Here are the titles of the Welsh Government Cabinet and Ministers, announced on 3 November 2017.

Full official titles


First Minister – Y Prif Weinidog (neu Prif Weinidog Cymru pan fo angen gwahaniaethu wrth Prime Minister)

Cabinet Secretary for Finance – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros Gyllid

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros Iechyd a Gwasanaethau Cymdeithasol

Minister for Children and Social Care – Y Gweinidog Gofal Cymdeithasol a Phlant

Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros yr Economi a Thrafnidiaeth

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport – Y Gweinidog Diwylliant, Twristiaeth a Chwaraeon

Cabinet Secretary for Education – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros Addysg

Minister for the Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning – Gweinidog y Gymraeg a Dysgu Gydol Oes

Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros Ynni, Cynllunio a Materion Gwledig

Minister for the Environment – Gweinidog yr Amgylchedd

Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services – Ysgrifennydd y Cabinet dros Lywodraeth Leol a Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus

Minister for Housing and Regeneration – Y Gweinidog Tai ac Adfywio

Leader of the House and Chief Whip – Arweinydd y Tŷ a’r Prif Chwip

Counsel General – Y Cwnsler Cyffredinol

Short forms

Alternative short forms may be used for Cabinet Secretary titles. In Welsh, these are:


Yr Ysgrifennydd Cyllid

Yr Ysgrifennydd Iechyd a Gwasanaethau Cymdeithasol

Ysgrifennydd yr Economi a Thrafnidiaeth

Yr Ysgrifennydd Addysg

Yr Ysgrifennydd Ynni, Cynllunio a Materion Gwledig

Yr Ysgrifennydd Llywodraeth Leol a Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus

A note on terminology: Those in the Cabinet are called "Cabinet Sectetaries". The posts called "Ministers" in this administration are not part of the Cabinet. This is consistent with the pattern used by the UK Government and the Scottish Government.

These titles appear in TermCymru.

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