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New Shadow Welsh Secretary

Pontypridd MP, Owen Smith is favourite to replace Peter Hain as Shadow Welsh Secretary as he steps down to lead a campaign in Parliament for the building of a Severn Barrage.

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Owen Smith confirmed as new Shadow Welsh Secretary

Owen Smith has been the MP for Pontypridd since 2010 Credit: ITV News Wales

Pontypridd MP Owen Smith has been confirmed as the new Shadow Welsh Secretary. He replaces Peter Hain who confirmed yesterday that he was stepping down from the role in order to campaign for a Severn Barrage.

Mr Smith will be giving his first TV interview in Wales Tonight at 6pm

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