It's widely expected that Vaughan Gething's first cabinet will look significantly different to Mark Drakeford's, with changes not just to personnel but to the make-up of portfolios themselves.

One of the big decisions the new First Minister faces will be what to do with the economy brief that he himself held until just recently. He could leave it as a relatively small department or add on other responsibilities to make it a bigger job.

Which politicians are in the frame to take on the role may well be shaped by what Mr Gething decides to do with the brief. But names already being mentioned around Cardiff Bay include the man beaten to the First Minister's post, Jeremy Miles, as well as the former economy and transport minister Ken Skates, current Treasury minister Rebecca Evans and Mr Gething's backbench supporter Hefin David.

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One of Mr Gething's options for the economy role is to break up the behemoth that is the Department for Climate Change, by bringing transport out of its clutches, either as a new standalone department or back within the economy portfolio - where it used to reside before Mark Drakeford was appointed First Minister.

There could also be merit in bringing further education and college responsibilities out of the education department into a beefed up economy one. After all, universities and colleges are important economic entities in their own right and can play an even bigger role in research and development activities, graduate entrepreneurship and boosting skills and productivity across the Welsh economy.

But while he might like to bring in a supporter like Hefin David or Ken Skates into such a key role, could there be a late twist in Mr Gething’s cabinet calculations?

While he didn’t break any electoral rules in his First Minister leadership campaign fundraising activities, there is still some disquiet amongst some MSs.

During the campaign Jeremy Miles, when I interviewed him on his economic agenda, said he would be happy to serve in a new cabinet if he lost out to Mr Gething.

However, having been defeated so narrowly, he really is in a position of strength to potentially tell the new First Minister what role he would be happy to take, rather than what he is offered. But what role could that be? Well, in terms of any future leadership campaign, would anyone really want the poisoned chalice of health?

Jeremy Miles.

And having given education a good run, perhaps the MS for Neath could say to his new boss: “I am of course happy to serve Vaughan and build party unity, but this is the deal... I want a new enlarged economy ministerial role, or nothing,” (although he seems far too polite to say it quite like that, you get the picture).

During the campaign, Mr Miles had some interesting things to say on the economy, from establishing a new at arm’s length of Welsh Government body to deliver all business support, as well as more backing to boost graduate entrepreneurship levels.

With a challenging budgetary outlook for the Welsh Government, regardless of whether there is a Labour government in Westminster later this year or not, he also identified leveraging, in a coordinated way, the borrowing powers of local authorities in Wales for investment into the renewable sector.

With greater responsibilities, being Economy Minister would have far more appeal, but importantly more reach and potential to shape the direction of the Welsh economy in a positive way.

So, while some think the role will be offered as a reward to a loyal supporter like Hefin David, don’t be surprised if Mr Gething sacrifices him on the altar of political expediency and presenting a united party front.