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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 11:01 GMT 12:01 UK
Wales voters' panel: Jo Jones on week 1

MEET THE PANEL
Jo Jones
Name: Jo Jones
Age: 60
Lives: Kinmel Bay
Works: Sub-postmistress
Original voting intention: Undecided
In 10 words or less: I like sculpting and writing
This week finds me more angered than impressed.

I have received a letter from Tony Blair's office, saying that he has brought in the minimum wage, without damaging business.

I have had to close my shop because I could not afford the minimum wage, my Post Office salary is less than it was seventeen years ago and after deducting running costs I do not receive the minimum wage.

Because of the loss of pension payments I may now have to close this also.

His emphasis on the economy suggests he is selling Gordon Brown's success to us rather than his own.

JO JONES' PREVIOUS THOUGHTS
Again, they are also promising more money to families, encouraging people to have more children on an already over-populated planet.

Reading the promises at this time and after the non-events of the past week, if I had to vote tomorrow it would be Conservative since they have promised a referendum on the Welsh assembly.

But there has been nothing said by any member of any party that has impressed me.





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