Education Minister Leighton Andrews resigns

Leighton Andrews kept his job as Education Minister in a recent reshuffle

ITV News has learned that Education Minister Leighton Andrews AM has handed in his resignation to the First Minister, and that it has been accepted.

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Reshuffle after Andrews resigns

Huw Lewis has been appointed as the new Education Minister. Leighton Andrews resigned from the role after he was criticised for supporting a primary school in his constituency - against his own policy of closures due to surplus places.