Carwyn Jones


Professor Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones is a former First Minister of Wales, a role he held between 2009 and 2018. He left the Welsh Parliament in 2021 after representing the Bridgend constituency for twenty-two years which included eighteen consecutive years in government.

Before politics he practised at the Bar for ten years and was a Professional Tutor on the Bar Vocational Course at Cardiff University. He is now a Professor at Aberystwyth University with a strong interest in constitutional law. He is also Bencher at Gray’s Inn.

Since leaving politics he has also been involved in broadcasting and business consultancy and is also involved with a number of charities. His autobiography, Not Just Politics, was published in 2020.


Carwyn Jones appears in the following sessions. Select a session to find out more:
A Political View
Sat 4th March 2023

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