Janice Gregory was a Member of the National
Assembly for Wales between May 1999 and April 2016. This was her
biography at the time she left.
Janice Gregory was born in Treorchy, and is the daughter of Sir Ray
Powell who was Labour MP for Ogmore from 1979-2001. She was
educated at Bridgend Grammar School for Girls. She lives in Pencoed
and is married with two children and two grandchildren.
Janice worked as constituency secretary and caseworker for Sir Ray
Powell MP from 1991.
She was elected to
the Assembly in May 1999 and was re-elected in 2003, 2007 and in
2011. She has been the Government Chief Whip since 2009.
Between 2007 and
2011 (during in the Third Assembly), Janice she was Chair of the
Labour Group, Chair of the Communities and Culture Committee and
sat on the Scrutiny of the First Minister Committee, Audit
Committee and Legislation Committee No. 3.
career as an Assembly Member, her roles have also included chairing
the Social Justice and Regeneration Committee and the South Wales
West Regional Committee. Her political interests include children,
jobs, tackling poverty, health and regeneration.
Janice is a member of Unite the
Union, USDAW, the Co-operative Party and the Fabian