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Lynne Neagle AM

Lynne Neagle AM

Party: Welsh Labour

Constituency: Torfaen

Contact information

Office Address: 
73 Upper Trosnant Street
Pontypool
NP4 8AU

Phone:  01495 740022

Fax:  01495 755776

Assembly Address: 
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF99 1NA

Phone:  0300 200 7168

Email:  Lynne.Neagle@assembly.wales

Membership

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
  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Personal history

Lynne Neagle was born in Merthyr Tydfil in 1968 and was educated at Cyfarthfa High School, then Reading University, where she studied French and Italian. She is married to Huw Lewis, Assembly Member for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney until the Fifth Assembly, and has two sons.

 

Professional background

Prior to her election to the Assembly in 1999, Lynne held a number of posts within the voluntary sector in Wales, working for organisations such as Shelter Cymru, Mind and the CAB. She was Carers Development Officer with Voluntary Action Cardiff and also worked as a researcher for Glenys Kinnock MEP.

 

Political history

Lynne was a long-serving chair of the Labour Group in the Assembly until 2008. Her political interests include health, housing, social services, Europe and the future of the valleys in south Wales. She has led high profile campaigns on issues like MMR uptake and disabled children’s services.

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