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.
More top news
A teenager who died after a collision with a car in St Athan last Thursday has been named as Christopher Michael Cole.
Cardiff locals have been questioning whether the council is still paying for last year's £10,000-a-year Christmas tree.
The Dog's Trust in Bridgend says it is looking to re-home six Staffordshire Bull Terriers.