MPs: Lynne Neagle AM; Nathan Gill MEP; Lindsay Whittle AM;

Torfaen (National Assembly for Wales)

Ms Lynne Neagle AM (Labour)

AM Since - 1999 Majority - 6,088 Born - 18/01/1968. Married (Huw Lewis AM). 1 Son.
Education - Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr Tydfil. Reading University (studies French & Italian).

Previous Occupation - Worked for a number of voluntary associations, including Shelter Cymru and Mind. Research Assistant to Glenys Kinnock MEP (1994-97). Worked as a Carers Development Officer at Voluntary Action, Cardiff (1997-99).

Personal Overview - Has good experience of working in the voluntary sector, and in addition is likely to have gained some political knowledge having acted as a Research Assistant to Glenys Kinnock MEP. Her interests include Housing, Health, Europe & Social Services issues.

Political History - Assembly Member for Torfaen (1999-). Member of the Legislation Committee (1999-2001), Health and Social Services Committee (1999-2001), Audit Committee (2001-). Member of the South East Wales Regional Committee (1999-2007), Audit Committee (2001-02), Standards of Conduct Committee (2003-07), member of the Economic Development and Transport Committee (2003-04), Health and Social Services Committee (2005-07). Member of the Communities and Culture Committee (2007-11). Member of the Children and Young People Committee (2007-10). Member of the Equality of Opportunity Committee (2007-08), Finance Committee (2007-08). Member of the Children and Young People Committee (2011-). Member of the Health and Social Care Committee (2011-).

Other Information - Previously Chairman of Merthyr Tydfil Child Poverty Action Group. Member of the TGWU.
All Party Groups - N/a.

Business Tel: 029 2089 8369

Email: lynne.neagle@wales.gov.uk

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Interests: Housing,Regeneration (S. Wales),Regional Policy,Health & Safety,Social Services,Health

Commitee membership
  • Health and Social Care Committee (Member)
  • Children and Young People Committee (Member)

 

Wales (European Parliament)

Mr Nathan Gill MEP (UKIP)

MEP Since - 2014. Born - 1974. Married, 5 children.
Education - Coleg Menai.
Previous Occupation - Personal Assistant to John Bufton MEP (2009-14). UKIP Membership Secretary.

Personal Overview - He has a career background of having been involved in his family's business providing Domiciliary and Home Care for the Elderly, which employed 180 people. After selling the business he moved with his family back to Wales (he had lived there previously in the early 1980s). He joined UKIP in 2005 having been previously been a Conservative and has made the point that he is not a 'career politician'. He has stood for the party at the 2013 Ynys Môn Welsh Assembly by-election and is likely to have gained useful European experience through his time working for former UKIP MEP for Wales John Bufton.

Political History - Former Conservative Party member. Joined UKIP (2005). UKIP candidate for the Ynys Môn Welsh Assembly by-election (2013). MEP Wales (2014-). Member of the Committee on Development (2014-).

Other Information - N/a.
Intergroups - N/a.

Business Tel: +32(0)2 28 45341

Email: nathan.gill@europarl.europa.eu

Interests: Business & Finance,Employment

Commitee membership
  • Development (Member)

 

South Wales East (National Assembly for Wales)

Mr Lindsay Whittle AM (Plaid Cymru)

AM Since - 2011 Majority - (Regional Constituency) Born - 24/03/1953. Divorced, 1 daughter.
Education - Cwm Ifor Primary School. Caerphilly Boys' Grammar School. Cardiff University (Postgraduate Diploma in Housing)

Previous Occupation - Personnel officer at Dialoy Ltd (1971-81). Housing Manager for Hafod Housing Association, Cardiff (1982-2007).

Personal Overview - Was successfully elected at his seventh parliamentary election attempt. With Local Government experience as a Caerphilly Council Leader on two occasions, he is likely to have a good knowledge of the local political environment. He has also been active on the wider Welsh political scene as the Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson on Equalities, Community Safety and Social Justice. His main political interest is likely to be housing, where he has been a committed campaigner for high housing standards. His other interests include homelessness and living standards for the elderly.

Political History - Councillor, Caerphilly (BC). Plaid Cymru Group Leader, Council Leader (1999-2004), (2008-11). Welsh Assembly candidate for Caerphilly (2007). Assembly Member for South Wales East (2011-). Member of the Health and Social Care Committee (2011-). Member of the Public Accounts Committee (2012). Member of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee (2012-13). Spokesperson for Social Services, Children and Equal Opportunities (2011-13). Spokesperson for Social Services, Equality, Older people (2013-14).

Other Information - Has been a Governor for his old school, Cwm Ifor Primary. Member of Unison.

All Party Groups - N/a.

Business Tel: 029 2089 8282

Email: Lindsay.Whittle@Wales.gov.uk

Interests: Housing,Health & Safety,The Elderly,Homelessness,Local Government

Commitee membership
  • Health and Social Care Committee (Member)

 


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