Lawyers warned about free entry risk at historic sites
The Welsh government introduced a free entry scheme at heritage sites for Welsh citizens, despite a high risk of it being declared unlawful, it has emerged.
Entry fees to historic visitor attractions were waived for the under-16s and over-60s in 2008.
But a Freedom of Information request released to BBC Wales has now shown, ministers were warned the policy could be declared unlawful if it was challenged.
BBC Wales' political editor Betsan Powys reports.