Alun Cairns
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Cairns: Wales Bill 'clarifies who is responsible for what'

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns said the revised Wales Bill clarifies "who is responsible for what" in Wales.

Mr Cairns, who presented the bill to Parliament on Tuesday, said the "big difference" it would make to people's lives was that "it will clarify who is responsible for what".

"They will know, in certain areas, that the Welsh Government is absolutely responsible and can rightly hold them to account," he said.

Mr Cairns's predecessor Stephen Crabb's draft version of the bill was heavily criticised, with claims it would reduce the assembly's powers.

Under the revised version more powers, including coal licensing, are to be devolved than previously planned.