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Labour leader Ed Miliband says a future Labour government wouldn't be able to afford to follow Wales and make prescriptions free.
But he told our Political Editor Adrian Masters that he trusts Carwyn Jones' judgement when it comes to the scheme in Wales.
"I think that's a matter for Carwyn - that's his judgement and that's a judgement I totally trust" he said.
"You know, it's different ways of allocating resources".
The Scottish Labour leader, Johann Lamont, has renewed her attack on the SNP government's introduction of universal benefits, such as free prescriptions, pioneered by Labour in Wales. She told her party's conference that poorer families are paying for Alex Salmond's 'tax break for the rich'.
In the Senedd, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, was asked by the Conservative AM Janet Finch Saunders to respond to Ms Lamont's criticism of universal free prescriptions, available even to people who earn over £100,000 a year.
The Shadow Welsh Secretary says the nation's 'thoughts and prayers' are with missing five-year-old April Jones and her family.
Owen Smith briefly delayed his speech at the Labour Party's annual conference in Manchester to show his support to the Machynlleth community.
The Shadow Welsh Secretary has told Labour's conference in Manchester that change may be needed 'to accomodate the ambitions' of those who want more decision-making in Wales and Scotland. Owen Smith told delegates that 'devolution is delivering' but that Wales is better off as part of the UK.
Welsh Conservatives have attacked the First Minister's claims in his speech to Labour's conference as 'pure fantasy.' Carwyn Jones listed achievements that he said showed his government's 'fairness in action.' Opposition leader Andrew RT Davies said:
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Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith MP tells Labour's conference that the people of Wales want more decision-making but to remain in the UK
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