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Gareth Bennett AM

Gareth Bennett AM

Party: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)

Region: South Wales Central

Contact information

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

Bus. phone:  0300 200 7263



Term of Office

  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Key interests and achievements

Gareth’s political interests include Constitutional issues, sport, the licensed trade, skills and retraining, and housing. Before being elected to the National Assembly for Wales, he co-authored books on football and local history.


Personal history

Gareth was born in Cardiff and was educated at Radyr Comprehensive School.


Professional background

Gareth was trained as a newspaper reporter and worked on local newspapers. He then had a variety of jobs in various fields ranging from administration to casual labouring.


Political history

Gareth was first elected to the Assembly in May 2016. He is UKIP’s Spokesman for Local Government, Communities and Housing, and Sport, and is also the Group’s Business Manager.


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