Rebecca Evans AM

Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Rebecca Evans was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales in May 2011 to represent the Mid and West Wales region. In 2016 she became Assembly Member for Gower.

Rebecca received a degree in History from the University of Leeds and attended Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, where she received a Master of Philosophy Degree. Before being elected, Rebecca worked in the third sector.

Rebecca has served on the National Assembly for Wales' Environment and Sustainable Development Committee and its Common Agricultural Policy Task and Finish Group. She has also served on the Health and Social Care Committee, and the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

In 2014 Rebecca was appointed Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, and in May 2016 she became Minister for Social Services and Public Health.

Rebecca’s wider political interests include equalities, welfare reform, tackling poverty, and rural affairs.

Rebecca lives near Llanelli with her husband, and is a keen Welsh learner.