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Permachange and Welsh Government Cabinet appointments

First Minister Carwyn Jones looks relieved as he is pictured with the Labour members of his new Cabinet with Lib Dem Kirsty Williams to come. Interestingly it comprises 6 Cabinet Secretaries and just 3 Ministers with, as ever, slightly tweaked portfolios (so ongoing ‘permachange’ for the poor civil servants!). Given the dramas on the floor of the Senedd in the past couple of weeks, we might all be forgiven for thinking we are now in for settled times, not least with the promise of no legislation for 100 days. So all quiet on the Western Front till the Autumn perhaps? It’s clearly a smart move by the FM to include...

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Onwards an upwards? Former Labour AM and Cabinet stalwart Edwina Hart may not be leaving the political stage entirely. Rumour is that she could soon turn into a Baroness and grace the noble House of Lords.

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