Jayne Bryant


Jayne Bryant is a Welsh Labour Party politician. Since May 2016 she has represented Newport West in the Senedd Cymru / Welsh Parliament.

Jayne Bryant

Member of the Senedd
for Newport West
Assumed office
7 May 2016
Preceded byDame Rosemary Butler
Majority4,115 (14.8%)
Personal details
BornNewport, Wales
NationalityBritish
Political partyWelsh Labour
ProfessionPolitician

Background


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.[1]

Political career


She contested the Wales European Parliament constituency as the second-place candidate on the Labour list in 2014, but was not elected.[2] She was subsequently selected as the Labour candidate for Newport West for the 2016 National Assembly for Wales election ,[3] she retained the seat for Labour.[4]

References


  1. Shipton, Martin (13 August 2013). "Jayne Bryant targets seat at the European Parliament". walesonline. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  2. Martin Shipton (13 August 2013). "Jayne Bryant targets seat at the European Parliament". walesonline.
  3. "Jayne Bryant chosen as Labour candidate for Newport West seat". South Wales Argus.
  4. "ASSEMBLY ELECTION 2016: Labour retains Newport West". South Wales Argus.