Former Northern Ireland Secretary Paul Murphy has joined other senior figures in marking the 15th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. As minister during Mo Mowlam's period in office, the Torfaen MP was fully involved in the negotiations leading up to the agreement.
But he has a warning against complacency, saying that despite the success of the Good Friday Agreement, efforts to maintain peace in Northern Ireland must continue.
Former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy is a Papal Knight of Saint Gregory, an honour bestowed on him by the previous Pope John Paul II. He's just issued this statement:
Former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy has urged the UK Government to transfer control over some minor taxes as soon as possible.
He said it would trigger the borrowing powers he claimed are vital for the Welsh Government.
In reply, the current Welsh Secretary David Jones acknowledged that the transfer of smaller taxes could be added to other legislation going through parliament.
During a debate on proposed changes the Assembly's electoral system, MPs were told that the Prime Minister did not tell the First Minister that any changes would be decided by Assembly members.
The difference of recollection emerged in this exchange between former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy and Wales Office minister David Jones:
Mr Murphy responded by saying 'In that case, someone's telling untruths.'