for Finance and Trefnydd
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Key interests and
Rebecca was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales
in 2011 to represent the region of Mid and West Wales. In 2016 she became
Assembly Member for Gower.
Rebecca was invited to become the youngest member of the
Welsh Government in July 2014 when she was appointed Deputy Minister for
Farming and Food, and since May 2016 she has served as Minister for Social
Services and Public Health.
Her wider political interests include equalities, welfare
reform, tackling poverty, and rural affairs.
Rebecca was educated at the University of Leeds, where she
studied History. She also received a Master of Philosophy degree in Historical
Studies from the University of Cambridge.
Rebecca lives in Gower with her husband. She is a keen Welsh
Before becoming an Assembly Member, Rebecca worked in the
In the Fourth Assembly, Rebecca was appointed to the Health
and Social Care Committee, and the Environment and Sustainability Committee and
its Common Agricultural Policy Task and Finish Group. She also served on the
Children, Young People and Education Committee.
Also in the Fourth Assembly, Rebecca was Chair of the
Cross-Party Groups on Disability, Mental Health, and Nursing and Midwifery; and
was Vice-Chair of the Cross-Party Groups on Faith, Autism, and Beer and the
Pub. She was an officer of several other Cross-Party Groups, including
Neurological Conditions, and Older People.