Speaking as he published details of the new powers that will transfer to the devolved governments
, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington MP, said:
The need to see a fully functioning, power sharing devolved government
at Stormont as set out in the Belfast Agreement and its successors, our support for which remains steadfast.
Lady Royall added: "But general police recruitment will be a matter for the devolved Government
CBI Wales director David Rosser said: "The Welsh Assembly Government's response to the credit crunch has been the quickest and most comprehensive of any devolved government
in the UK.
But a devolved government
with aspirations to build a fairer country has a duty to act."
And do the AMs remember that it was only a minuscule majority of taxpayers who voted for our devolved government
in the first place?
The restoration of devolved government
remains achievable, but more time and a more focused engagement on the critical issues are required.
We argued that any Welsh devolved government
would come to an agreement with the English health authorities to ensure that the access to the specialist hospitals could continue.
Unemployment in Northern Ireland had been halved in the last decade, with the peace process and devolved government
boosting business confidence.
But yesterday's visit by Tony Blair marked a coming of age for the assembly and devolved government
Because of our devolved government
, it works differently here.
It remains important that an agreement is reached which enables the restoration of devolved government
- this is absolutely critical for Northern Ireland and its people.