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Julie Morgan MS

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Title: Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Party: Welsh Labour

Constituency: Cardiff North

Contact information

Office Address: 
17 Plasnewydd
CF14 1NR

Phone:  0300 200 6241

Senedd Address: 
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Phone:  0300 200 7362


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Terms of Office

  • 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

The contact details provided are for Julie Morgan 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 Julie Morgan in their entirely separate role as a Minister in the Welsh Government please use the Ministerial contact details on the Welsh Government’s website:



Key interests and achievements

Julie’s key interests include health, equality, women’s issues, the environment and children’s rights.

She is a long-time supporter of Macmillan and holds an annual Coffee Morning. Julie also supports the development of the new £200m Cancer Centre at Velindre in Cardiff North and has campaigned for many years in support of a group of patients who contracted Hepatitis C as a following the NHS contaminated blood scandal.

On the environment Julie is a supporter of the Reservoir Action Group to save, and now restore, Llanishen and Lisvane Reservoirs. She has also twice campaigned for an official Green Belt for north Cardiff and continues to seek long-term protection for this land.

After a constituent’s son was severely injured by a dog, Julie became a supporter of a campaign to support the control of dangerous dogs. More recently she has campaigned to reduce food waste.

As a member of the Unite union Julie has a strong interest in trade union rights and she chairs the Cross-Party Group on the PCS union, as well as Cross-Party Groups on health and children.

Julie was a founder member of the Welsh Refugee Council. She is also a founder member of the Women's Arts Association; and a patron of the Touch Trust, Advocacy Matters, Pontyclun Bosom Pals, Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales and the Policy Forum for Wales.

She is also a trustee of Life for African Mothers and Vice President of the George Thomas Hospice.


Personal history

Julie Morgan was born in Cardiff and educated at Dinas Powys Primary School, Howell’s School in Cardiff, King’s College London, the University of Manchester and Cardiff University. She has a BA Hons in English and a postgraduate diploma in Social Administration.


Political history

In 1997 Julie was elected as MP for Cardiff North - one of only 13 women ever to have been Welsh MPs (to date) and the first woman to have represented Cardiff in Westminster. She was MP for Cardiff North for 13 years until she narrowly lost the seat by 194 votes in 2010.

As MP for Cardiff North Julie Morgan was a member of the Justice, Welsh Affairs, and Public Administration Select Committees and of the Parliamentary Labour Party's Women's Group.


She was chair of groups including the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children in Wales, working with children’s voluntary groups across Wales; the APPG for Gypsy and Traveller Law Reform, and the APPG for Sex Equality (working with the Equality and Human Rights Commission). She was also co-chair of the APPG on Global TB.


During her time in Westminster she presented three Private Members’ Bills - one on banning smoking in public places, one on granting votes at 16, and one on preventing under-18s from using sunbeds which became law in 2010.

Julie was elected as the Assembly Member for Cardiff North in 2011. During the Fourth Assembly she sat on the Public Accounts Committee, the Finance Committee and the Environment Committee as well as chairing seven Cross-Party Groups  covering areas such as children, cancer, and nursing and midwifery.

In the Fifth Assembly, Julie is a member of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee and the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

She is also a member of Cross-Party Groups on children, cancer, justice and unions.


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