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Leanne Wood

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Member o the Welsh Assembly
for Sooth Wales Central
Assumed office
1 Mey 2003
Precedit bi Pauline Jarman
Leader o Plaid Cymru
Assumed office
16 March 2012
Precedit bi Ieuan Wyn Jones
Personal details
Born (1971-12-13) 13 December 1971 (age 47)
Rhondda, Wales
Poleetical pairty Plaid Cymru
Wabsteid http://www.leannewood.org

Leanne Wood AM (born 13 Dizember 1971), is a Welsh politeecian an the leader o Plaid Cymru. Born in the Rhondda, Wales, she haes representit the Sooth Wales Central region as a Member o the Naitional Assembly for Wales syne 2003. She wis electit leader o Plaid Cymru on 15 Mairch 2012. Wood, a socialist, republican an a proponent for Welsh unthirldom, is the first female leader o Plaid Cymru an the first pairty leader no tae be fluent in the Welsh leid.

Early an personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Born in Llwynypia Hospital on 13 Dizember 1971,[1][2] Wood wis raised an still lives in the nearbi veelage o Penygraig. She wis educatit at Tonypandy Comprehensive Schuil (now Tonypandy Commonty College), an the Varsity o Glamorgan.[3][4]

Her private life is kept private, but she haes a lang term pairtner an a dochter, Cerys Amelia. In 2002, her then pairtner David Evans killed hissel bi takkin too mony drogs prescribit for depression brocht on bi chronic fatigue syndrome.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Your representatives; Leanne Wood". BBC News Democracy Live website. BBC. 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 
  2. "Ms Leanne Wood, AM's biography", Debrett's website, Debrett's, 2011, retrieved 25 July 2011 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Matt Withers (12 March 2012). "She leads one of Wales' biggest parties... but who is Leanne Wood?". Western Mail. Cardiff: Media Wales Ltd. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  4. Rob Jones (11 January 2007). "People and places that helped shape the Tonypandy we know today". Rhondda Leader. Pontypridd: Media Wales Ltd. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unrecognised parameter
Precedit bi
Leighton Andrews
Assembly Member for Rhondda
2016–present
Succeedit bi
Incumbent
Precedit bi
Pauline Jarman
Assembly Member
for Sooth Wales Central

2003–2016
Succeedit bi
Neil McEvoy
Poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Andrew R. T. Davies
Leader o the Opposeetion in the Naitional Assembly
2016 – 2017
Succeedit bi
Andrew R. T. Davies
Pairty poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Ieuan Wyn Jones
Leader o Plaid Cymru
2012–present
Incumbent