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Vaughan Gething’s very British victory

17 March 2024

4:06 AM

17 March 2024

4:06 AM

Something happened today which, if it were any other country, would be seen to be remarkable: Vaughan Gething, the new First Minister of Wales, became the first black leader of any country in Europe. But having a non-white leader is not remarkable in British politics. The governments of London Scotland, Wales and the UK governments are now led by what no one calls ‘politicians of colour’.

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