Independent Commission On Funding and Finance For Wales

Independent Commission On Funding And Finance For Wales

The Independent Commission on Funding and Finance for Wales, also known as The Holtham Commission, was established by Rhodri Morgan (First Minister for Wales), Ieuan Wyn Jones (Deputy First Minister for Wales) and Andrew Davies (Minister for Finance and Public Service Delivery), of the Welsh Assembly Government. The establishment of the Commission was a commitment in the One Wales coalition agreement between Labour and Plaid Cymru in June 2007. Based in Cathays Park, Cardiff, the Commission completed its work in July 2010, publishing its findings in a final report: Fairness and accountability: a new funding settlement for Wales.

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... Public Finance magazine reported that the Holtham Commission's final report was welcomed by Labour, Conservative and Plaid Cymru politicians - although ... James Mitchell of Strathclyde University called the Holtham Commission's conclusions "remarkably bold.. ... in important respects, bolder than those proposed by Calman" (the commission created in 2007 to review Scottish devolution) ...

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