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David J Rowlands MS

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Title: Commissioner

Party: Independent

Region: South Wales East

Contact information

Office Address: 
20 Commercial Street

Senedd Address: 
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Phone:  0300 200 7235



Term of Office

  • 06/05/2016 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Key interests and achievements

David has been a businessman for most of his life, and once owned Alice Springs Golf Club in Monmouthshire.


Personal history

David was born in the mining village of Argoed in the Sirhowy Valley. Argoed is Welsh for ‘by a wood’ or ‘grove’. It was a typical Welsh Mining Community. David attended Pontllanfraith Grammar School.


Political history

David has been a member of UKIP for 17 years and has had two terms has Chair of UKIP Wales. He is currently Chair of South Wales East Branch, having stepped down from his role as Chair of Wales following his election to the National Assembly for Wales.


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