Lynne Neagle

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Lynne Neagle

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Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Torfaen
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Preceded byNew Assembly
Majority4,498 (19.8%)
Personal details
Born (1968-01-18) 18 January 1968 (age 50)
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Political partyWelsh Labour Co-operative
Spouse(s)Huw Lewis AM
Alma materUniversity of Reading
OccupationPolitical Advisor
WebsiteWelsh Labour

Lynne Neagle AM (born 18 January 1968) is a Welsh Labour & Co-operative[1] politician. Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, Neagle has represented the constituency of Torfaen since the National Assembly for Wales was established in 1999.


Neagle was educated at Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr Tydfil, and the University of Reading, where she read French and Italian.

She is a former Voluntary Sector Carer and Careers Development Officer. Neagle was also a research assistant to Glenys Kinnock MEP.

Political career[edit]

Neagle was elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 1999 as a Labour candidate to represent Torfaen. Ahead of the 2011 elections she was adopted as a Labour & Co-operative candidate.

Personal life[edit]

Neagle is married to Huw Lewis, the former Labour Assembly member for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. They live in Penarth, with their two children.


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Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
(new post)
Assembly Member for Torfaen