Key interests and
The economy, health, education and rural affairs. Working on
behalf of the people of South Wales Central to improve their daily lives.
Andrew was born in Cowbridge and was educated at Llanfair
Primary School, St John’s, Balfour House and Wycliffe College. He is married to
Julia and they have four children.
Andrew’s background is in the business community - as a
partner in the family farming business, based near Cowbridge in the Vale of
He is the President of Llantrisant Young Farmers Club and
former Chair of Creative Communities, an organisation which seeks to develop
structural community development.
He is a life governor of the Royal Welsh Agricultural
Society and a member of the NFU.
In 2016 he became the President of the Vale of Glamorgan
Andrew joined the Welsh Conservatives in 1997 and stood as a
parliamentary candidate in Cardiff West in 2001 and in Brecon and Radnorshire in
2005. He was elected in 2007 on the South Wales Central regional list and
returned to the Fourth Assembly in 2011 and the Fifth Assembly in 2016.
Andrew has held Conservative Shadow Ministerial posts for
Transport, Education and Health. His political interests include education,
economy, health and rural affairs.
Andrew was elected the Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in