|Member of the Welsh Assembly|
Assumed office |
5 May 2016
|Preceded by||Jeff Cuthbert|
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.
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.
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.
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- "Councillor details - Councillor Hefin Wyn David". Democracy.caerphilly.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
- "Staff Hefin David". Cardiffmet.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
|National Assembly for Wales|
| Assembly Member for Caerphilly
2016 – present