Electoral pact talks fail in Wales

Informal talks between the Liberal Democrats, Greens and Plaid Cymru for an assembly electoral pact have failed to reach an agreement.

BBC Wales understands one proposal was for two parties to withdraw candidates in seats where the third party had a chance of victory in the poll on 5 May.

The Greens said the “electoral math was there” but not the “political will”.

Plaid confirmed “exploratory talks” had ended. The Liberal Democrats said they “decided it wasn’t the right approach”. [BBC]

ITV adds:

The plan fell apart when the Welsh Liberal Democrats pulled out from the negotiations. One source says they withdrew an hour before the leaders were due to meet.

Something, however, that is happening in Wales:
Welsh Lib Dems nurses success

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