Andrews tells First Minister he had no option but to resign

The Education Minister, Leighton Andrews has resigned from the Welsh Government. He's told the First Minister that an apparent conflict over his commitment to his constituents has led to difficulty for the government which has left him with no option but to resign.

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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.