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Ieuan Wyn Jones AM

Ieuan Wyn Jones AM

Party: Plaid Cymru

Constituency: Ynys Môn

Terms of Office

  • 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
  • 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
  • 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
  • 06/05/2011 - 20/06/2013

Additional Information

Personal history

 

Ieuan Wyn Jones was born in 1949 and was educated at Liverpool Polytechnic College.

 

Professional background

 

Before being elected, Ieuan worked as a solicitor.

 

Political history

 

He was first elected to the Assembly in May 1999. In 2000 he was elected as President of Plaid Cymru with 77 per cent of the vote.

 

Ieuan served as Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly until the 2007 election when the One Wales Government was formed, and he became the Deputy First Minister. On 19 July 2007, it was announced that Ieuan would also be Minister for Economy and Transport.

 

His political interests are many and varied but he has a special interest in health and education.

 

Affiliations

 

Ieuan was made a fellow of the University of Wales, Bangor in 2009.

 

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