Unless I've forgotten someone @davidjonesmp will be first Conservative Welsh Sec or Shadow from a Welsh seat for 25 years.
The last one was Nicholas Edwards who left the Wales Office in 1987.
Speaking on Sky's 'Murnaghan' programme on Sunday, the former Welsh Secretary also launched a fresh attack on the HS2 project.
Visiting Wales for the first time since his promotion, David Jones MP was involved in a lively discussion with a teenager about housing.
Preseli Pembs MP Stephen Crabb is the junior minister at the Wales Office. As well as doing his new boss' old job, he'll still be a whip.