Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

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Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
Official portrait of Christina Rees.jpg
Incumbent
Christina Rees

since 9 February 2017
Appointer Leader of the Opposition
Inaugural holder Nicholas Edwards
Formation 1975

List of Shadow Secretaries of State for Wales[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party Notes
Nicholas Edwards No image.svg 18 February 1975 4 May 1979 Conservative
John Morris Lord Morris.jpg 4 May 1979 14 June 1979 Labour
Alec Jones No image.svg 14 June 1979 20 March 1983 Labour
Denzil Davies No image.svg 20 March 1983 31 October 1983 Labour
Barry Jones Official portrait of Lord Jones crop 2.jpg 31 October 1983 13 July 1987 Labour
Alan Williams No image.svg 13 July 1987 9 January 1989 Labour
Barry Jones Official portrait of Lord Jones crop 2.jpg 9 January 1989 18 July 1992 Labour
Ann Clwyd Official portrait of Ann Clwyd crop 2.jpg 18 July 1992 21 October 1993 Labour
Ron Davies Rondavies1998.jpg 21 October 1993 2 May 1997 Labour
William Hague William Hague (cropped).jpg 2 May 1997 19 June 1997 Conservative
Michael Ancram Global Strategy Forum (6963381142) cropped.jpg 19 June 1997 1 June 1998 Conservative (as Constitutional Affairs spokesman)
Liam Fox Official portrait of Dr Liam Fox crop 2.jpg 1 June 1998 15 June 1999 Conservative (as Constitutional Affairs spokesman)
Sir George Young Official portrait of Lord Young of Cookham crop 2.jpg 15 June 1999 26 September 2000 Conservative (as Constitutional Affairs spokesman)
Angela Browning Official portrait of Baroness Browning crop 2.jpg 26 September 2000 18 September 2001 Conservative (as Constitutional Affairs spokesman)
Nigel Evans Official portrait of Mr Nigel Evans crop 2.jpg 18 September 2001 11 November 2003 Conservative
Bill Wiggin Official portrait of Bill Wiggin crop 2.jpg 11 November 2003 6 December 2005 Conservative
Cheryl Gillan Official portrait of Mrs Cheryl Gillan crop 2.jpg 6 December 2005 11 May 2010 Conservative
Peter Hain Official portrait of Lord Hain crop 2.jpg 11 May 2010 15 May 2012 Labour
Owen Smith Official portrait of Owen Smith crop 2.jpg 15 May 2012 14 September 2015 Labour
Nia Griffith Official portrait of Nia Griffith crop 3.jpg 14 September 2015 27 June 2016 Labour
Paul Flynn No image.svg 3 July 2016 6 October 2016 Labour
Jo Stevens Jo Stevens official portrait 3-4 crop.jpg 6 October 2016 27 January 2017 Labour
Christina Rees Official portrait of Christina Rees crop 2.jpg 9 February 2017 Present Labour