Responding to Welsh Government claims that opposition parties 'chickened out' of raising criticism of ministers' handling of AWEMA during First Minister's Questions, a Welsh Liberal Democrat spokesman says:
Name calling and goading of opposition parties is a futile attempt to distract from very serious concerns about the incompetence of Labour ministers in dealing with AWEMA.
Nineteen critical reports about government grant management, half a million pounds of Welsh tax payers’ money wasted and lessons still not being learnt – all of this under Labour’s watch.
The maturity of this Labour Government is reflected in their “spokesperson’s” comments.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt comes under fire over a critical report into the Welsh Government's supervision of the failed charity AWEMA
The former CEO of the now-defunct charity AWEMA defends himself against allegations of financial and managerial impropriety.
There were ‘weaknesses’ in the way the Welsh Government managed the funding of now-defunct Welsh charity AWEMA, says the Wales Audit Office.