Angela Burns AM

Assembly Member for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire.

Shadow Minister for Health.

Angela lives in Pembrokeshire with her husband and two children and considers herself to be a countrywoman with a metropolitan heart. Angela was brought up in various countries throughout the world and when she left school her interest was caught by the world of business.

She has been in business ever since and has worked for companies as diverse as Waitrose, Thorn Emi and Asda to a number of smaller enterprises and held positions up to and including Director level.

In the course of her various jobs Angela has lived and worked in London, Bristol, Rugby, Leeds and the United States.

Angela was elected as the Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire South in May 2007 and re-elected with increased majorities in 2011 and 2016.

During her time as an Assembly Member she has served as Shadow Minister for Finance, Shadow Minister for Regeneration and Transport, Shadow Minister for Environment and Shadow Minister for Education.  Following the 2016 election Angela was appointed Shadow Minister for Health and Well-Being.

Angela sits on the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee and Chairs the Cross Party Group on Sepsis.

She is a Director of the Hope MS Charity in Pembrokeshire and in her spare time enjoys spending time in the beautiful West Wales countryside with her family.


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