Labour MS for Ogmore, Former Labour MP for Ogmore

Entered the House of Commons on 14 February 2002 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 24 March 2016 — Resigned

Entered the Senedd on 5 May 2016

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Food Procurement
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Food
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Dangerous Dogs

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
  • Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
  • Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) ( 7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Marine and Natural Environment) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Marine and Natural Environment) ( 5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales ( 2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) ( 5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) ( 5 Oct 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (24 Jun 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (10 May 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)

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Recent appearances

  • 9. Short Debate: A rural poverty strategy for Wales 15 May 2024

    Cefin, look, it's a fair point, but can I suggest—? There is a requirement on officials, cross-Government, to undertake an integrated impact assessment, including rural-proofing. Officials have to consider every policy in the context of rural-proofing. If it helps, I'm more than happy to speak to other Cabinet colleagues, as this is in my brief, and re-emphasise the need to actually do...
  • 9. Short Debate: A rural poverty strategy for Wales 15 May 2024

    Yes, indeed. 
  • 9. Short Debate: A rural poverty strategy for Wales 15 May 2024

    Diolch yn fawr iawn. Diolch, Cefin. Thank you, Cefin, for tabling this short debate on rural poverty, and also Mabon and Siân and Sam for their contributions as well. I think we can all agree that this a crucial issue, because we know that, across Wales, including in our rural communities, many people are struggling with the cost of living, so it's right that we look at how poverty is...

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Last updated: 21 Mar 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA.
£75 was paid direct to charity for January-February 2015 MP panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday home in West Glamorgan: (i).

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