Welsh budget: Labour and Plaid Cymru agree £119m deal

Welsh budget: Labour and Plaid Cymru agree £119m deal

Extra money for health, colleges, councils and the Welsh language has been promised after Plaid Cymru agreed a £119m deal to back Labour's budget.
With no majority, the Welsh Government needs some opposition support to get its £15bn spending plans passed.
Plaid leader Leanne Wood told BBC Wales on Monday a deal had been done.
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said the agreement gave a "kick start" to key priorities, as he prepares to give AMs more details on Tuesday.
However, the Welsh Conservatives criticised the deal, saying they were the "real opposition" to Labour.... read more

18 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 35
Source: BBC

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