Minister for Finance (Wales)

The Minister for Finance is a member of the cabinet in the Welsh Government, responsible for the management of the budget, tax and borrowing, oversight of financial accounting and audit, and oversight of any Private Finance Initiative, amongst others.[1]

Minister for Finance of Wales
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Rebecca Evans

since 13 December 2018 (2018-12-13)
Member of
Reports toThe First Minister
AppointerThe Crown
First holderEdwina Hart AM

List of MinistersEdit

Name Portrait Term of office Party Title First Minister
Edwina Hart   1999 – 2003 Welsh Labour Secretary for Finance Alun Michael
Rhodri Morgan
Sue Essex   2003 – 3 May 2007 Welsh Labour Minister for Finance and Local Government
Jane Hutt   25 May 2007 – 19 July 2007 Welsh Labour Minister for Budget and Business Management
Andrew Davies 19 July 2007 – 9 December 2009 Welsh Labour Minister for Finance and Public Service Delivery
Jane Hutt   9 December 2009 – May 2016 Welsh Labour Minister for Business and Budget (2009-11)

Minister for Finance (2011-16)

Carwyn Jones
Mark Drakeford   19 May 2016 – 13 December 2018 Welsh Labour Cabinet Secretary for Finance
Rebecca Evans   13 December 2018 – Present Welsh Labour Minister for Finance Mark Drakeford


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)