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Written Statement – Cabinet Reshuffle, 14/03/13 [W]

First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has made a statement regarding changes to the Welsh Ministerial team.

Mark Drakeford is taking over as Minister for Health with Gwenda Thomas remaining as Deputy Minister for Social Services. Responsibility for Children and Families moves to a new portfolio under Huw Lewis as Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty. This new portfolio will include a focus on protecting families and communities from the worst effects of the UK Government’s welfare cuts.

The full statement can be read on the Welsh Government website.