First Minister


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First Minister

1 the leader of the Scottish Executive in the SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT.
2 the leader of the executive in the Northern Ireland Assembly (see GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT).
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The Prime Minister updated the First Minister on the Brexit negotiations and made clear her commitment to a deal that works for the whole of the UK and protects the security and prosperity of all our communities.
Today's apology does not remove the need for the First Minister to refer himself to the independent advisor on the Ministerial Code.
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies said the emails could hold "crucial evidence" to several investigations into the conduct of the First Minister, including one into whether he broke the Ministerial Code by misleading AMs over his knowledge of bullying within his own office.
One Welsh Labour source said: "It's entirely in line with expectations that Carwyn would be standing down as First Minister after around 10 years.
Former SNP leader Salmond has agreed to donate his annual first minister pension of PS42,501 to charity while he remains an MP.
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones will also be present for a briefing from the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC), which in the summer raised the official threat risk to the UK from substantial to severe.
She added: "To become First Minister is special and a big responsibility.
We have agreed to meet with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, to identify what issues need to be addressed and how best to do so.
The First Minister said: "We have invested significantly in the implementation of a traffic officer service on the road.
The meeting comes after the First Minister discussed his plans for staging a ballot on independence with the Scottish Secretary Michael Moore earlier this week.
First Minister Mr Robinson said: "I am disappointed to hear some of the comments from ACC Finlay and look forward to meeting with the Chief Constable shortly.
Over the weekend, there have been calls for the identities of bidders to be revealed and former First Minister Jack McConnell claimed he was "aghast" that the Nats had auctioned off lunches to boost party funds.