Senedd this week: Drakeford’s first FMQs, Brexit latest, and paying for social care

The Assembly returns from the Christmas recess with a new First Minister and Welsh Government cabinet. Here’s what’s coming up in the first week of 2019.   Mark Drakeford makes his FMQs debut For the first time since 2009, a First Minister who isn’t Carwyn Jones will answer Assembly Members’ questions at FMQs. Mark Drakeford, […]

New First Minister reshuffles his cabinet

Mark Drakeford, who was sworn in as First Minister of Wales earlier this afternoon, has reshuffled his cabinet. Professor Drakeford has removed two members of the government from their roles; local government secretary Alun Davies and children, older people social care minister Huw Irranca-Davies.   The New First Minister has done away with the previous ‘cabinet […]