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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Welsh debt would be British debt - Welsh Secretary

Welsh Secretary David Jones has said the UK Government would be liable for any future Welsh Government debt.

His comments came as MPs debated plans which could see the Welsh Government given power to borrow money for major construction projects. But he said any Welsh debt would still be the ultimate responsibility of Westminster.

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