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Boris Johnson needs to show “maturity” after elected president new Conservative leader, Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford has said.

Mr Johnson drum Jeremy Hunt in an opinion poll of Tory members, prevailing 92,153 polls to his rival’s 46,656.

Welsh Labour’s leader said he hoped Mr Johnson would establish “strategic thinking and honesty needed to meet the challenges he, and we all, face”.

The Tory MP is set to become the next prime minister on Wednesday.

Mr Johnson supporter and Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns said the new governor “will be a prime minister that are able to the connection between our enormous nations to get on and deliver Brexit”.

“Boris shares my number one ambition for a stronger Wales as part of a strong United Kingdom, ” he said.

But Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said the Conservative Party had elected a “clown”.

“This is no joke. People will soon realise, this isn’t as good as it gets. By electing Boris Johnson, the question of Welsh independence is not of ‘if’, but ‘when’, ” said Mr Price.

Tory leadership announcement: as it happened The view from Wales Image caption Mark Drakeford said the prime minister needs to react with “seriousness” to the issues facing him


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