|Member of the Senedd |
for Newport West
|Assumed office |
7 May 2016
|Preceded by||Dame Rosemary Butler|
|Political party||Welsh Labour|
|Alma mater||Keele University|
Jayne Bryant is a Welsh Labour Party politician. Since May 2016 she has represented Newport West in the Senedd.
Bryant was born in the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport. She attended St Julian's Comprehensive School and completed her studies at Keele University, graduating with a degree in History and Politics.
She contested the Wales European Parliament constituency as the second-place candidate on the Labour list in 2014, but was not elected. She was subsequently selected as the Labour candidate for Newport West for the 2016 National Assembly for Wales election and she retained the seat for Labour. In 2017 she was one of the founders of the Purple Plaques scheme of public markers for remarkable women who lived in Wales.