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 Minister doing to ensure there are enough teaching staff (including learning assistants and others) at schools in Brecon and Radnorshire?

Tabled on 30/09/2022

How many supply teachers are currently employed at schools in Brecon and Radnorshire, and what was the number during the previous academic year?

Tabled on 30/09/2022

One of the downsides of going later on in these debates is that a lot of people have already said a lot of what I wanted to raise. I'm not going to reiterate a lot of the comments that ot...

Plenary | 28/09/2022

The UK Government's levelling-up agenda has brought great benefits to mid Wales, with the last autumn budget seeing a total of £22 million being invested in Powys for elements of social c...

Plenary | 28/09/2022

Will the Counsel General set out the full cost of the proposed 36 additional Members of the Senedd?

Tabled on 28/09/2022

What were the costs to the Welsh Government of the legal challenge to the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020?

Tabled on 28/09/2022

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Biography

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.

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Terms of office

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

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