICS: Leanne Wood Says Theresa May Should Be ‘Empty Chaired’ If She Refuses General Election TV Debates

WALES POLITICS: Leanne Wood Says Theresa May Should Be ‘Empty Chaired’ If She Refuses General Election TV Debates

Leanne Wood says the debates should do ahead with or without Theresa May. ‘I am happy to debate with her but it looks like she is running scared of scrutiny.’

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.

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SCOTLAND: UK Has ‘No Mandate’ For Hard Brexit – Scottish Nationalists

SCOTLAND: UK Has ‘No Mandate’ For Hard Brexit – Scottish Nationalists

SNP has said June’s result may re-open the case for another referendum on Scottish independence after 2014’s vote to stay in the UK.

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SCOTLAND: Theresa May Ignores Scotland Over Brexit – Sturgeon

SCOTLAND: Theresa May Ignores Scotland Over Brexit – Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon accused Theresa May of ignoring Scots over Britain’s exit from EU after British Prime Minister indicated that Scotland will not have a veto.

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UK: Jeremy Corbyn ‘Confident’ Of Support In Wales

UK: Jeremy Corbyn ‘Confident’ Of Support In Wales

“No-one and no community will ever be left behind by Labour,” Jeremy Corbyn said.

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UK: England, Wales ‘Shocking’ Lack Of Diversity In Police

Labour MP Vaz: “If we compare figures from 1999, 2015, representation of the population in our police forces has progressed at snail’s pace.

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