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Queen opens new session of Welsh Assembly

The Queen has officially opened the new session of the Welsh assembly in Cardiff and spoken of its 'well-deserved reputation for diligence and competence.'

Referring to the assembly's new direct law-making powers in areas like health and education, the Queen said its actions would be closely scrutinised within Wales as well as elsewhere.

The BBC's Wales Political Editor, Betsan Powys, reports.

  • 07 Jun 2011
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