Wales Office hits back in rail electrification costs row

The Welsh and UK Governments are locked in a dispute over who should pay the costs of electrification of the South Wales Valley Lines

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Urgent Question on electrification row

The Economy Minister will face questions on the row over funding rail electrification in the South Wales Valleys. It follows a dispute between the Welsh and UK Governments over who should pay for the project.

Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler has allowed an Urgent Question from the Conservative AM Byron Davies to be discussed in the Assembly chamber this afternoon.

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