Welsh Secretary David Jones says it's "very worrying" that Newport-based steel contractor Rowecord is to go into administration.
"It was a business that had done very well in the past. There will be a lot of people in that area extremely concerned for their jobs," he added.
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Crowds came to hear him speak this afternoon in Bangor - a seat where fewer than 100 votes could make the difference at the next election.
Scattered showers with the odd heavy burst possible but there will be plenty of sunny spells too.
A rather wet and windy evening, with rain in the north and showers elsewhere.