Wales

The First Minister:
The issue is that the attendance allowance, per se, on its own, is not a devolved matter. If the UK Government decides that it wants to change the attendance allowance, it will. The points that we have made already to the UK Government are that there is a greater degree of dependence on attendance allowance in Wales than in most areas and that how you integrate the attendance allowance with either NHS continuing care or local authority social care will be crucial to any proposals for modernisation. Therefore, when our Green Paper comes out in Novemberâ€â€