Catherine Thomas

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Catherine Thomas
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Llanelli
In office
1 May 2003 – 3 May 2007
Preceded by Helen Mary Jones
Succeeded by Helen Mary Jones
Personal details
Born 1963 (age 53–54)
Political party Labour
Alma mater University of Glamorgan (now the University of South Wales), Cardiff University

Catherine Thomas born in 1963 is a Welsh politician and former Labour Welsh Assembly Member for the constituency of Llanelli. She narrowly beat Helen Mary Jones of Plaid Cymru at the 2003 Assembly election with a majority of 21.[1] Helen Mary Jones defeated her in the 2007 election.[2] She was married to the MP for Caerphilly Wayne David.


University of Glamorgan (now the University of South Wales) and the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Professional career[edit]

Former environmental co-ordinator. Board member of a housing association and member of Children in Wales.

Political career[edit]

Aide to Julie Morgan MP, 1997-2003. Welsh Assembly Member for the constituency of Llanelli 2003-07.


  1. ^ "Plaid loses Llanelli". BBC News. 2 May 2003. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Morris, Steven (5 May 2007). "Local issues that leapfrogged Plaid to a 4,000 majority". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

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Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Helen Mary Jones
Assembly Member for Llanelli
2003 - 2007
Succeeded by
Helen Mary Jones