Nia Griffith

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Born Nia Rhiannon Griffith
1956-12-04
Dublin, Ireland
Alma mater Somerville College (Oxford University), Bangor University
Party Labour

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
6 October 2016 - Present
Preceded by Clive Lewis

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
13 September 2015 - 27 June 2016
Preceded by Owen Smith

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Llanelli

In office
5 May 2005 - Present

Nia Griffith (born 4 December 1956) is a Welsh Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Llanelli since the 2005 UK General Election.

She previously held the position of Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, having been appointed to the post by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on 13 September 2015[1] and having resigned on 27 June 2016.[2]

On 6 October 2016, Jeremy Corbyn appointed Griffith as Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, replacing Clive Lewis.

References

  1. Walker, Peter (16 September 2015). "Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet in full". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 June 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Syal, Rajeev; Perraudin, Frances (27 June 2016). "Shadow cabinet resignations: who has gone and who is staying". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 June 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


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