Welsh MPs in special debate

The Secretary of State for Wales, Cheryl Gillan, will face Welsh MPs today in a special debate at Westminster. The opposition will be led for the first time by the new Shadow Welsh Secretary, Owen Smith.

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'Drift, dither and denial' - Shadow Welsh Secretary attack on UK Government

Labour's new Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith marked his first appearance in the role in a House of Commons debate with a withering attack on the UK Government's programme of legislation. He made his comments during a day-long meeting of the Welsh Grand committee.

Below you can see his remarks as well as the equally withering response of the Welsh Secretary, Cheryl Gillan. Apologies for the sound quality - the acoustics in the committee room left a lot to be desired.

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