|Secretary for Agricultural and Rural Economy|
12 May 1999 – 15 February 2000
|First Minister||Alun Michael|
|Preceded by||position established|
|Succeeded by||Carwyn Jones|
|Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
6 May 1999 – 3 May 2007
|Preceded by||New Assembly|
|Succeeded by||Angela Burns|
|Born||1959 (age 57–58)
Christine Gwyther (born 1959) is a Welsh Labour politician. She held the Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire constituency seat in the National Assembly for Wales from 1999-2007. She failed to retain her seat in the 2007 Welsh Assembly Elections, losing to Conservative candidate Angela Burns; she lost again in the 2011 election to Angela Burns 2011 elections.
During the first term of the Assembly, Gwyther was the Minister of Agriculture under the leadership of Alun Michael. She is a vegetarian and as a result was criticised by farmers and opposition parties, as Wales and the UK were suffering from a beef crisis. She was censured over her failure to deliver on a promised calf-processing scheme.
In 2008 she sought election to the Pembrokeshire County Council but was defeated by Brian Hall.
|National Assembly for Wales|
|Assembly Member for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
1999 – 2007
|Minister for Agriculture and Rural Economy
1999 – 2000
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