Two zero-voting stations in Wales

Newport Council has confirmed to me that only one polling station in the city had seen not a single voter yesterday. It had been thought there was a second. Newport council won't tell me which polling station it was but a reliable source confirms it was at Malpas Cricket Club.

The club's previous claim to fame had been one of its most notable members, the late act Desmond Llewellyn who played Q in the James Bond films. He was from Malpas and boasted he wore a MCC (Malpas Cricket Club) tie in all the Bond films.

Meanwhile Labour MP Wayne David drew my attention to Tir y Berth in Caerphilly. He told me nobody voted there either.


Police Commissioners start work

Wales' four elected Police Commissioners will officially begin their new roles today. The job involves deciding police budgets, appointing chief constables and setting up a crime plan for their area.