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Lib Dem leader Williams says party still suffering after 'difficult' last election

Kirsty Williams says her party is still finding things "difficult", 12 months on from her party suffering significant losses at last year's General Election.

Kirsty Williams says her party are still suffering after last year. Credit: PA

The Welsh Liberal Democrat leader was speaking at her Brecon seat - and after the release of our earlier poll, which projected a bad night for the Lib Dems regionally.


Farage: 'Ridiculous tolls into Wales could be worth it'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has tweeted: "I've been going back and forth to Wales paying those ridiculous tolls... looks like it’ll be worth it."

An exclusive on-the-day poll for ITV projected that UKIP would win seats in Wales.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage is hoping for a breakthrough in Wales. Credit: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Labour's Morgan 'not confident' of retaining seat

Veteran Labour politician Julie Morgan has admitted she's not feeling confident of retaining her Welsh Assembly election seat.

Julie Morgan won Cardiff North in 2011. Credit: PA

The 71-year-old former social worker won the Cardiff North constituency from the Conservatives in the 2011 poll in a close-run contest.

Mrs Morgan, who has also been an MP, said she also expected the 2016 battle for the seat to go to the wire again.

I'm not confident. I'm prepared for whatever the result will be The Cardiff North constituency has changed hands a few times between Labour and the Conservatives in both assembly and parliamentary elections.

– Julie Morgan, Welsh Labour

But the King's College graduate, whose husband Rhodri was Wales' First Minister for nine years, said her party's policies and record had still been received positively on the doorstep.

A very popular policy is our pledge for free childcare and there has also been a lot of concern about the way the UK government has handled the steel crisis as well. There are quite a few constituents who work in the steelworks in Port Talbot as well as others who work at the Celsa steel plant in Cardiff who are very worried about the way the Conservative government handled the situation.

– Julie Morgan, Welsh Labour

Labour leader won't be drawn on coalition speculation

Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones would not be drawn on the subject of potentially sharing power - after an ITV on-the-day poll projected 27 seats for Labour.

When asked - if that projection turned out to be correct - whether he would go with a minority government or look to make a coalition deal with another party, this is what he said:

Andrew RT Davies praises 'positive' Conservative campaign

Andrew RT Davies has praised the nature of his party's campaign as he remained tight-lipped over the possibility of a coalition.

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The Welsh Conservative leader was speaking to our Political Editor Adrian Masters, as our on-the-day poll indicates the Tories look unlikely to improve on their 2011 performance.

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