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Queen's Speech

Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan MP will formally present the UK Government's legislative programme to the National Assembly for Wales announced in the Queen's Speech on 9th May 2012

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UK Government needs to wake up to the scale of the crisis.

Plaid Cymru's leader Leanne Wood is accusing the UK Government of having failed to wake up to the scale of the economic crisis. she went on to say that the Queen's speech contained no measure for jobs

During these tough economic times the priorities of the people of Wales are jobs, wages and their standard of living.These priorities are being totally ignored by the UK Government.

Our alternative legislative programme for the UK outlined a range of proposals that would kickstart the economy. We want to see the electrification of Wales's railway network and economic investment throughout the nation. We have also called for for full control over our own energy resources and water so that Wales can harness the full potential of the green economy.

– Leanne Wood, Leader of Plaid Cymru

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