Earlier today Liberal Democrat members in Wales voted to back the deal with Labour under which the party’s one Assembly member, Kirsty Williams, will become the Education Secretary in Wales:
The deal between Ms Williams and Labour agrees a list of nine common priorities which include pledges from the Welsh Lib Dem election manifesto such as limiting infant class sizes to a maximum of 25, extending a nurse staffing levels law, and funding an extra 20,000 affordable homes.
Speaking after the vote Ms Williams said: “The Welsh Liberal Democrats will now play our part in delivering real change in the way government works for the people of Wales.
“I will be in government as a Welsh Liberal Democrat, guided by our values and commitments.” [Wales Online]
One particular detail is worth noting: