Miliband promises to give Wales more powers

Labour leader Ed Miliband has promised a Welsh parliament with sweeping new powers over ports, energy and a 'greater say' over policing, at the Welsh Labour Conference in Swansea.

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Miliband says it's 'one rule for the rich' under Cameron

Labour leader Ed Miliband will today tell the Welsh Labour Conference that his party will "govern without fear or favour" so that the same rules apply to the richest and most powerful as to everyone else.

Ed Miliband is in Swansea today - as his campaign to become the UK's next Prime Minister continues. Credit: PA

In his speech in Swansea, he will return to his attacks on the boss of Boots for being a tax exile and on a Conservative peer's use of a Swiss bank account.

Two weeks ago, the British people were being told how to vote by a billionaire who doesn’t even pay tax in the United Kingdom and has moved the HQ of his company, Boots, from Nottingham to Switzerland.

This week, there were a series of revelations over industrial scale tax avoidance at HSBC in Switzerland which this government had known about even when it appointed its chairman as a trade minister.

And then just on Thursday the man appointed to be Treasurer of the Conservative Party first threatened to sue me for saying he was a tax avoider then announced that ‘everyone is a tax avoider’ and he was just guilty of ‘vanilla tax avoidance’.

But in fact, this isn’t really about Lord Fink, Stefano Pessina, David Cameron or me.

It is about something bigger and deeper about our economy, our society and kind of country we want to live in.

But in Britain today we risk having one rule for the rich and powerful and another for everybody else.

– Labour Leader Ed Miliband MP

The conference will also hear the Labour's leader in Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones. He'll claim that his "active, positive and interventionist government" has shown what the party can do, even in tough times. He is also expected to announce a new scheme aimed at Welsh entrepreneurs.

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