We are told that there were four candidates for the leadership and seven for his deputy going in to tonight's meeting. Who will be Snow White?
Thursday morning: A little bird tells us that the new leader is the current deputy, Alun Thomas. He represents Onllwyn. His deputy will be Arwyn Woolcock of Brynamman. These are the choices of the Labour Party, so they will be a shoo-in at the annual meeting of the council later this month.