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Most for more Assembly powers

A majority of people think the National Assembly for Wales should be given increased powers, according to a new opinion poll carried out for the Silk Commission which is looking at the Assembly's responsibilities.

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Labour says poll shows need to speed up powers transfer

A Welsh Labour spokesperson has responded to the poll carried out for the Silk Commission on devolution in Wales:

This poll is a welcome endorsement of Welsh devolution and highlights public support for taking the Silk recommendations forward. Hopefully this will prove to be a catalyst for the Tories and Lib Dems, who have continued to drag their feet on Silk, showing utter contempt for the people of Wales.

Whilst support for the devolution of further powers to the National Assembly for Wales continues to grow, support for independence remains stagnant at a paltry 9%. Many people in Plaid and beyond will be questioning their relevance.

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