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Welsh local council elections: view from Barry Island

20 April 2012 Last updated at 14:03 BST

The four largest parties are pitching for votes in local elections across Wales, where the power balance is different to Westminster.

David Thompson went to Barry Island - home of TV's Gavin and Stacey - and spoke to Conservative Alun Cairns, Plaid Cymru's Helen Mary Jones, Labour's Rhodri Morgan and Liberal Democrats Kirsty Williams.

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