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Labour denies it will form coalition with other parties

Labour say they won't be forming a coalition government but may do deals with other parties to get policies through.

That's exactly what's in its manifesto anticipating the party would not get an overall majority.

Watch: Our reporter Alexandra Lodge discusses some of the deals that may need to be make with political analyst Valerie Livingston.

Reports that we are actively pursuing a coalition are incorrect. Carwyn Jones has said he will talk to Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats, but that does not constitute coalition talks.

Parties in Wales routinely talk to one another, and there will need to be some level of support to pass budgets and legislation.

Parties may also want discuss the election of a new Presiding Officer and Deputy Presiding Officer, which will take place next week, and must be done before a new Government is formed.

– Labour Party Spokesperson

UKIP surge to seven Welsh Assembly seats

All the polls predicted it and the predictions came true, UKIP managed to win seven seats in the Assembly.

It signals a major breakthrough for the party in Welsh politics and a return for one famous face, Neil Hamilton.

Watch: Richard Morgan looks at the surge in support for UKIP


Reaction on how the new Welsh Government will work

Our reporter Alexandra Lodge was live at the Senedd this morning to get insider reaction on how the new government will work in Wales and how the main political players will be reacting to the election results.

She was joined by special guests, Vice Chair of Plaid Cymru, Nerys Evans, former special advisor to Labour, Cathy Owens and former Chief of Staff of Welsh Conservatives, Anthony Pickles.

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During the morning, we also discussed what will happen next for the newly elected AM's.

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