Angela Burns MS

Member of the Welsh Parliament for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire

Shadow Minister for Health.

Angela is married to Stuart, is mother to two children and considers herself to be a countrywoman with a metropolitan heart. Angela was brought up in various countries throughout the world due to her father’s role in the military and when she left school her interest was caught by the world of business.

She has worked for companies as diverse as Waitrose, Thorn Emi and Asda as well as a number of smaller enterprises and has held positions up to and including Director level.

In the course of her various jobs Angela has lived and worked in London, Bristol, Rugby, Leeds and the United States, before settling with her family in Pembrokeshire.

Angela was elected as the Welsh Conservative Parliament Member for Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire South in May 2007 taking the seat from Labour with a majority of 98 and was re-elected with increased majorities in the elections of 2011 and 2016.

During her time as an member of the Welsh Parliament she has served as Shadow Minister for Finance, Shadow Minister for Regeneration and Transport, Shadow Minister for Environment and Shadow Minister for Education as well as sitting on the Finance Committee and the Young People and Education Committee. During the Fourth Assembly she was appointed as one of the Welsh Parliament Commissioners which occasionally led to her deputising for the Presiding Officer in the Chamber.

Following the 2016 election Angela was appointed Shadow Minister for Health and Well-Being and sits on the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee as well as Chairing the Cross Party Groups on Sepsis, Medical Research and Rare Diseases.


Staff offered £500 bribe to tackle Welsh Labour’s nursing crisis

A newly appointed contractor is offering a “fab” £500 bonus to attract nurses to fill vacant Welsh NHS posts.

The advert by ‘Just Nurses’ is aimed at new recruits and offers them the opportunity to “earn an additional £500 simply for registering and completing 10 shifts”.

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Janet Finch-Saunders MS

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Shadow Minister for Social Care, Children, Young People and Older People

Nick Ramsay MS

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Shadow Minister for Finance

David Melding MS

Member of the Welsh Parliament for South Wales Central.
Shadow Minister for Housing, Heritage, Culture, Tourism and Media

Mark Isherwood MS

Member of the Welsh Parliament for North Wales
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