Lynne Neagle

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

Lynne Neagle

Member of the Senedd
for Torfaen
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Preceded byOffice Created
Majority4,498 (19.8%)
Personal details
Born (1968-01-18) 18 January 1968 (age 52)
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Political partyWelsh Labour Co-operative
Spouse(s)Huw Lewis AM
Alma materUniversity of Reading
OccupationPolitical Advisor
WebsiteWelsh Labour


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. They live in Penarth, with their two children.


Offices held

Senedd Cymru
Preceded by
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Member of the Senedd for Torfaen