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David Jones today used his speech at the Conservative Party Conference to criticise Labour for failing to use devolution effectively to deal with Wales' problems.
The Welsh Secretary called on ministers to work more closely with the UK Government.
Meanwhile, Andrew RT Davies has questioned the future of the Secretary of State's role.
The Welsh Secretary has accused Labour of failing to use devolution to deal with Wales' problems.
David Jones told the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester that Welsh ministers must work more closely with the UK Government.
The Welsh Conservative leader has urged the UK government to stop delaying a decision on transferring some tax powers to Wales. Earlier this week the Prime Minister reused to set a date for a decision on the transfer.
It's been delayed for several months already because of a consultation on devolving stamp duty land tax. But Andrew RT Davies says there's a danger that any further wait could risk it being lost altogether.
The Welsh Secretary is expected to urge ministers in Cardiff Bay to do more to 'align' the economy of Wales with that of England. David Jones is expected to tell the Conservative conference in Manchester that Wales is 'diverging' from England 'for the worse
The Welsh Conservative leader has called for a debate on abolishing the Wales Office. Andrew RT Davies says creating a powerful 'Department of the Nations' could give Wales a stronger voice in Westminster than the current set-up.
It's being seen as a veiled criticism of the present Wales Office which is led by a Conservative Secretary of State. Andrew RT Davies says change could prevent Wales being 'marginalised' at a UK level.
The Prime Minister has refused to say when there'll be a decision on giving the Welsh Government some tax and borrowing powers. A decision had been expected last Spring but David Cameron says there is now no date planned.
The Tory leader has also repeated his criticism of the Welsh Government's handling of the health service. He's been speaking to our Political Editor Adrian Masters.
Chancellor George Osborne says the "something for nothing" culture is over, as he announced tough new rules for the long-term unemployed.
Under plans set out during the conference, jobseekers will have to volunteer for up to 30 hours a week or face a cut in their benefits. Owain Phillips reports.
The leader of the Opposition at the Welsh Assembly Andrew RT Davies is backing Chancellor George Osborne's plans to make the long term unemployed earn their benefits with full time work in the community.Mr Davies has been speaking at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Andrew RT Davies, the leader of the Conservatives in the Welsh Assembly, says his party is ambitious and wants to create a more prosperous Wales.
He was speaking ahead of the party's conference which kicks off in Manchester today where he condemned Labour in Wales for strangling the Welsh economy.