Carwyn Jones in major row with Leighton Andrews

Carwyn Jones is tonight involved in an extraordinary row with a former member of his cabinet about the behaviour of his staff.

The First Minister denied that Leighton Andrews ever complained to him regarding allegations of bullying in 2014.

Mr Andrews promptly tweeted that he had in fact complained about an advisor's conduct and asked for a formal investigation.

The former senior Welsh Labour minister came forward to allege that Carl Sargeant was 'persistently undermined' over several years amid a 'toxic' backdrop of bullying and favouritism following his death.