Also: it looks like it will be a good day for Labour in both Wales and Scotland as Douglas Ross struggles to make headway.
Local communities have been held back by Labour’s high council tax rates and poor funding. The current settlement is not fit for purpose.
Also: Drakeford strikes a deal with the Welsh Nationalists in Cardiff Bay; Sturgeon insists she’s going nowhere.
If Conservatives don’t take the Opposition seriously, one can hardly blame them. And yet that could prove to be a big mistake.
I am disappointed that our Plaid Cymru presiding officer has chosen to ban such harmless national self-expression.
Whilst the leadership talks up 16 MSs, activists are angry about missing so many target seats and failing to mobilise the 2019 vote.
The latest results, news and analysis from Holyrood and Cardiff Bay as they come in.
Plus: Starmer needs to bring Cooper and Benn into his top team. But will they even want the jobs?
Without proper constituency-level polling there is always room for doubt, but it looks as if Labour’s grip on Cardiff Bay is weakening.
In 2007, it almost looked like the a plausible anti-Labour alternative for Wales. But things are very different today.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
Evidence suggests the Government needs to tackle people’s anxiety, not conspiracy theories.
Already bottom of the league of home nations in the PISA tables, this means we will fall further behind.
Wales’ newest Member of the Senedd says Welsh voters should reject the appeals of abolitionists and nationalists, end the constitutional tinkering and focus on delivery.