Assembly elections reform plans

The Welsh Secretary, Cheryl Gillan, has published a consultation on whether the Assembly should have fewer constituency AMs and more elected from regional lists.

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First Minister urges David Cameron to 'remain true to his word' on Assembly vote system changes

The First Minister has responded to the statement by Number 10 I told you about earlier and urged David Cameron to 'stay true to his word.' Here's what Carwyn Jones had to say:

This is not what I was told by the Prime Minister. I have made itrepeatedly clear that changing the electoral system for the Assembly,without the consent of the people of Wales, is wrong and dangerous. Italso sends an unfortunate message to the people of Scotland ahead of theindependence referendum.I call on the Prime Minister to remain true to his word and stateclearly that changes in the way AMs are elected, will not be forced onthe people of Wales without their consent.

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