Please see below copies of emails between myself and David Davies, Chair of Cardiff West Constituency Labour Party, clarifying my position on the Labour Party leadership Election.
From: David Llewellyn Davies
Sent: 13 August 2015 13:25
To: Drakeford, Mark (Assembly Member)
Cc: Annabelle Harle
Subject: Labour Party Leadership Election
I note that yesterday Leighton Andrews declared his support for Yvette Cooper in the Labour Leadership Election. I had understood that the First Minister felt his Cabinet colleagues were best remaining neutral at least from a public perspective.
You followed the neutrality line at the last GC but Kevin was free to declare his position and did so. I wonder given Leighton's intervention if you would now like to do the same? I think it would be in members interests to know the position of both elected representatives.
If you are happy to do this I will ask Annabelle to issue an appropriate communication within the CLP.
I look forward to hearing your view.
David Llewellyn Davies
Chair - Cardiff West Constituency Labour Party
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