Sunday, 10 May 2009
Tory own goal at Wrexham FC
I was very interested to read in the Evening Leader on Friday 8 May about what was reported as a visit to Wrexham FC by a Tory politician, an English MP described as the ‘shadow sports minster’.
The Conservatives would have us believe that they have somehow changed and that they are fully engaged with Welsh politics. Yet here we have the suggestion that a Tory MP is shadow sports minister!
I’m sorry to disappoint this new found – and no doubt very temporary – Wrexham fan, but unless he find himself elected to the National Assembly, he will NOT be shadowing the minister who has those responsibilities in Wales – Plaid Cymru’s Alun Ffred Jones AM.
Let's hope the misguided man from Westminster enjoyed his visit to this great north Wales club, but you do wonder why he is spending his time visiting a Welsh club. Is it possible that he and his entourage just didn't realise that powers had been devolved to Wales?
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