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Clarity sought by WLGA over proposed council mergers

13 April 2014 Last updated at 17:33 BST

The body representing Welsh councils wants clarity from the first minister on plans to merge local authorities.

The Williams Commission, set up by the Welsh government, published a report in January recommending the 22 councils should be merged to between 10 and 12.

The report also called for cross-party agreement on the way forward by Easter but it has not happened and the Welsh government is targeting the summer.

But the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) wants a clear timescale.

Bethan Lewis from the BBC's Sunday Politics Wales spoke to Plaid Cymru's Rhodri Glyn Thomas, political commentator Gareth Hughes and then WLGA chief executive Steve Thomas.

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