Local elections 2012

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Lib Dems dismiss poll findings

Welsh Liberal Democrats have rejected the findings of a poll published in today's Western Mail which suggests they'll pick up just half the number of votes they won in 2008. Peter Black AM dismissed the poll findings as 'inconsistent' and said other surveys showed different levels of support.

But he acknowledged that Thursday will be a difficult election for the party, saying that,

We know what the trends are; we're working to buck those trends.

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