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  1. Adrian Masters

Griffith: Corbyn win can 'galvanise' Welsh election

Welsh Labour members meeting at the start of the party's conference in Brighton Credit: ITV News, Adrian Masters

The new Shadow Welsh Secretary says the party can turn enthusiasm generated by the election of its new leader into votes in next May's Welsh Election. Nia Griffith was addressing Welsh delegates at the start of Labour's conference in Brighton. She told our Political Editor Adrian Masters why Jeremy Corbyn's election is good news for Labour in Wales.


Tories to get rid of 'Welsh Secretary' post prediction

Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones says he believes the newly elected Conservative Government will do away with the post of Welsh Secretary at the cabinet table.

Speaking to ITV Cymru Wales Mr Jones said he didn't believe the Tories would appoint ministers for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland but would appoint a single minister to cover all three nations.


  1. Nick Powell

Gower: A Labour bastion falls after more than a century

The symbolic significance of Gower going Conservative is hard to overstate. It has been a Labour seat since before the First World War, electing one of the party's first MPs. Labour have sometimes been at risk of losing it since much of the Swansea Valley was taken out of the constituency in 1983 and there was Conservative optimism at the start of the 2015 campaign. They launched the Welsh campaign in Rhosili on the tip of the peninsular but had become more cautious about their prospects recently. Labour certainly thought that they had done enough.

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