Darren Jones

Darren Jones is the Plaid Cymru candidate for Blaenau Gwent constituency in the Welsh National Election to be held on the 5th May 2011. He can be contacted via e-mail at DarrenJones@plaidcymru.org .

Darren Jones is 37 years old and was born in the Rhondda. He lives in Blackwood with his wife and family.

Darren previously stood for Plaid in Islwyn for the 1997 Westminster elections, and was elected to Caerffili council in 1998, serving in the first Plaid administration as the youngest Cabinet Member in Wales at the time.

A former mayor of Blackwood, he has worked as a Communities First coordinator in Rhondda Cynnon Taf since 2003 and is currently studying his Masters in Community Regeneration at University of Glamorgan.