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Powers delay 'raised with PM'

Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones says he has reiterated the importance of devolving tax and borrowing powers for the Welsh business community, in a meeting with David Cameron.

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First Minister: PM failed to explain powers delay

The First Minister says David Cameron now knows how strongly the Welsh business community backs the transfer of tax and borrowing powers. Carwyn Jones also said that the Prime Minister reaffirmed the UK Government's agreement to fund fully rail electrification to Swansea and the Valley Lines.

Before the meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee, Carwyn Jones said he was looking for an explanation for the delay in a decision on tax and borrowing powers as recommended in the Silk Commission. Our Political Editor Adrian Masters asked him if he got his answer.

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