Welsh Liberal Democrats launch manifesto with promise to stop Brexit and tackle climate change

Welsh Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto for Wales in Merthyr Tydfil.

Speaking to a largely empty room, Welsh Liberal Democrats leader Jane Dodds joked that she was pleased to see that her party's activists were all out campaigning.

Tackling a climate emergency is among the biggest priorities for the party with a pledge to provide money to insulate every home and cut emissions by 2030.

They also made a pledge to restore funding for Swansea's tidal lagoon.

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The party have set out a plan to recruit more teachers as part of an extra £560m for education.

For the Welsh NHS, the party have promised more money to give mental health the ''same urgency as physical health.''

Speaking at the launch, Jane Dodds described the manifesto as a ''well costed moderate manifesto about meeting the needs of wales''

She also renewed the party's pledge to stop Brexit.

Our manifesto is a bold but achievable plan to build a brighter future for Wales, and that starts with stopping Brexit.

Jane Dodds, Welsh Liberal Democrats Leader