The Education Minister should 'stop having spats on Twitter' and concentrate on improving education standards, according to the leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. But Kirsty Williams said she's 'relaxed' as a politician and as a mother, about the prospect of different exams in Wales and England.
Her comments follow a letter sent to Leighton Andrews by the Education Secretary Michael Gove suggesting that a separation of the exam system was now inevitable because of changes being looked at in the two countries. Kirsty Williams said it's 'perfectly possible' to have a credible Wales-only exam.
But she attacked as 'unbecoming of a government minister' the decision of Mr Andrews for taking to Twitter to respond to criticism from UK Government sources. She said 'sometimes it seems Leighton Andrews would rather spend his time having a row on twitter than concentrating on his job.'
More top news
A dry night with clear skies across much of Wales. Temperatures will fall widely below zero, so if you're out and about, wrap up!
An orphaned seal pup has been returned to the wild after a spell in RSPCA rehabilitation.
Dutch-owned Abellio Rail Cymru (ARC) has ended its tender for for the next Wales and Borders rail franchise.