Second Jones government

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Second Jones government
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7th devolved government of Wales
Carwyn Jones 2011.jpg
Date formed 11 May 2011
Date dissolved 2016
People and organisations
Head of state Elizabeth II
Head of government Carwyn Jones
Member party Labour
Status in legislature Minority
Legislature term(s) 4th National Assembly for Wales
Predecessor First Jones government
Successor Third Jones government

The second Jones government (11 May 2011 – 2016) was a Labour minority government.

Having won the largest number of seats in the 2011 general election (30 out of 60) the Labour sought to form a minority government. Carwyn Jones was re-elected First Minister in May 2011.


Office Name Term Party Image
First Minister Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM 2011–2016 Labour Carwyn Jones 2011.jpg
Minister for Finance

Leader of the House

Jane Hutt AM 2011–2016 Labour Jane Hutt.jpg
Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology & Science Edwina Hart AM 2011–2016 Labour Edwina Hart.jpg
Minister for Education and Skills Leighton Andrews AM 2011-2016 Labour Leighton Andrews.jpg
Minister for Environment & Sustainable Development John Griffiths AM 2011–2016 Labour John Griffiths.jpg
Minister for Health and Social Services Lesley Griffiths AM 2011–2016 Labour Lesley Griffiths.jpg
Minister for Housing, Regeneration & Heritage Huw Lewis AM 2011–2016 Labour Huw Lewis.jpg
Minister for Local Government & Communities Carl Sargeant AM 2011–2016 Labour Carl Sargeant.jpg
Office holders given special provisions to attend Cabinet
Chief Whip Janice Gregory AM 2011–2016 Labour Janice Gregory.jpg
Counsel General for Wales Theodore Huckle QC 2011–2016 Labour Theodore Huckle QC.jpeg

Junior Ministers[edit]

Office Name Term Party Image
Deputy Minister for Children & Social Services Gwenda Thomas AM 2011–2016 Labour Gwenda Thomas.jpg
Deputy Minister for Skills Jeff Cuthbert AM 2011–2016 Labour Jeffrey Cuthbert.jpg
Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries & European Programmes Alun Davies AM 2011–2016 Labour Alun Davies.jpg

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