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Ann Jones MS

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Title: Deputy Presiding Officer

Party: Welsh Labour

Political grouping: Welsh Labour Group

Constituency: Vale of Clwyd

Contact information

Office Address: 
The Hub
69-75 Wellington Road
LL18 1BE

Phone:  01745 332813

Fax:  01745 369038

Senedd Address: 
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Phone:  0300 200 7173


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Terms of Office

  • 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
  • 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
  • 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
  • 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Key interests and achievements

Long before entering politics Ann spent much of her time following Rhyl Town Football Club and she remains a Lillywhites season ticket holder.


Personal history

Ann Jones was born and brought up in Rhyl on the North Wales coast, where she has lived all her life.


Professional background

She worked for nearly 30 years in fire control rooms in north Wales and Merseyside until her election to the National Assembly for Wales in 1999. Before being elected to the Assembly, Ann served as a Rhyl Town Councillor and was the town’s Mayor in 1996/7. She was also a Denbighshire County Councillor.


Political history

An active trade unionist, Ann served as a national official in the Fire Brigades Union for a number of years and sat on both the Welsh Labour Party and Wales TUC Executives. She is a member of UNISON and Chairs the UNISON Group of Assembly Members. She also remains an ‘out of trade’ member of the FBU.


While championing her local community, Ann Jones has worked tirelessly with the Welsh Labour Government to attract major investment to the area with real success.


Ann Jones is Deputy Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales.


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