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Morgan and Bowden scoop top two spots in new Welsh Assembly cabinet

Eluned Morgan MS has moved into the top care post becoming secretary for health & social care in Wales’ new first minister’s first cabinet.

Morgan was previously health and social services minister in the Welsh Assembly.

New minister Vaughan Gething, who takes over from Mark Drakeford, has also appointed Dawn Bowden (pictured) as minister for social care. Previously, Bowden was deputy minister for arts and sport. Bowden joined the Labour Party in 1983 and is a member of public services union Unison.

Gething was himself health, wellbeing and sport secretary between 2016-18. Announcing his cabinet, Gething said: “This ministerial team will answer the call of the generation in waiting, to create a stronger, fairer, greener Wales.”

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