Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Jane Dodds has set her sights on Chris Davies after being selected as Lib-Dem parliamentary candidate for Brecon and Radnorshire.

Ms Dodds has previously contested the Montgomeryshire seat in 2015 and 2017, where she was runner up to Glyn Davies on both occasions.

She became leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats in November 2017.

"I am really pleased that members from across Brecon and Radnorshire have put their trust in me to be their candidate for Westminster and I am proud to be part of the Welsh Liberal Democrat team for Mid-Wales," she said.

"Brecon and Radnorshire is being let down by our existing Conservative MP.

"Under the Conservatives, we've seen a sharp increase in cases of homelessness, the botched rollout of Universal Credit continues and, with only 20 days to go, we still don't even know what is going to happen with Brexit.

"The Welsh Liberal Democrats demand better than this debacle. We want to see a Wales which is fairer, international and puts a new green economy at the heart of everything we do.

"I think I bring a new perspective on the issues which affect people in our communities and I look forward to working with our great Liberal Democrat Councillors and those who share our liberal values to bring about real and effective change which genuinely changes our society for the

Powys Councillor James Gibson-Watt, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats on Powys County Council and former Parliamentary Candidate, said Ms Dodds would "reinvigorate" the efforts of the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire, adding that he felt she would make an "amazing MP".

"Jane is a brilliant candidate who would make an amazing MP for Brecon and Radnorshire. She would be an MP who stands up for our values, raises our issues and offers real hope and change to people across Brecon and Radnorshire," he said.

"She has the drive and vision we need to reinvigorate our efforts and reclaim the seat from the Conservatives. I'm proud to give her my full support and look forward to working with her to demand better for communities across the constituency."