Peter Black was a Member of the National
Assembly for Wales between May 1999 and April 2016. This was his
biography at the time he left.
Born in 1960 in
Bebington Wirral, Peter was educated at Wirral Grammar School for
Boys and graduated from Swansea University in 1981 with a degree in
English and History. He is married to Angela and lives in
Manselton, Swansea. His personal interests include science fiction,
film, theatre, and poetry.
Peter is a former
civil servant, having worked in the Land Registry for Wales from
1983 to 1999.
Peter Black has been the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for
South Wales West since 1999. He is a leading Swansea Councillor,
having represented the Cwmbwrla Ward since 1984. He is a
former Leader of the Opposition in the City and County of Swansea
and has served as the Chair of the Welsh Liberal Democrats.
political interests include digital technologies, housing, local
government and social justice. Peter is the Assembly Commissioner
for ICT and Sustainability.