The First Minister says the Welsh Government has reached an agreement with Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats on new rules on council tax benefits schemes. Carwyn Jones was speaking at his monthly news conference.
The regulations must be approved before January so that local councils can implement them. Assembly Members have been recalled during their Christmas break, and will be back in Cardiff Bay on 19 December to try to push them through.
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The First Minister says he's reached agreement with Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats ahead of next week's Assembly recall.
The Assembly could be recalled after the Welsh Government failed to push through new council tax benefit rules