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Wales says Yes in referendum vote
|Contributor||New Jerusalem |
|Last Edited||New Jerusalem Mar 04, 2011 04:48pm|
|News Date||Friday, March 4, 2011 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Wales has said a resounding Yes in the referendum on direct law-making powers for the assembly. |
When the last result was declared, all 22 council areas except one - Monmouthshire - backed change. Turnout is provisionally put at 35%.
The final result saw 517,132 vote Yes, and 297,380 say No - a 63.5% to 36.5% winning margin.
The vote will give the assembly direct law-making power in 20 devolved areas, such as health and education.
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