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Margaret Ann Jones AM (born 4 November 1953) is a Welsh Labour Co-operative[1] politician. Born in Rhyl, Denbighshire, Jones has represented the Vale of Clwyd constituency since the National Assembly for Wales was established in 1999. As of 2013 Jones was Chair of the Children and Young People Committee. From 2011–2013, Jones chaired the Communities, Equalities and Local Government Committee.

Ann Jones

Ann Jones AM (28170817635).jpg
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Vale of Clwyd
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Preceded byNew Assembly
Majority768 (3.1%)
Deputy Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales
Assumed office
11 May 2016
Preceded byDavid Melding
Personal details
Born (1953-11-04) 4 November 1953 (age 65)
Political partyWelsh Labour Co-operative
Spouse(s)Adrian Jones
ChildrenVictoria & Vincent
CommitteesChildren and Young People, Finance & Scrutiny of the First Minister

Her political interests include education, tourism, community safety, regeneration, social policy and the Emergency Services.

Jones was educated in Rhyl, and was a Rhyl Town Councillor and a Denbighshire County Councillor, as well as a Fire Brigades Union national official.[2]

In the third Assembly, Jones chaired the Equality of Opportunity Committee.

Jones has had a number of positions within the Labour Party, previously serving on the Welsh Executive Committee. Since the start of the Fourth Assembly, Jones has been Chair of the Assembly Labour Group.


  1. ^ "Ann Jones". National Assembly for Wales. Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  2. ^ "People in the Assembly". BBC News. 1 September 1999. Retrieved 30 June 2019.

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Offices heldEdit

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
(new post)
Assembly Member for Vale of Clwyd
Preceded by
David Melding
Deputy Presiding Officer
Succeeded by