Corbyn ally Mark Drakeford to be new Welsh first minister

Corbyn ally Mark Drakeford to be new Welsh first minister
 

The next first minister of Wales will be Mark Drakeford, an experienced politician who describes himself as a 21st-century socialist and is a keen backer of Jeremy Corbyn.
Drakeford, 64, won the race to replace Carwyn Jones as leader of Labour in Wales and should be confirmed next week as the fourth person to hold the post.
In his victory speech, Drakeford said that under his leadership Welsh Labour would follow “radical socialist traditions” in the style of Aneurin Bevan, Michael Foot and former first minister Rhodri Morgan. He said he would dedicate himself to creating a “Wales which is a... read more

 
6 December 2018 in Politics, Views: 54
Source: Guardian
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