Second Drakeford government
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11th devolved administration of Wales
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Date formed13 May 2021
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Charles III
First MinisterMark Drakeford
First Minister's history2018–present
Member parties
  •   Labour
Status in legislatureMinority
30 / 60 (50%)
Opposition cabinetFourth Shadow Cabinet of Andrew RT Davies
Opposition party
Opposition leaderAndrew R. T. Davies (2021–present)
Election(s)2021 general election
Legislature term(s)6th Senedd
PredecessorFirst Drakeford government

The second Drakeford government is the Labour-led government formed after the 2021 Senedd Election on 6 May 2021, with Mark Drakeford re-appointed as First Minister without opposition on 12 May 2021.[1]


On 12 May 2021, Mark Drakeford was the only person nominated for the position (by Rebecca Evans), and was subsequently recommended by the Presiding Officer to be appointed as First Minister.[2]


Portfolio Name Constituency Party Term
First Minister
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Mark Drakeford MS Cardiff West Labour 2018–
Minister for Finance and Local Government
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Rebecca Evans MS Gower Labour 2021–
Minister for Health and Social Services
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The Baroness Morgan of Ely MS Mid & West Wales Labour 2021–
Minister for the Economy
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Vaughan Gething MS Cardiff South and Penarth Labour 2021–
Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd (House Leader)
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Lesley Griffiths MS Wrexham Labour 2021–
Minister for Social Justice
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Jane Hutt MS Vale of Glamorgan Labour 2021–
Minister for Climate Change
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Julie James MS Swansea West Labour 2021–
Minister for Education and the Welsh Language
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Jeremy Miles MS Neath Labour 2021–
Counsel General and Minister of the Constitution
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Mick Antoniw MS Pontypridd Labour 2021–

Deputy ministers

Portfolio Name Constituency Party Term
Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing
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Lynne Neagle MS Torfaen Labour 2021–
Deputy Minister for Social Services
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Julie Morgan MS Cardiff North Labour 2018–
Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip
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Dawn Bowden MS Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Welsh Labour 2021–
Deputy Minister for Climate Change
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Lee Waters MS Llanelli Labour 2021–
Deputy Minister for Social Partnership
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Hannah Blythyn MS Delyn Labour 2021–

See also


  1. ^ "Wales election: Senedd confirms Mark Drakeford as first minister". BBC News. 12 May 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Agenda for Plenary on Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 15.00". 12 May 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.