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Janice Gregory

Janice Gregory

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Janice Gregory was a Member of the National Assembly for Wales between May 1999 and April 2016. This was her biography at the time she left.

Personal history

Janice Gregory was born in Treorchy, and is the daughter of Sir Ray Powell who was Labour MP for Ogmore from 1979-2001. She was educated at Bridgend Grammar School for Girls. She lives in Pencoed and is married with two children and two grandchildren.

Professional background

Janice worked as constituency secretary and caseworker for Sir Ray Powell MP from 1991.

Political history

She was elected to the Assembly in May 1999 and was re-elected in 2003, 2007 and in 2011. She has been the Government Chief Whip since 2009.

Between 2007 and 2011 (during in the Third Assembly), Janice she was Chair of the Labour Group, Chair of the Communities and Culture Committee and sat on the Scrutiny of the First Minister Committee, Audit Committee and Legislation Committee No. 3.

Throughout her career as an Assembly Member, her roles have also included chairing the Social Justice and Regeneration Committee and the South Wales West Regional Committee. Her political interests include children, jobs, tackling poverty, health and regeneration.


Janice is a member of Unite the Union, USDAW, the Co-operative Party and the Fabian Society.

Register of Interests

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

Register of Interests – Third Assembly (PDF, 490kb)

Register of Interests – Second Assembly (PDF, 361kb)

Register of Interests – First Assembly (PDF, 268kb)


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Calendar events: Janice Gregory