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Terms of Office
- 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
- 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
- 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
- 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
Key interests and
Long before entering
politics Ann spent much of her time following Rhyl Town Football
Club and she remains a Lillywhites season ticket holder.
Ann Jones was born and
brought up in Rhyl on the North Wales coast, where she has lived
all her life.
She worked for nearly
30 years in fire control rooms in north Wales and Merseyside until
her election to the National Assembly for Wales in 1999. Before
being elected to the Assembly, Ann served as a Rhyl Town Councillor
and was the town’s Mayor in 1996/7. She was also a
Denbighshire County Councillor.
An active trade
unionist, Ann served as a national official in the Fire Brigades
Union for a number of years and sat on both the Welsh Labour Party
and Wales TUC Executives. She is a member of UNISON and Chairs the
UNISON Group of Assembly Members. She also remains an ‘out of
trade’ member of the FBU.
While championing her
local community, Ann Jones has worked tirelessly with the Welsh
Labour Government to attract major investment to the area with real
Ann Jones is Deputy
Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales.