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First Minister of Wales to appear before MPs

12 October 2023

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford MS, will appear before the Welsh Affairs Committee for a regular hearing to explore key issues affecting the people of Wales.

From intergovernmental relations between the Welsh and UK Governments, to recent announcements on rail infrastructure projects affecting Wales, the MPs will discuss a wide range of issues with the First Minister. They may also explore the First Minister’s thoughts on recent Committee work into floating offshore wind, tourism and water quality in Wales. 

This is the fourth such session the Welsh Affairs Committee have held with the First Minister of Wales this Parliament. He has previously appeared on 4 March 2021, 9 March 2022 and 30 November 2022.      


Wednesday 18 October, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

From 09.45:

  • Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister of Wales
  • Des Clifford, Director of the Office of the First Minister
  • Piers Bisson, Director of European Transition, Constitution and Justice, Welsh Government 

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