Members of the 5th National Assembly for Wales

1st Assembly (1999)
2nd Assembly (2003)
3rd Assembly (2007)
4th Assembly (2011)
5th Assembly (2016)

This is a list of Assembly Members (AMs) or, in Welsh, Aelodau'r Cynulliad (ACau) elected to the fifth National Assembly for Wales at the 2016 election. Of the 60 members 40 were elected from first past the post constituencies with a further 20 members being returned from five regions, each electing four AMs through mixed member proportional representation.

Composition of the AssemblyEdit

Party 2016 Election Current
Labour 29 29
Plaid Cymru 12 10
Conservative 11 11
UKIP 7 2
Brexit Party N/A 4
Liberal Democrats 1 1
Independent 0 3*
Total 60 60

* = Michelle Brown, Dafydd Elis-Thomas and Neil McEvoy[1]

AMs by partyEdit

This is a list of AMs elected in 2016. See here a list of AMs elected in the 2016 election.

Party Name Constituency or Region
Labour (29) Mick Antoniw Pontypridd
Hannah Blythyn Delyn
Dawn Bowden Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Jayne Bryant Newport West
Hefin David Caerphilly
Alun Davies Blaenau Gwent
Mark Drakeford Cardiff West
Rebecca Evans Gower
Vaughan Gething Cardiff South and Penarth
John Griffiths Newport East
Lesley Griffiths Wrexham
Mike Hedges Swansea East
Vikki Howells Cynon Valley
Jane Hutt Vale of Glamorgan
Huw Irranca-Davies Ogmore
Julie James Swansea West
Ann Jones Vale of Clwyd
Carwyn Jones Bridgend
Jeremy Miles Neath
Baroness Eluned Morgan Mid and West Wales
Julie Morgan Cardiff North
Lynne Neagle Torfaen
Rhianon Passmore Islwyn
Jenny Rathbone Cardiff Central
David Rees Aberavon
Carl Sargeant Alyn and Deeside
Ken Skates Clwyd South
Lee Waters Llanelli
Joyce Watson Mid and West Wales
Plaid Cymru (11) Rhun ap Iorwerth Ynys Môn
Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sian Gwenllian Arfon
Llyr Huws Gruffydd North Wales
Bethan Jenkins South Wales West
Steffan Lewis South Wales East
Dai Lloyd South Wales West
Neil McEvoy South Wales Central
Adam Price Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Simon Thomas Mid and West Wales
Leanne Wood Rhondda
Conservative Party (11) Mohammad Asghar South Wales East
Angela Burns Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Andrew R. T. Davies South Wales Central
Paul Davies Preseli Pembrokeshire
Suzy Davies South Wales West
Janet Finch-Saunders Aberconwy
Russell George Montgomeryshire
Mark Isherwood North Wales
David Melding South Wales Central
Darren Millar Clwyd West
Nick Ramsay Monmouth
UKIP (7) Gareth Bennett South Wales Central
Michelle Brown North Wales
Nathan Gill North Wales
Neil Hamilton Mid and West Wales
Caroline Jones South Wales West
Mark Reckless South Wales East
David Rowlands South Wales East
Liberal Democrats (1) Kirsty Williams Brecon and Radnorshire
Presiding Officer (1) Elin Jones Ceredigion

Members by constituency and regionEdit

Constituency membersEdit

Seat Member Party First Elected Notes
Aberavon David Rees Labour 2011
Aberconwy Janet Finch-Saunders Conservative 2011
Alyn and Deeside Carl Sargeant Labour 2018 Carl Sargeant passed away on 7 November 2017[2] and was replaced by his son, Jack
Arfon Siân Gwenllian Plaid Cymru 2016
Blaenau Gwent Alun Davies Labour 2007
Brecon and Radnorshire Kirsty Williams Liberal Democrats 1999
Bridgend Carwyn Jones Labour 1999
Caerphilly Hefin David Labour 2016
Cardiff Central Jenny Rathbone Labour 2011
Cardiff North Julie Morgan Labour 2011
Cardiff South and Penarth Vaughan Gething Labour 2011
Cardiff West Mark Drakeford Labour 2011
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Adam Price Plaid Cymru 2016
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Angela Burns Conservative 2007
Ceredigion Elin Jones Plaid Cymru 1999
Clwyd South Ken Skates Labour 2011
Clwyd West Darren Millar Conservative 2007
Cynon Valley Vikki Howells Labour 2016
Delyn Hannah Blythyn Labour 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd Dafydd Elis-Thomas Plaid Cymru 1999 Left Plaid Cymru on 14 October 2016, to sit as an Independent
Gower Rebecca Evans Labour 2011
Islwyn Rhianon Passmore Labour 2016
Llanelli Lee Waters Labour 2016
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Dawn Bowden Labour 2016
Monmouth Nick Ramsay Conservative 2007
Montgomeryshire Russell George Conservative 2011
Neath Jeremy Miles Labour 2016
Newport East John Griffiths Labour 1999
Newport West Jayne Bryant Labour 2016
Ogmore Huw Irranca-Davies Labour 2016
Pontypridd Mick Antoniw Labour 2011
Preseli Pembrokeshire Paul Davies Conservative 2007
Rhondda Leanne Wood Plaid Cymru 2003
Swansea East Mike Hedges Labour 2011
Swansea West Julie James Labour 2011
Torfaen Lynne Neagle Labour 1999
Vale of Clwyd Ann Jones Labour 1999
Vale of Glamorgan Jane Hutt Labour 1999
Wrexham Lesley Griffiths Labour 2007
Ynys Môn Rhun ap Iorwerth Plaid Cymru 2013

Regional membersEdit

Seat Members Party First Elected Notes
North Wales
Michelle Brown UKIP 2016 Left UKIP to sit as an independent
Nathan Gill UKIP 2016 Replaced by Mandy Jones on 27 December 2017, who subsequently joined The Brexit Party
Llyr Huws Gruffydd Plaid Cymru 2011
Mark Isherwood Conservative 2003
Seat Members Party First Elected Notes
Mid and West Wales
Neil Hamilton UKIP 2016
Eluned Morgan Labour 2016
Simon Thomas Plaid Cymru 2018 Replaced by Helen Mary Jones in August 2018
Joyce Watson Labour 2007
Seat Members Party First Elected Notes
South Wales West
Suzy Davies Conservative 2011
Bethan Jenkins Plaid Cymru 2007
Caroline Jones UKIP 2016 Sat as an Independent between September 2018 and her defection to The Brexit Party in May 2019
Dai Lloyd Plaid Cymru 2016 Previously served 1999–2011
Seat Members Party First Elected Notes
South Wales Central
Andrew RT Davies Conservative 2007
David Melding Conservative 1999
Neil McEvoy Independent 2016 Lost the Plaid whip January 2018
Gareth Bennett UKIP 2016
Seat Members Party First Elected Notes
South Wales East
Mohammad Asghar Conservative 2007
Delyth Jewell Plaid Cymru 2019 Replaced Steffan Lewis who died in January 2019
Mark Reckless UKIP 2016 Left UKIP and joined the Conservative group on 6 April 2017[3], left the Conservative Group in April 2019 and Joined The Brexit Party in May 2019
David Rowlands UKIP 2016 Defected to The Brexit Party in May 2019

See alsoEdit