Drakeford looks towards 'beacon of hope'
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Welsh Labour leader Mark Drakeford's 'beacon of hope' Wales

Mark Drakeford said Wales could be a "beacon of hope in a darkening world" as he addressed Welsh Labour for the first time as its new leader.

He beat Vaughan Gething and Eluned Morgan with 53.9% of the vote to succeed outgoing First Minister Carwyn Jones.

The pro-Corbyn finance secretary, is expected to replace Mr Jones at the helm of the Welsh Government when he stands down next week.

  • 06 Dec 2018
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