MPs: Jane Hutt AM; Nathan Gill MEP; Eluned Parrott AM;

Vale of Glamorgan (National Assembly for Wales)

Ms Jane Hutt AM (Labour)

AM Since - 1999 Majority - 3,775 Born - 15/12/1949. Married, 2 daughters.
Education - Rosemead School, Sussex. Highlands School, Eldoret, Kenya. University of Kent, Canterbury, London School of Economics, Bristol University.
Previous Occupation - Previously Coordinator of Welsh Women's Aid (1980s), and Director of Tenant Participation Advisory Service, former Director of Chwarae Teg, Director of Fair Play (1992-99). Former Non-Executive Director of Cardiff Community Health Trust. UNISON member.

Personal Overview - Narrowly held a key marginal seat in Wales for Labour, and has been rewarded by becoming the Secretary for Health & Social Services. This lines up with her career, where she has worked for several voluntary organisations and is a former Vice Chairman of the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. Retained her position of Health Minister after the 2003 elections, despite public criticism of her handling of hospital waiting list issues. This was however only a short term respite, she was reshuffled in early 2005 after a perceived lack of progress, moving to cover Education in the Labour/Plaid Cymru coalition after the 2007 elections. Was shifted sideways in the December 2009 reshuffle promoted by the election of Carwyn Jones to the post of First Minister.

Political History - Councillor, South Glamorgan CC (1981-93). Assembly Member for Vale of Glamorgan (1999-). Chairman of the Equal Opportunities Committee (1999-2000), member of the Health and Social Services Committee (1999-2005). Member of the South East Wales Regional Committee (1999-2005), House Committee (2005-07), South Wales Central Regional Committee (2005-07). Member of the Business Committee (2005-2007). Health and Social Services Secretary (Minister) (1999-2005). Minister for Assembly Business, Equalities and Children (2005-07). Minister for Budget and Business (2007), Minister for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (2007-09). Member of the Business Committee (2010-13). Minister for Business and Budget (2009-11). Minister for Finance and Leader of the House (2011-13). Minister for Finance (2013-).

Other Information - Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. Has been the Welsh member on the New Opportunities (UK fund). Former Vice Chairman of the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. Former Chairman of Governors at Kitchener Primary School, Cardiff.
All Party Groups - N/a.

Business Tel: 029 2089 8469


My blog

Interests: Equal Opportunities,Women's Issues,Health & Safety,Social Services


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


Interests: Business & Finance,Employment

Commitee membership
  • Development (Member)


South Wales Central (National Assembly for Wales)

Ms Eluned Parrott AM (Liberal Democrat)

AM Since - 2003 Majority - (Regional Constituency) Born - 1975. Married, 2 children.
Education - Cardiff University (Music). Post-graduate diploma in marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Previous Occupation - Community Engagement Manager for Cardiff University.

Personal Overview - Joined the Assembly in July 2011 following the decision to disqualify John Dixon who had been elected at the May elections. He did not return to the Assembly despite the fact that his colleague Aled Roberts (who was also disqualified) was reinstated when it emerged that he had been misled by out of date guidelines for election candidates. She is from a public sector background, prior to her election she had led a team which organises educational outreach and community events for the public. She has an interest in educational issues where she has shown concern at the level of school funding in Wales compared to that of England.

Political History - General Election candidate for Vale of Glamorgan (2010). Assembly Member for South Wales Central Regional Constituency (2011-). Member of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (2011-). Member of the Enterprise and Business Committee (2011-). Member of the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (2012-). Shadow Minister for Enterprise, Transport, Europe and Business (2011-).

Other Information - N/a.

Business Tel: 029 2089 8343


My blog

Interests: Education & Training,Disability

Commitee membership
  • Enterprise and Business Committee (Member)
  • Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Member)
  • Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Member)


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