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First minister's questions

The leader of the Liberal Democrats challenged the value of the government's Communities First programme during first minister's questions on 9 October 2012.

"Eleven years, £300 million to make the poorest communities better.... and by all independent analysis you have failed," said Kirsty Williams.

She quoted statements from various agencies including the Rowntree Foundation - questioning the success of the scheme, saying the first minister had "not been able to offer any statistics" showing the scheme had been a success.

Carwyn Jones AM disagreed with Ms Williams, saying that he had been to communities across Wales that had benefited from Communities First.

As well as facing questions from opposition leaders, Mr Jones answered questions on free school meals, the economy and the availability of broadband in west Wales.

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