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Julie James AM

Julie James AM

Title: Leader of the House and Chief Whip

Party: Welsh Labour

Constituency: Swansea West

Contact information

Office Address: 
1st Floor
11 Wind Street
Swansea
SA1 1DP

Phone:  01792 460 836

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

Phone:  0300 200 7137

Email:  Julie.James@assembly.wales

Website (non-Assembly) :  www.JulieJamesAM.co.uk

Twitter :  www.twitter.com/JulieJamesAM

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Terms of Office

  • 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Leader of the House and Chief Whip

The contact details provided are for Julie James in their role as an Assembly Member, and should be used if you wish to contact them in this role. If you wish to contact Julie James in their entirely separate role as a Minister in the Welsh Government please use the Ministerial contact details on the Welsh Government’s website: http://gov.wales/about/cabinet/writingtoministers/?lang=en

 

Key interests and achievements

Julie is a committed green campaigner, environmentalist and a keen swimmer and skier. Julie is a member of Unison and is also a member of Gray’s Inn.

 

Personal history

Julie was born in Swansea but spent significant portions of her youth living around the world with her family. Julie spent her early career in London and then moved back to Swansea with her husband to raise their three children and to be closer to her family.

 

Professional background

Until she was elected as Assembly Member for Swansea West, Julie was a leading environmental and constitutional lawyer. Prior to this, she was assistant chief executive at Swansea Council. She spent most of her legal career in local government, working as a policy lawyer with the London Borough of Camden before returning to Swansea to work for West Glamorgan County Council and then the City and County of Swansea.

 

Political history

Julie joined the Labour party at university, and was an active member until she took on politically restricted posts in a number of councils.

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