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Welsh Assembly, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWelsh Assembly, thethe Welsh AssemblyˌWelsh Asˈsembly, the  the group of elected politicians in Cardiff responsible for making decisions about certain matters for Wales such as education and health. It was established in 1998 after a vote on devolution in 1997. It cannot make certain important laws or raise taxes because these powers still remain with the British parliament in Westminster. Its official name is the National Assembly for Wales.
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