PM did not give electoral agreement
THE UK Government has denied David Cameron gave assurances to Wales's First Minister about changing the Welsh Assembly's electoral arrangements.
Carwyn Jones said the Prime Minister told him there would be no changes without the Assembly's agreement.
But MPs were told during a debate in Westminster that no such assurance was given.
Responding to claims made during a Westminster hall debate led by former Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy, Wales Office Minister David Jones told MPs: "The Honourable Gentleman has mentioned the First Minister's recollection of what my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister said to him.
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"It is important at this juncture to make it absolutely clear that that is not a recollection that is shared by the Prime Minister."
The UK Government is consulting on changing the Assembly's constituency boundaries in time for the next Assembly elections which will take place in 2016.