Carwyn Jones

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Carwyn Jones

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First Meenister o Wales
In office
10 December 2009 – 13 December 2018
MonarchElizabeth II
DeputeIeuan Wyn Jones (2009-2011)
Precedit biRhodri Morgan
Succeedit biMark Drakeford
Leader o Welsh Labour
In office
1 December 2009 – 6 December 2018
Precedit biRhodri Morgan
Succeedit biMark Drakeford
Counsel General for Wales
In office
19 July 2007 – 9 December 2009
First MeenisterRhodri Morgan
Precedit biOffice Creatit
Succeedit biJohn Griffiths
Member o the Welsh Assembly
for Bridgend
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Precedit biConstituency Created
Majority6,725 (28%)
Personal details
Born (1967-03-21) 21 Mairch 1967 (age 53)
Swansea, Wales
Poleetical pairtyWelsh Labour
Spoose(s)Lisa
BairnsSeren, Ruairi
Alma materUniversity of Wales
Inns of Court
ProfessionBarrister

Carwyn Howell Jones (born 21 Mairch 1967) is a Welsh politeecian an umwhile First Meenister o Wales. The third offeecial tae lead the Welsh Govrenment, Jones haes been Assembly Member for Bridgend syne 1999. In the coalition govrenment o Welsh Labour an Plaid Cymru, he wis appointit Counsel General for Wales an Leader o the Hoose on 19 Julie 2007. Alang wi a number o ither Assembly Members, he is a fluent Welsh speaker, an is an aw a member o Amnesty International an the Fabian Society. He wis electit tae succeed Rhodri Morgan as the new Leader o Welsh Labour on 1 December 2009. On 9 December he wis nominatit as First Meenister an unanimously electit bi the Naitional Assembly. He wis sworn intae office the follaein day.[1] Jones propaled his demission as Welsh Labour leader an First Meenister on 21 Aprile 2018, an wis succeedit in baith poseetions bi Mark Drakeford in December.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Jones is new Welsh Labour leader". BBC Wales. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2009.