Two Welsh politicians have admitted to taking drugs in their youth.

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said: “As a gay man who first went clubbing in the 1990s it would be a bit of a surprise if I hadn’t taken drugs.”

Labour backbench MP Stephen Kinnock, who represents Aberavon, admitted “smoking weed” at high school.

The panellists on the BBC’s Question Time were asked if they had taken drugs, after Michael Gove admitted taking cocaine 20 years ago.

Mr Price said he was “not proud” of it, adding: “But I’m not going to lie about it either.”

“15 million people in this country have taken illegal drugs… that’s got to be a message to us that prohibition has failed in the most dismal way possible,” he said.

Mr Kinnock, son of

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