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Prime Minister David Cameron: Wales Bill will be in Queen's Speech

Prime Minister David Cameron was live in the studio on ITV Wales at Six. Photo: Huw John

The Prime Minister has confirmed there will be a Wales Bill in the Queen's Speech, implementing the St David's Day agreement for further devolution.

There had been suggestions that a bill paving the way for more powers for Wales might not have been included in laws set out in the May 27th speech.

But speaking to Jonathan Hill live in the studio on ITV's Wales at Six this evening, David Cameron said: "I can tell you tonight that there will be a Wales Bill in the Queen's Speech. It'll be implementing the St David's Day agreement that [Welsh Secretary] Stephen Crabb brought together.

"I was discussing this with Carwyn Jones, the First Minister, yesterday. We have a strong relationship based on respect. Wales has two governments - the Welsh Government and the United Kingdom Government - and as long as I'm Prime Minister they'll always work together properly."

The Prime Minister added that the Conservatives have made "very good progress" in Wales, going from eight to 11 seats - despite an overwhelming vote for Labour here in this year's General Election.

Mr Cameron also answered viewers' questions on the NHS, welfare reform, employment and the European Union.

Watch Alexandra Lodge's report and our studio interview with the Prime Minister here: