Albert Owen is a member of the Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales.
Albert Owen is a former Member of the UK Parliament, elected to represent his home constituency of Ynys Môn for five parliamentary terms. During his time as a Member of Parliament, he was an advocate for the constituency and Wales on a range of political, industrial, social and environmental issues.
He has diverse experience on Welsh affairs, energy, international development and procedures through membership of select committees, All-Party Parliamentary Groups and serving on the Speakers’ Panel of Chairs. As a Member of the Speakers’ Panel of Chairs, he was an early supporter of pre-legislative scrutiny of draft Bills to include interest groups, organisations and the public in shaping government legislation.
During his time as Member of the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee, he had a special interest in devolution, transport and energy matters.
His interests include Welsh and Maritime history, holding the roles of patron of the local Maritime Museum & Vice President of the RNLI. He enjoys coastal walking, travel, reading, cooking, and watching sport.