Christine Chapman AM

Party: Welsh Labour

Constituency: Cynon Valley

Contact information

Office Address: 
Bank Chambers
28a Oxford Street
Mountain Ash
CF45 3EU

Phone:  01443 478098

Assembly Address: 
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF99 1NA

Phone:  0300 200 7164

Email:  Christine.Chapman@assembly.wales

Facebook :  www.facebook.com/christine.chapman.397

Twitter :  twitter.com/ChrisChapmanAM

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Membership

Terms of Office

  • 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
  • 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
  • 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
  • 06/05/2011 -

Membership of Cross Party Groups

Additional Information

Christine Chapman was elected as a Labour and Co-operative Assembly Member

 

Personal history

 

Christine Chapman was born in Porth, Rhondda. She holds a BA (Hons) in History and Classical Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and an MScEcon and MPhil from Cardiff University. She also holds a diploma in Careers Guidance from South Bank Polytechnic.

 

Professional background

 

Christine’s professional career has been in the field of education. She has worked for the careers service and for two education business partnerships, and has worked as both a youth worker and a secondary school teacher.

 

A strong advocate of lifelong learning, Christine is particularly interested in economic development, equal opportunities, community regeneration and women's history.

 

Political history

 

Christine was first elected to the Assembly in 1999. Her previous roles have included chairing the Objective One Programme Monitoring Committee, being Deputy Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning, and Finance, Local Government and Public Services, and Chair of the Petitions Committee. Christine also represents the Welsh Assembly on the Committee of the Regions, and is Chair of the Assembly's Women and Democracy Group.

 

Prior to her election as Labour Assembly Member for Cynon Valley, Christine was a councillor on Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.

 

Affiliations

 

Christine is secretary of the Labour UNISON Group and a member of the Co-operative Party. She is also a supporter of the “Children Are Unbeatable Alliance” (CAU) Campaign.

 

Elections

 

 

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