Peter Hain today stepped up his campaign for the deputy Labour leadership with a call for members to target the Conservatives in next May's Welsh elections.
The government of Wales bill finally passed in the House of Lords last night, with the result that the Welsh assembly will take on new powers from next year.
A law granting major new powers to the Welsh assembly is today reaching its final stage, although Welsh secretary Peter Hain has warned it is "on a knife-edge".
The Welsh assembly government is to hold a public inquiry into the country's ambulance service after the health minister accidentally voted against his own policy.
David Davis and David Cameron last night clashed over the future of the Welsh assembly as they neared the end of the race for the Conservative leadership.