Assembly members have refused to let Conservative AM Darren Millar introduce legislation to levy a 5p charge on every packet of chewing gum sold in Wales. He wanted the money to be put towards clearing up gum that's dropped in the street.
But other AMs doubted that it was an appropriate use of the Assembly's law-making powers. The proposal was defeated by in the Senedd by 30 votes to 17.
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Very cold and windy. Some sunny breaks but plenty of snow showers feeding in the from the east.