Group Says 'Yes' Vote's No Guarantee of Power
A 'YES' vote in a new devolution referendum would leave the Assembly with fewer powers than the Scottish Parliament and even cause legal wrangling over its remit, an influential pressure group said last night.
Even if the Assembly was allowed to create its own legislation without recourse to Westminster - a move that, by law, requires a referendum - it would still not have powers over issues such as policing and justice, which are devolved in Scotland.
The Tomorrow's Wales organisation, founded by Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan, says in a briefing paper the limits on a future Assembly's powers is not well understood. The paper warns of possible future legal …
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Publication information: Article title: Group Says 'Yes' Vote's No Guarantee of Power. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: July 26, 2008. Page number: 3. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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