Hefin David

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Hefin David
Hefin David AM (28170811245).jpg
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Caerphilly
Assumed office
5 May 2016
Preceded by Jeff Cuthbert
Personal details
Born 13th August 1977
Political party Welsh Labour

Hefin Wyn David is the Welsh Labour Assembly Member for Caerphilly. He was elected in the Welsh General Election of 5 May 2016 on 35.3% of the vote with a majority of 1,575 votes over second-placed Plaid Cymru. Hefin replaced Jeff Cuthbert, AM.[1]

Hefin David was, until May 2017, a councillor for the St Cattwg ward on Caerphilly County Borough Council. During the 2012- 2017 term, he was chair of a number of committees including Policy and Resources Scrutiny.[2]

Despite the common surname, he is no relation to Wayne David, the Labour MP for the same constituency.


He earned a BScEcon in Economics and Politics, and an MScEcon in European Policy, both from Cardiff University, a PGCE from the University of Wales, Newport and a PhD from the University Of Gloucestershire. He was a senior lecturer at the University of Wales, Newport and then Cardiff Metropolitan University.[3]


  1. ^ "Caerphilly - Welsh Assembly constituency - Election 2016". BBC News. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  2. ^ "Councillor details - Councillor Hefin Wyn David". Democracy.caerphilly.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  3. ^ "Staff Hefin David". Cardiffmet.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Jeff Cuthbert
Assembly Member for Caerphilly
2016 – present
Succeeded by