Welsh Assembly first minister Alun Michael has launched a document asking the public how its £8bn budget should be spent, as part of an exercise to help the Assembly develop a strategic plan. It outlines inherited spending plans and the Assembly's 'first thoughts' on priorities.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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