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Proposals to reduce number of councils from 22 to eight

Proposals have been set out to slash the number of councils across Wales.

Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews has pledged to drive down the cost of politics.

He claimed some authorities were "simply too small" to survive.

But there has been criticism from council leaders, who said the plans offer "no clarity" to taxpayers.

BBC Wales political editor Nick Servini reports.

  • 17 Jun 2015
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