MPs debate Wales tax powers

MPs get their first chance to debate proposals which would see some tax-raising powers, including part of the income tax system, transferred to the Welsh Government

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Taxes for Wales sooner rather than later - former Welsh Secretary

Former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy has urged the UK Government to transfer control over some minor taxes as soon as possible.

He said it would trigger the borrowing powers he claimed are vital for the Welsh Government.

In reply, the current Welsh Secretary David Jones acknowledged that the transfer of smaller taxes could be added to other legislation going through parliament.

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