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Thursday, 17 December 2009

Welsh Assembly to have more powers for Welsh language legislation

MPs have backed giving the Welsh assembly more powers to legislate on the Welsh language.

Welsh Secretary Peter Hain said he wanted to give the assembly the authority to make laws on the language.

He told MPs it played a "central, fundamental role" in society and it was right to now build on the "firm foundations" of the Welsh Language Act

BBC news

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