People of the Senedd

Jayne Bryant MS

Jayne Bryant MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Newport West

Minister for Mental Health and Early Years

Minister for Mental Health and Early Years

The contact details provided are for Jayne Bryant in their role as an Member of the Senedd, and should be used if you wish to contact them in this role. If you wish to contact Jayne Bryant in their entirely separate role as a Minister in the Welsh Government please use the Ministerial contact details on the Welsh Government’s website:

Welsh Government First Point of Contact Centre: 0300 060 4400

My Senedd Activities

What is the Welsh Government doing to tackle youth homelessness?

Tabled on 13/03/2024

Will the Minister make a statement on the approved acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab by Vishay Intertechnology?

Tabled on 06/03/2024

Will the First Minister provide an update on the Welsh Government’s commitment to supporting unpaid carers?

Tabled on 15/02/2024

What discussions is the Minister having with the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the availability of Welsh-medium childcare provision?

Tabled on 14/02/2024

Will the Minister make a statement on the proposed takeover of Newport Wafer Fab by Vishay Intertechnology?

Tabled on 31/01/2024

What action is the Welsh Government taking to support the economy in south-east Wales?

Tabled on 31/01/2024

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Detailed information: Jayne Bryant MS


Minister for Mental Health and Early Years

Jayne Bryant MS was born and brought up in Newport where she lives. Jayne went to school in Newport and entered politics at age 17.

In 2016 Jayne was first elected as the Assembly Member for Newport West. She was appointed Chair of the Standards of Conduct Committee in the Fifth Senedd, and also sat on the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.

Re-elected in 2021, Jayne was nominated to Chair the Children, Young People and Education Committee in this Sixth Senedd and also sat on the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform and the Local Government and Housing Committee.

Jayne chaired Cross-Party Groups on Diabetes, Preventing Child Sexual Abuse, Arts and Health and Suicide Prevention and acted as Vice Chair for the Cross-Party Groups on Dementia and Intergenerational Solidarity.

Jayne was appointed Minister for Mental Health and Early Years on 21 March 2024.

With a passion for social justice, and an advocate to help and support people, Jayne is an active campaigner on issues such as health and wellbeing; the environment and climate change; transport; and tackling inequality. Jayne is dedicated to encouraging young people to be active and interested in politics. Politics matters and young people must be at the heart of it.


Terms of office

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

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