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50 years of Welsh Secretary role celebrated

It was 50 years ago that Wales got its own seat around the Cabinet table in Downing Street.

The post of Secretary of State for Wales - with a Welsh Office of civil servants - was created after Labour's victory in the 1964 general election.

Nine of the 12 still living who had done the job gathered in London on Thursday night to celebrate the anniversary.

BBC Wales parliamentary correspondent David Cornock was there and looks back on the history of the role.

  • 17 Oct 2014
  • From the section Wales
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