§ 7. Gareth Thomas (Clwyd, West) (Lab)
If he will make a statement on the effectiveness of present arrangements in relation to enacting primary legislation affecting Wales. 
§ The Secretary of State for Wales (Mr. Peter Hain)
The arrangements have been working well. The partnership between the Wales Office and the Assembly Government has delivered 24 legislative measures that have given the National Assembly additional powers.
§ Gareth Thomas
My right hon. Friend describes the effective partnership between the Government and the National Assembly. Does he agree that good reasons would need to be advanced to overturn the current arrangements, which were endorsed by the people of Wales in a referendum?