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It's been a big week in politics and one that'll set the tone for the months and years to come.

Most obviously the results of the local elections has had an impact on all the parties. Tonight's Sharp End interview is with the Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams. Her party suffered proportionally bigger losses here in Wales last week than the other two opposition parties. The danger for any party in having so few councillors left across the country is that it loses its campaigning base, hollowing out its party structure for Assembly and Parliamentary elections. But Kirsty Williams has been telling me how she's confident Welsh Lib Dem activists won't walk away despite losing their council seats. And she's also been telling me that she never thought of walking away either.

The full details of what went on in the incident involving Llanelli AM Keith Davies were set out in embarrassing detail over the last couple of days so we'll be looking at the whole question of politicians' behaviour.

Our reporter Owain Phillips has been asking the Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler about that too as well as marking her first anniversary in the post by talking about the changes she's overseen in the chamber.

Yesterday's Queen Speech has been making the political dividing lines even clearer than they were before and sometimes within the governing parties themselves. Monmouthshire's Conservative MP David Davies has written to his local paper, the South Wales Argus, apologising for the incompetence of his government. He's not alone but how representative is he of opinion within his party? And how likely is David Cameron to change tack to accomodate that opinion?

Join me and my guests, the Labour AM Julie Morgan and the Conservative MP Alun Cairns tonight at 10.35pm ITV1 Wales.

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