Welsh language campaigners occupy government minister Leighton Andrews' car in Tycroes
WELSH language campaigners managed to get into the car of Welsh Government education minister Leighton Andrews this afternoon and refused to budge.
The police had to be called to the incident at the Mountain Gate centre in Tycroes, Ammanford, where a conference had been organised to discuss the future of the language.
Members of Cymdeithas yr Iaith acted on the spur of the moment and climbed into Mr Andrews' ministerial car.
Campaigner Ffred Ffransis said they wanted to stop the minister leaving before he had heard their point of view.
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"There was no plan in advance to occupy his car," he said.
"He refused to speak to Cymdeithas yr Iaith so members decided to sit in his car so they could have a word with him before he left."
Mr Andrews, who is responsible for the Welsh language, was attending the conference called Y Cynhadledd Fawr or The big Conversation.