Alun Ffred Jones AM

Alun Ffred Jones inherited his middle name from his grandfather, the Rev Fred Jones, one of six men who met in Pwllheli yn 1925 to form the Welsh Nationalist Party, later Plaid Cymru.

Alun Ffred was born in Brynaman and brought up mainly in Llanuwchllyn. He graduated in Welsh at Bangor and taught in Deeside and Mold where he headed the Welsh department at Ysgol Maes Garmon, before switching to a career in television. He was a journalist at HTV and became a director of Nant Films, producing popular dramas and series including the football classic C'mon Midffild.

He was a member of Arfon District Council and leader of Gwynedd County Council before his election as AM for Caernarfon in 2003. He won the new Arfon seat in 2007.

His interests include the theatre and sport, and he is a keen cyclist.

Contact Details

Tel: 01286 672076

Plaid Cymru Office
8 Stryd y Castell,
LL55 1SE


70 Stryd Fawr
LL57 1NR

01248 372948