Voting For A New Britain: Campaigns Briefing 9 Days to Go

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The Independent Online
PLAID CYMRU has no candidate in the Brecon and Radnor constituency because its chosen representative, David Petersen, messed up his nomination form. In the space for party he inserted the word "artist" thinking he was being asked what he did for a living. The Welsh nationalists in the area are now referred to as "the artists formerly known as Plaid Cymru".

WILLIAM WALLACE entered the Scottish Parliament elections yesterday, with no sign of waging the kind of bloody campaign associated with his 13th-century namesake. This Wallace is a mild-mannered family man - despite the blue face paint and leather bodice.