Angela Burns AM

Assembly Member for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire.

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health.

Angela lives in Pembrokeshire with her husband and two young 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.

She has previously served as Shadow Minister for Finance, Shadow Minister for Regeneration and Transport and Shadow Minister for Environment. Angela regained her seat in 2011 and was appointed Shadow Minister for Education shortly afterwards.

Angela is a member of the Children & Young People committee.



Staff offered £500 bribe to tackle Welsh Labour’s nursing crisis

A newly appointed contractor is offering a “fab” £500 bonus to attract nurses to fill vacant Welsh NHS posts.

The advert by ‘Just Nurses’ is aimed at new recruits and offers them the opportunity to “earn an additional £500 simply for registering and completing 10 shifts”.