Gareth Jones AM

Gareth Jones was born in Blaenau Ffestiniog in 1939 and lives in Llandudno.
A teacher and education consultant, Gareth graduated with a BA in Geography from the University of Wales, Swansea and was for many years headteacher of Llandudno's largest secondary school, Ysgol John Bright.

In 2007 Gareth was elected to represent the new constituency of Aberconwy and is also now Chair of the Enterprise and Learning Committee.

Prior to his re-election, Gareth was Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group and Deputy Leader of Conwy County Borough Council. After over a decade, he stood down from his County Council seat in 2008 but was successfully elected to represent the same Craig y Don Ward on Llandudno Town Council.

Gareth has held several posts within Plaid Cymru and between 1999 and 2003 he was the first Assembly Member for Conwy, spokesperson and Shadow Minister for Education, and Chair of the Education Committee.

His political interests include social justice, the Welsh language and education.

Contact Details

Assembly Office:
Gareth Jones AM
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA
029 2089 8295

Aberconwy Constituency office:
16 Station Road
LL26 0EP
01492 642014 / 07725 498163

Press enquiries to:
23 Tyldesley House
48 Clarence Road
Craig y Don
LL30 1TW
01492 876850 / 07818 204115