Regional pay row

Unions hit out at Plaid Cymru calls for transfer of public sector pay and conditions to Welsh Government while Assembly members vote to oppose UK Government plans to introduce regional pay levels.

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Analysis: All four Welsh political parties oppose UK regional pay

The declaration by Shadow Finance Minister, Paul Davies AM that Welsh Conservatives want to 'put on record that (they) are against introducing a regional pay system in the United Kingdom' ends a level of uncertainty about the Assembly group's position which had previously been to express 'concerns.'

It means that both Welsh Liberal Democrats and Welsh Conservatives are opposed to a move which their parties in government at Westminster are moving towards. It also means that all four Welsh parties are on record opposing the introduction of regional pay.

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