News News and blogs Llamau Statement on Mark Drakeford Stepping Down as First Minister of Wales Llamau extends its heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Mark Drakeford, one of the founding members of our organisation, as he steps down from his role as the First Minister of Wales. His unwavering commitment to social justice and tireless efforts to combat homelessness and injustice, particularly among young people in Wales, have left an indelible mark on our community. Through his dedication, Wales has witnessed significant strides in addressing social issues, and his legacy serves as a testament to the positive impact that can be achieved through compassionate and effective governance. Llamau is profoundly grateful for Mark Drakeford's integral role in our foundation and development. His vision, compassion, and commitment to creating a more just society have greatly influenced our mission to end youth homelessness and empower those in need. Under his leadership, we have seen increased awareness, support, and collaboration to address the root causes of homelessness and provide meaningful solutions for young people facing adversity. As Mark Drakeford transitions from his role as First Minister, Llamau remains steadfast in its commitment to continue the crucial work initiated during his tenure. We express our deepest appreciation for his service, and we look forward to building upon the foundation he has laid for a brighter and more equitable future for the people of Wales. Thank you, Mark Drakeford, for your exemplary leadership and tireless advocacy on behalf of those who need it most. Your legacy will continue to inspire positive change in our community for years to come.