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Senior Welsh Conservatives have renewed their attacks on the Welsh Government's handling of public services. It comes on the second day of their party's conference in Llangollen. Our Political Editor Adrian Masters was there.
Political Editor Adrian Masters talks to two Conservative candidates at their party's conference in Llangollen. Laura Knightly will contest Alyn and Deeside in 2015 and Craig Williams is standing in Cardiff North.
Welsh Secretary David Jones defends his party's sustained criticism of the Welsh Government. Speaking to Political Editor Adrian Masters at the Welsh Conservative conference in Llangollen he said it was justifiable scrutiny of Labour's performance.
The two most senior figures in the Welsh Conservatives will return to the matter which has so divided them in recent months and led to the sacking of four Tory frontbenchers. But they've put their differences aside, or at least won't be referring to them in public this weekend.
David Jones and Andrew RT Davies will both deliver speeches to the Welsh Conservative conference in Llangollen. They'll both criticise Labour's record of running public services here in Wales and they'll both highlight what their party is achieving for Wales through the UK Government.
They'll both also talk about the devolution of income tax power to Wales but you won't be able to spot much difference between them on the form of income tax power which is being devolved. No mention of the dreaded 'lockstep.'
It doesn't mean the differences have gone away though. It was pointed out to me that the Prime Minister's repeated references to Andrew RT Davies and his commitment to low taxes in Wales amounted to an implicit endorsement of his stance.
But if the differences remain, the heat has certainly been taken out of the dispute in public at least. Anyway, most of this weekend's speeches have concentrated on attacking Welsh Labour's running of public services in Wales.
That at least is something on which they can all agree.
The Welsh Conservative leader will accuse Labour ministers in Cardiff of being 'in office but not in control.'
Andrew RT Davies is expected to pick up on Welsh Labour's claim that repeated criticism of its running of public services amounts to a 'war on Wales.' Mr Davies will say the Conservatives are fighting, but fighting against Labour.
The Welsh Secretary will call on the First Minister to commit to a referendum on income tax powers for Wales or risk being seen as 'the Peter Pan of Welsh politics.' David Jones will tell his party's conference in Llangollen that tax responsibility is part of 'grown up government.'
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies will say the transfer of some powers over tax to the Welsh Government is an 'historic' opportunity to 'put more money back into people's pockets.'
He'll expected to tell delegates to the Welsh Conservative conference in Llangollen that devolution of tax responsibility for taxes is not about power for power's sake:
Welsh Secretary David Jones is expected to continue the criticism of Labour's record of running public services during his speech to the Welsh Conservative conference.
He'll tell delegates in Llangollen that 'for thirteen years in Government at Westminster, Labour took Wales for granted. Treated it as a place they thought they could safely neglect.' In particular, he'll say that Labour has neglected the health service.
It won't just be an attack on the management of the Welsh NHS. David Jones is expected to criticise the education system in Wales and the First Minister's response to poor performance in international PISA comparison tests.
Welsh Secretary David Jones and Assembly Opposition Leader Andrew RT Davies will be the main speakers for the second day of the Welsh Conservatives' conference in Llandudno. Both are expected to continue the criticism of Labour's record of running public services here in Wales.
The UK Government has launched another scathing attack on the Welsh Health Service today, saying Offa's Dyke is now "the line between life and death". That comment came as the Conservative Party Conference got underway in Llangollen.
But the criticism comes on the same day that a report into health services in the different nations of the UK found that, on the whole there isn't a significant difference between them. Rob Osborne reports.