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Terms of Office
- 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
- 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
- 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
- 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
- 06/05/2016 -
The contact details provided are for Kirsty Williams in their
role as an Assembly Member, and should be used if you wish to contact them in
this role. If you wish to contact Kirsty Williams in their entirely separate
role as a Minister in the Welsh Government please use the Ministerial contact
details on the Welsh Government’s website: http://gov.wales/about/cabinet/writingtoministers/?lang=en
Kirsty was born in Taunton to Welsh parents and, from the
age of three, grew up in Bynea in Camarthenshire. Kirsty lives on the family
farm just outside Brecon with her husband and three young daughters.
She was educated at the village primary school in
Carmarthenshire and then at St Michael’s School in Llanelli.
Kirsty studied at Manchester University and the University
of Missouri, before working at Carmarthenshire College and for a small business
in Cardiff as a Marketing Executive.
Kirsty Williams was first elected to the Assembly in May
1999. She became the leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats in December 2008
and, at the time, she was the first female leader of any of the four main Welsh
political parties. She has chaired the Health and Social Services, Standards of
Conduct and Sustainability Committees.