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Finance Minister Jane Hutt says a recent increase of £161m in capital funding announced in the Chancellor's budget isn't all that it seems. She tells Political Editor Adrian Masters that it 'has strings attached' and much of it could have to be repaid.
Opposition leader Andrew RT Davies has criticised Finance Minister Jane Hutt for saying that budget cuts which kick in next week will cause the 'most challenging years since devolution.' Mr Davies says the Welsh Government needs to get its priorities right.
As part of her attack on UK Government spending cuts, Finance Minister Jane Hutt has dismissed as 'not extra money' an increase of £161m in capital funding which was announced in the Chancellor's recent budget.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt says services here in Wales will be put under 'considerable pressure' by a range of cuts which she says will lead to the 'most challenging years since devolution.'
Finance Minister Jane Hutt is blaming UK Government budget cuts for what she says will be 'the most challenging years since devolution.' And she's dismissing an extra £161m announced in the Chancellor's recent budget as 'not extra money.'