Lynne Neagle

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Lynne Neagle
AM
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Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Torfaen
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Preceded by New Assembly
Majority 6,088 (27.3%)
Personal details
Born (1968-01-18) 18 January 1968 (age 46)
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Political party Welsh Labour Co-operative
Spouse(s) Huw Lewis AM
Children 2
Alma mater University of Reading
Occupation Political Advisor
Website Welsh Labour

Lynne Neagle AM (born 18 January 1968) is a Welsh Labour & Co-operative[1] politician. Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, Neagle has represented the constituency of Torfaen since the National Assembly for Wales was established in 1999.

Background[edit]

Neagle was educated at Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr Tydfil, and the University of Reading, where she read French and Italian.

She is a former Voluntary Sector Carer and Careers Development Officer. Neagle was also a research assistant to Glenys Kinnock MEP.

Political career[edit]

Neagle was elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 1999 as a Labour candidate to represent Torfaen. Ahead of the 2011 elections she was adopted as a Labour & Co-operative candidate.

Personal life[edit]

Neagle is married to Huw Lewis, the Labour Assembly member for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. They live in Penarth, with their two children.

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Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
(new post)
Assembly Member for Torfaen
1999–present
Incumbent