Hannah Blythyn

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Hannah Blythyn
AM
Hannah Blythyn AM (27555185853).jpg
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Delyn
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Preceded by Sandy Mewies
Majority 3,582 (15.4%)

Hannah Blythyn is a Welsh Labour politician. Since May 2016, she has been the Member of the Welsh Assembly for Delyn.[1]

Political career[edit]

Blythyn was selected as the Welsh Labour candidate for the Delyn constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. On 5 May 2016, she was elected a Member of the Welsh Assembly; she had received 9,480 of the 23,159 votes cast (40.9%).[1]

Blythyn is a former co-chair of LGBT Labour.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Blythyn is a lesbian. She became one of the first three openly gay Members of the Welsh Assembly upon her election in 2016.[3] She features in the Pinc List of leading Welsh LGBT figures.[4]

Offices Held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Sandy Mewies
Assembly Member for Delyn
2016 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Labour holds Delyn for Hannah Blythyn Labour holds Delyn for Hannah Blythyn". North Wales Daily Post. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  2. ^ Fenton, Siobhan (6 May 2016). "Elections 2016: Welsh Assembly elects first ever openly LGBT members". The Independent. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  3. ^ "First three openly gay and lesbian AMs 'a milestone'". BBC News. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Pinc List 2017". Wales Online.