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Top Welsh politician's son jailed for rape

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

The son of a Labour politician tipped to be the next First Minister of Wales has been jailed for more than eight years after a "cruel and degrading" sex attack on a young woman.

Jonathan Drakeford, 31, subjected the 22-year-old to "humiliation" after he forced her on to a bed before he spanked her with a leather paddle and raped her, Cardiff Crown Court heard.

Drakeford, the son of Mark Drakeford, the Welsh Labour leadership front-runner, was found guilty of rape and assault occasion...