What has been the Conservative Party ‘s response at Westminster to this situation? Incredibly, it has been to offer Wales even more devolution.
Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
Former MPs Amanda Solloway and James Davies take another run at their seats as new contenders take up posts across Wales, the West Midlands, and London.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
Welsh Tories are back to levels of representation last seen in the 1980s. How did they pull it off, and how they can build on it?
Written deep in the Welsh psyche is a strong sense of social justice which existed long before socialism. Welsh Conservatives campaign with a sense of it too.
The third piece in our series examines the four-way battle for the hearts and minds of voters in Wales.