Welsh Labour leadership: Mark Drakeford set to be Wales’ first minister

Mark Drakeford is set to become Wales' next first minister after he won the Welsh Labour leadership election.

Mark Drakeford is set to become Wales' next first minister after he won the Welsh Labour leadership election.

The AM for Cardiff West gained 53.9% of the vote, but only after the contest went to a second round.

He is expected to replace Carwyn Jones at the helm of the Welsh Government when he stands down next week.

Vaughan Gething came second with 41.4% of the overall vote after the second round, while Eluned Morgan came third.

Deputy Welsh Labour leader Carolyn...
source: BBC

2018-12-06 17:41
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