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And they're off (sort of)

Betsan Powys | 18:29 UK time, Thursday, 5 August 2010


Earlier I wrote how Carwyn Jones got quite close to kicking off the "Yes" campaign yesterday. Well it seems the launch just got a step closer.

A little bird tells me the Committee to form the Yes campaign will be meeting in the morning. It will consist of Carwyn Jones, Ieuan Wyn Jones, Nick Bourne and Rob Humphreys, the former president of the Welsh Liberal Democrats.

Despite the polls suggesting a fair amount of support for a Yes vote, they'll certainly have their work cut out. The political anorak's political anorak, Richard Wyn Jones was on the maes today saying how difficult it will be to entice voters to the polling stations.

Moving from Part 3 to Part 4 of the 2006 Government of Wales Act, it seems, isn't quite the electoral turn on you'd expect it to be. And as Carwyn Jones said in his speech yesterday; "If that's what we fight the referendum on, we will lose"

They might want to get their thinking caps on, then.

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