- Darren Millar
Darren Millar AM Shadow Minister for Health and Social Services Incumbent Assumed office
Leader Andrew R T Davies Preceded by Nick Bourne Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Clwyd West
Incumbent Assumed office
Preceded by Alun Pugh Majority 4,248 (16.9%) Personal details Born 1976 (age 34–35) Nationality British / Irish Political party Welsh Conservatives
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Darren was a manager for an international charity. He has also been an accountant working in the construction, care home and telecommunications industries. Darren is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).
In 2000/2001, Darren became the youngest serving Mayor in Wales, a record which he understands is as yet unbroken, when he served the township of Towyn and Kinmel Bay. He has also served as a member of Conwy County Borough Council, the North Wales Police Authority and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Darren is a former Shadow Minister for the Environment and Planning, a former Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government and also a former Shadow Minister for Economy and Transport. He is a former member of the National Assembly's Sustainability Committee, and a former Chair of the National Assembly's Health, Well-being and Local Government Committee.
In November 2010 he was elected as Chair of the Assembly's Public Accounts Committee. Darren also Chairs the Cross Party Group on Faith, and the Cross Party Group on the Armed Forces and Cadets, both of which he is a founder member.
In the 2003 National Assembly for Wales election, he stood as a candidate for the Vale of Clwyd where he increased the Conservatives' vote share by 8.4%.
In the 2007 National Assembly for Wales election, he was elected to the Clwyd West seat, defeating the incumbent Labour AM, Alun Pugh, by 6.1%.
In the 2011 National Assembly for Wales election, he was re-elected to the Clwyd West seat with an increased majority of 16.9%.
National Assembly for Wales Preceded by
Assembly Member for Clwyd West
Incumbent Political offices Preceded by
Shadow Minister for the Environment
June 2007– Feb 2009
Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government
Feb 2007– Nov 2010
Shadow Minister for Economy and Transport
Nov 2010– May 2011
Succeeded by Preceded by Shadow Minister for Health
May 2011– July 2011
Succeeded by Preceded by Shadow Minister for Health & Social Services
Incumbent Current members of the National Assembly of Wales As of the 4th Assembly Labour (30)Leighton Andrews · Mick Antoniw · (Rosemary Butler) · Christine Chapman · Jeffrey Cuthbert · Alun Davies · Keith Davies · Mark Drakeford · Carwyn Jones · Rebecca Evans · Vaughan Gething · Janice Gregory · John Griffiths · Lesley Griffiths · Edwina Hart · Mike Hedges · Jane Hutt · Julie James · Ann Jones · Huw Lewis · Sandy Mewies · Julie Morgan · Lynne Neagle · Gwyn R Price · Jenny Rathbone · David Rees · Carl Sargeant · Ken Skates · Gwenda Thomas · Joyce Watson Conservatives (14) Plaid Cymru (11) Liberal Democrats (5) Presiding Officer: Rosemary Butler
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