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But we know that Rhodri will stay on as First Minister until December 8th at least, to put the budget to bed. As the contest for Labour Group Leaders will take eight weeks once it is trigerred this is not exactly hot news, and as has been discussed on this blog previously there is great concern on the fifth floor of the Assembly building about the stability of the Coalition during the negotiation of this year’s budget.
But next year’s budget is going to be even more difficult to negotiate. Is he going to stay to make sure that one is ‘put to bed’ too?
As General de Gaulle once said, “The graveyards are full of indispensable men”.