Following the decision of the Assembly's health committee to question Lesley Griffiths next week, sources close to the minister are determined to head off any opposition claims that she's being 'dragged' before the committee.
The sources insist that 'it was her offer, she volunteered to appear before them, she's on the front foot on this.'
After a difficult day, Lesley Griffiths survives a no-confidence vote in the Senedd.
Health Minister Lesley Griffiths is to be quizzed by Assembly committee before facing a no-confidence vote
Members of the Assembly's Health Committee agree to question the Minister and officials about claims they influenced an independent report