- Elin Jones
name=Elin Jones AM
birth_date =birth date and age|1966|9|1|df=y
office = Assembly Member
predecessor = (new post)
successor = (incumbent)
Elin Jones (born
1 September 1966, Lampeter) grew up on a farm in Llanwnnen, near Lampeterand has been the Assembly Member for Ceredigion since 1999.
She attended Llanwnnen Primary School and Lampeter Comprehensive. She graduated from
University of Wales, Cardiffwith a BScin Economics and took a post-graduate MScin Agricultural Economics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Previously she was employed as an Economic Development officer for the Development Board for Rural Wales. She is a former Shadow Environment, Planning and Countryside Minister.
Elin speaks Welsh and English. She is also a former director of
Radio Ceredigionand of Wes Glei Cyf, a television production company. She lives in Aberystwythand enjoys music, film, reading and formerly sang with the Welsh singing group Cwlwm. She is also a member of a mixed choir, Côr ABC Aberystwyth.
Elin Jones served on
Aberystwyth Town Councilfrom 1992 - 1999 and was the youngest-ever Mayor of Aberystwyth from 1997 to 1998. She was the National Chair of Plaid Cymrubetween 2000 and 2002.
In the first Assembly elections in 1999 Elin was elected as Assembly Member for
Ceredigionand served as Shadow Economic Development Minister during the Assembly’s first term. Following the Assembly election in 2003, she retained this portfolio until 2006 when she became Shadow Minister for Environment, Planning & Countryside. On 9 July 2007the One Walesgovernment was formed and Elin was made Minister for Rural Affairs.
* [http://www.ElinJones.com Elin Jones' Official website]
* [http://www.PlaidCymru.org Plaid Cymru's Official website]
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/8307741@N06/ Elin Jones' Flickr photo account]
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