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.


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.