Jenny Rathbone

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Jenny Rathbone
Jenny Rathbone - National Assembly for Wales.jpg
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Cardiff Central
Assumed office
6 May 2011
Preceded by Jenny Randerson
Majority 38 (0.2%)
Islington Borough Councillor
for Highbury Ward
In office
7 May 1998 – 2 May 2002
Succeeded by Constituency Dissolved
Personal details
Political party Labour & Co-operative
Relations Eleanor Rathbone
Website Welsh Labour

Jenny Rathbone AM is a Welsh Labour and Co-operative politician.


She was Labour candidate for Cardiff Central at the 2010 General Election coming second to Liberal Democrat Jenny Willott. She was previously a Labour councillor in the London Borough of Islington from 1998 to 2002.[1]

Rathbone has represented the constituency of Cardiff Central since the National Assembly for Wales election of May 2011.[1] She won the seat from the Liberal Democrats by 38 votes.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Jenny Rathbone was born in Liverpool. She speaks fluent French and Spanish.[3] She has two children and lives in Llanedeyrn, Cardiff.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c Assembly Member - Jenny Rathbone, National Assembly for Wales website. Retrieved 2013-10-22.
  2. ^ a b "'Politics is part of my DNA' - Jenny Rathbone, AM for Cardiff Central", GuardianCardiff, 12 May 2011. Retrieved 2013-10-22.
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Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Jenny Randerson
Assembly Member for Cardiff Central