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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