Even In Labour-Dominated Wales, The Tory Restructuring Of The Electorate Is Real

Following years of overeager pundits predicting that this Senedd election would signal an epochal political rupture, perhaps the most notable aspect of last week’s trip to the polls is that ultimately, hardly anything changed. Welsh Labour remain sufficiently dominant to form a government; Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives more-or-less shored up their bases while failing to make incursions elsewhere; the Liberal Democrats cling on to a solitary seat. Save the lamentable loss of Leanne Wood and the welcome collapse of the far right, the configuration of the Senedd looks much the same as it ever did.

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