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LABOUR U-TURN ON ‘NO TAX RISE’ MANIFESTO PLEDGE

The frontrunner to succeed Carwyn Jones as First Minister today indicated that Labour may break their 2016 manifesto pledge not to put up the rate of income tax before the 2021 Assembly election.

50p Minimum Unit Price rate welcomed by Welsh Conservatives

Welsh Conservative and Shadow Health Secretary Angela Burns AM, said:

“Welsh Conservatives gave this Act a cautious welcome, despite repeatedly having our reasonable amendments rejected by the Welsh Government to implement stronger monitoring and data collection methods.