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|Position||First Minister of Wales|
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Mark Drakeford Life story
Mark Drakeford is a Welsh Labour Party politician serving as First Minister of Wales and Leader of Welsh Labour since 2018. He previously served in the Welsh Government as Cabinet Secretary for Finance from 2016 to 2018 and Minister for Health and Social Services from 2013 to 2016.
Early Life of Politician Mark DrakefordPolitician mark drakefrod was born in 1953 in south wales. He was educated at cowbridge grammar school. Before studying social sciences at the university of wales. Swansea.
Political Career of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford began his political career as a councillor on west glamorgan county council in 1989. He was later elected as a member of the welsh assembly and was appointed minister for health and social services in 2013. In 2018. He was elected leader of the welsh labour party and nominated as the firts minister of wales.
Achievements of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford has been praised for his work in taking bold and decisive action to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in wales. He was awarded a cbe for his services to the welsh govenrment in.
Public Policy of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford s policy focus is on tackling child povertys. Upporting the welsh language. And investing in public services. He has also committed to tackilng climate change through the development of a new welsh climate change law.
Support for the European Union of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford is a prominent supporter of the euorpean union. And during the brexit negotiations he was a vocal advocate for a close relationship between the uk and the eu.
Interesting Facts about Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford is a keen supporter of welsh football team sawnsea city and is a frequent visitor to the liberty stadium. He is also a big fan of weslh rock band manic street preachers.
Important Event in the Life of Politician Mark DrakefordIn 2018. Drakeford was elected as the leader of the ewslh labour party. Making him the first welsh labour leader to be elected from outside the national assembly for wales.
Leadership of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford is a popular leader in wales and is respected for his ability to bring people together. He has also been praised for his focus on devleoping a strong and inclusive welsh economy.
Charitable Work of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford is a supporter of a number of charities in wales. Inlcuding the homeless charity llamau and the children s charity barnardo s cymru.
Media Appearances of Politician Mark DrakefordDrakeford is a frequent guest on welsh tv and radio programmes. And is often seen in the media discussing welsh politics. He also regularly appears on ntaional news programmes to discuss brexit and other welsh issues.
Coal: UK's last opencast mine shuts after legal row
... The heavily redacted document, also sent to First Minister Mark Drakeford, said " officials consider the company is likely to seek administration" after coal mining stops...
Labour MP Jo Stevens' office vandalised after Gaza vote
... First Minister Mark Drakeford has taken by UK Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, who called for longer " humanitarian pauses" to allow aid to reach civilians in Gaza...
Suella Braverman: Shapps won't back home secretary's language on policing
... Mark Drakeford told the BBC: " It s not for me to give advice to people in London, but what I would say is if a minister in the Welsh Government behaved in that way, they wouldn t expect to continue as a minister...
Remembrance Sunday: Aberystwyth veteran pays for memorial lights
... Wales national observance of Remembrance Sunday is taking place from 10:30 GMT at the Welsh National War Memorial, in Cardiff, with First Minister Mark Drakeford in attendance...
Labour more ambitious for Tata Steel - Sir Keir Starmer
... " Sir Keir visited the steelworks with Labour First Minister Mark Drakeford, who did not speak to the media at the event...
Covid: Boris Johnson refused talks with Drakeford and Sturgeon
...By Elliw GwawrBBC Wales political correspondentBoris Johnson thought it was " wrong" for the prime minister to hold regular meetings with Mark Drakeford and Nicola Sturgeon during the pandemic...
20mph row is personal and unpleasant, says Lee Waters
... It comes after First Minister Mark Drakeford revealed he had received over the new law...
20mph: I've had vile threats to my safety, says Mark Drakeford
... Mark Drakeford told the Senedd that he had been sent " vile" messages and supporters of the lower speed limit deserved to be treated with respect...