Lynne Neagle
Lynne Neagle.jpg
Neagle in 2011
Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing
Assumed office
13 May 2021
First MinisterMark Drakeford
Preceded byThe Baroness Morgan of Ely
Member of the Senedd
for Torfaen
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Preceded byOffice Created
Majority5,321 (22.2%)
Personal details
Born (1968-01-18) 18 January 1968 (age 54)
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Political partyWelsh Labour Co-operative
Spouse(s)Huw Lewis
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Reading
OccupationPolitical Advisor
WebsiteWelsh Labour

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

Background

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

Neagle was elected to the Senedd 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

Neagle is married to Huw Lewis, the former Senedd Member for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney.

References

  1. ^ "Lynne Neagle MS". senedd.wales.

Offices held

Senedd Preceded by(new post) Member of the Senedd for Torfaen 1999–present Incumbent