Wales' Transport Minister, Carl Sargeant, told us the Heads of the Valleys road is vital for people to access jobs, and for the economy to function properly.
The Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, said it is 'fundamental' infrastructure, which 'enables us to compete on the Welsh, UK, European and world stage.'
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Hundreds of people took part in a protest march in Haverfordwest today over changes to hospital services.
A fairly cloudy day to come with a few scattered showers.
Ed Miliband paid his first visit to Wales as part of his General Election campaign, with a message that Labour would help working families.