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Merthyr Tydfil 'unhealthy for over 150 years'

Whichever party wins the election cuts will be made to public sector spending.

These will have a particular impact on Wales, which has some of the poorest areas of Britain, and has relied heavily on public spending for economic regeneration.

Sarah Montague reports from the south Wales valleys.

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