People of the Senedd

Rebecca Evans MS

Rebecca Evans MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Gower

Minister for Finance and Local Government

Minister for Finance and Local Government

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My Senedd Activities

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill, in so far...

For debate on 16/11/2021

Delete all and replace with: To propose that the Senedd: 1. Recognises that in the face of unprecedented challenges of austerity, Brexit, climate change and Covid-19, the Welsh Governme...

For debate on 19/03/2021

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5, approves that the draft The Equality Act 2010 (Capacity of parents and persons over compulsory school age) (Wales) Regu...

For debate on 18/03/2021

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5, approves that the draft The Additional Learning Needs Code for Wales 2021 is made in accordance with the draft laid in...

For debate on 18/03/2021

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Orders 33.6 and 33.8: Suspends Standing Order 12.20(i) and Standing Order 27.7 to allow NNDM7684 and NNDM7685 to be considered in...

For debate on 18/03/2021

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 27.5: 1. Approves The Public Health (Protection from Eviction) (No. 2) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 laid in the Ta...

For debate on 17/03/2021

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Rebecca Evans MS

Biography

Minister for Finance and Local Government

Key interests and achievements

Rebecca was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 2011 to represent the region of Mid and West Wales. In 2016 she became Assembly Member for Gower.

In June 2014, Rebecca was appointed Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, and in May 2016 she became Minister for Social Services and Public Health. In November 2017, she was appointed Minister for Housing and Regeneration, and in December 2018 she joined the Cabinet as Minister for Finance and Trefnydd. On 13 May 2021 Rebecca was appointed Minister for Finance and Local Government.

Personal history

Rebecca was educated at the University of Leeds, where she studied History. She also received a Master of Philosophy degree in Historical Studies from the University of Cambridge.

Rebecca lives in Gower with her husband.

Professional background

Before becoming an Assembly Member, Rebecca worked in the third sector.

Political history

In the Fourth Assembly, Rebecca was appointed to the Health and Social Care Committee, and the Environment and Sustainability Committee and its Common Agricultural Policy Task and Finish Group. She also served on the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

Also in the Fourth Assembly, Rebecca was Chair of the Cross-Party Groups on Disability, Mental Health, and Nursing and Midwifery; and was Vice-Chair of the Cross-Party Groups on Faith, Autism, and Beer and the Pub. She was an officer of several other Cross-Party Groups, including Neurological Conditions, and Older People.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)

Register of Interests – Fourth Assembly (PDF, 850kb)

Membership

Terms of office

  1. 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  2. 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
  3. 08/05/2021 -

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Elections

Calendar events: Rebecca Evans MS