The Tory government must now reach out to all the devolved administrations
and parties in Parliament."
"I think it's a little early to see what's happened in the devolved administrations
A UK government spokesman said: "The UK Government's extensive network of diplomatic staff regularly provide support to the UK's devolved administrations
for visits relating to areas for which they have a devolved responsibility.
Yet while the Scottish Government have published their own analysis and are doing everything within their power to protect the Scottish economy, the UK Government are ignoring the devolved administrations
and working at a snail's pace.
Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington will meet senior figures from the devolved administrations
in Scotland and Wales to discuss their concerns that the EU (Withdrawal) Bill represents a "power grab" by UK ministers.
The letter said: "The three devolved administrations
share the view that the UK Government's ongoing austerity plans, reflected in both the in-year spending reductions announced on June 4 and in the Summer Budget, continue to reduce public spending in the UK too fast and too far, and present unnecessary risks to our public services.
As the coalition Government imposed an austerity regime across the UK in the spending reviews of 2010 and 2013, a technical detail of the Barnett formula meant that devolved administrations
were spared cuts totalling around PS600m in Scotland and PS200m in Northern Ireland, compared with if they were treated in the same way as England and Wales, found the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
When in 2000 Tony Blair decided on devolved administrations
for the constituent parts of the UK, Westminster again exhibited disdain for Wales.
Mr Devine made the call in letters to Health Secretary Alan Johnston and to health ministers in the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland devolved administrations
THE current system of intergovernmental relations between the devolved administrations
and the UK is "not fit for purpose" and should be changed, MPs have heard.
Brexit talks in Cardiff Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington has said the UK Government and devolved administrations
must "work together to find a way forward" on key Brexit legislation.