LLANELLI’S AM Lee Waters has joined the new cabinet formed by the newly elected First Minister Mark Drakeford AM.

Mr Waters becomes the Deputy Minister for Transport and the Economy.

Tweeting about his appointment Mr Waters said: “Chuffed to join the Welsh Government as Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport. Looking forward to doing a double act for Wales with Ken Skates AM.”

Photo: Lee Waters AM, Twitter

The new cabinet is made up of the following;

Minister for Economy and Transport – Ken Skates

Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport – Lee Waters

Minister for Health and Social Services – Vaughan Gething

Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services – Julie Morgan

Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – Rebecca Evans

Minister for Education – Kirsty Williams

Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language – Eluned Morgan

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism – Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Counsel General Designate and Brexit Minister – Jeremy Miles

Deputy Minister and Chief Whip – Jane Hutt

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Minister for Housing and Local Government – Julie James

Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government – Hannah Blythyn

Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs – Lesley Griffiths

Lee Waters has also just released his report on an economic strategy for Llanelli.

You can view and download the document here: economicstrategy-1

Do you have strong views on what Llanelli needs to boost the local economy? We would love to hear from you.

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