"There are plenty of things that we would like to see devolved... that basically Labour are not happy to sign up to."My understanding it's more Owen Smith that's less devolution-friendly than some of his colleagues."
Mr Smiths commitment to devolution seems to be "that's as far as you go.
Seems a bit like the Old Soviet Union practice of summing the leaders in Satellite States to Moscow to receive their orders.
"alongside other leaders from metropolitan bits of England and the leader in Scotland, sitting regularly in effectively a regional shadow, national shadow cabinet to make big decisions, to think about defence, economic areas where there isn't responsibility held in Wales but where there is clear interest in Wales, or in Scotland, in those decisions."
"We've lost credibility, we've lost respect in many of our communities, communities that have been traditional Labour-voting areas.Labour lost the Rhondda because Plaid Leanne Wood stood and the near loss of Blaneau Gwent was probably down to the unpopularity of local AM Alun Davis.
"For us to almost lose Blaenau Gwent, for us to lose the Rhondda, these were hammer blows to the Labour Party and that's something Jeremy Corbyn needed to respond to, but he's been poor at taking Labour's case to the Tories in Westminster and he's not been successful in going beyond slogans."
Labour oss on votes in Wales was also die to the lethargic government of Carwyn Jones whose failure in government has disillusioned many voters to the extent support for the Assembly's existence is threatened.
Mr Smith appears to be capable of sating anything that he believes will go down wel with Labour supporters .
His actual record on supporting further devolution and opposing the Austerity program of the last six years is very poor.
Its not foe me to tell Labour members who to vote for . Bit can they really think they can vote for someone , who has such a poor memory of his past in sitting on his hands , when measures attacking the poor and disposed were put forward by the Tory LibDem Government and giving real powers to the Assembly that we desperately need.