People of the Senedd

James Evans MS

James Evans MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

Brecon and Radnorshire

My Senedd Activities

What is the Welsh Government's strategy for attracting major business investment into Wales?

Tabled on 01/06/2023

That's really good to hear, and I'm sure stakeholders who are watching these proceedings will be glad to hear that. Thank you.

Children, Young People and Education Committee | 25/05/2023

Just on Buffy's first question about independence from the Welsh Government, in the setting up of this commission, we had a lot of evidence from a lot of stakeholders who were very concer...

Children, Young People and Education Committee | 25/05/2023

That's what I like to hear, thank you.

Children, Young People and Education Committee | 25/05/2023

Yes. Just picking up a point, this is about an area that I really care about, actually on apprenticeships, and especially degree apprenticeships as well. I'm just interested in your views...

Children, Young People and Education Committee | 25/05/2023

Diolch, Cadeirydd.

Children, Young People and Education Committee | 25/05/2023

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: James Evans MS


Key interests and achievements

James is committed to achieving the best possible results for the constituency of Brecon & Radnorshire and for Mid Wales. Whether this is through supporting and nurturing businesses, or ensuring the provision of good local health care and other services – this area is often forgotten when it comes to funding and investment and James wants to highlight the fantastic opportunities here in Brecon & Radnorshire. James is a keen rugby player and is proud to have captained the second team with Gwernyfed Rugby Club. James loves to keep fit and regularly attends the gym. A proud dog owner, James loves walking in the wonderful countryside in his constituency with his spaniel Daisy.

Personal history

James was born and raised in the wonderful constituency of Brecon and Radnorshire. Brought up on the family farm, James has a passion for the outdoors, for agriculture and protecting the valuable role that industry plays in our area. James’ teenage years were spent in Young Farmers taking him all around the constituency, building friendships and partnerships, developing life skills.  James did not follow the traditional political career route, choosing not to go to University, instead learning through work experience.  He is passionate about achieving the best possible results for his constituency.

Political history

In 2017 James was elected as a County Councillor for Gwernyfed Ward and then Cabinet Member in Powys County Council. In May 2021 James was elected Senedd Member for his home of Brecon and Radnorshire, the proudest moment of his political life. James is currently the Shadow Minister for Mental Heath, Wellbeing and Mid Wales, a brief which he relishes.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -
  2. 08/05/2021 -

View Current Register of Interests

Cross Party Membership


Media Assets

Calendar events: James Evans MS