Delyth Evans

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Delyth Evans
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Mid and West Wales
In office
1 May 2000 – 1 May 2003
Preceded by Alun Michael
Succeeded by Lisa Francis
Personal details
Born (1958-03-17) 17 March 1958 (age 59)
Political party Labour
Alma mater Aberystwyth University

Delyth Evans born 17 March 1958, Cardiff was the Labour National Assembly for Wales member for Mid and West Wales 2000-03.


She attended Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen (near Pontypridd) and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (BA Hons - French)

Professional career[edit]

A former management consultant and BBC and HTV journalist, she worked on the BBC's World at One and PM programmes before becoming an assistant to Gordon Brown MP in 1992. and policy adviser and speechwriter to the former Labour leader John Smith, 1992–1994, having joined the Labour Party in 1984. Evans is also a former special adviser to Alun Michael.

Political career[edit]

She became the Assembly Member on the Mid & West Wales regional list when the seat was vacated by The Rt Hon Alun Michael AM MP (she was second on the Labour list for that region) and was appointed Deputy Minister for Rural Affairs, Culture & the Environment October 2000-03. Evans was defeated in the 2003 election.

In September 2013 she was selected by the Labour party to fight the Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire seat in the 2015 General Election, losing to The Conservatives' Simon Hart.


Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Alun Michael
Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales
2000 – 2003
Succeeded by
Lisa Francis
Political offices
Preceded by
(new post)
Deputy Minister for Rural Affairs, Culture & the Environment
2000 - 2003
Succeeded by
(post reorganised)