The First Minister of Wales announced his new Cabinet and Ministers as the Welsh Government begins its ambitious programme to build a united, connected and sustainable Wales.
The First Minister said,
“I am delighted to introduce the team who will be taking Wales forward over the next 5 years. They will have a central role to play in delivering our priorities and leading and directing the work of the Welsh Government on behalf of the people of Wales.
“As I said in my statement to the Assembly yesterday, this will be an open, inclusive, and transparent administration, ready to work with others where it is in the national interest.
“A critical 5 years lie ahead. My relentless focus, and that of my Cabinet and Ministers, will be on driving improvement in our economy and in the vital public services that the people of Wales rely on every day.
“I am confident this is the team with the talent, the vision and the ideas to deliver opportunity for all, and build a united, connected and sustainable Wales, now and for future generations.”
Cabinet and Ministers
Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM
First Minister of Wales
Ken Skates AM
Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure
Vaughan Gething AM
Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport
Mark Drakeford AM
Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government
Kirsty Williams AM
Cabinet Secretary for Education
Lesley Griffiths AM
Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs
Carl Sargeant AM
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children
Jane Hutt AM
Leader of the House & Chief Whip
Julie James AM
Minister for Skills and Science
Alun Davies AM
Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language
Rebecca Evans AM
Minister for Social Services and Public Health