The Welsh Government is hitting back at criticism from the Liberal Democrats over its response to last week's Audit report into its supervision of the failed charity AWEMA by turning the focus back onto the Lib Dems and claims they've made about Labour links to AWEMA. A government source says:
Back in February of this year, the Welsh Lib Dems made some totally unsubstantiated claims about Labour Party involvement in this issue. We now know, none of their smearing was in any way true. Perhaps it’s time the Welsh Libs Dems apologised for misleading the public and the media.
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.