Eluned named Assembly Member of the Year by ITV Wales

The Mid and West Wales AM was given award was by Adrian Masters, who presents the Sharp End programme which focusses on Welsh politics on the channel.

At the end of October, Eluned was promoted to the Welsh Government as Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning.

Baroness Morgan, was given the award by ITV Wales for her campaigning on Brexit and proposals to boost the economy of rural Wales.

On receiving her award, she said: “I am really pleased to have won this award, which is a highlight of the year in the Welsh political calendar.

“I am very proud to represent Mid and West Wales again in the National Assembly for Wales, where I have already set about putting the economy first by publishing my Mid and West Wales economic plan securing support from local communities, the business sector and the Welsh Government.”

Nick Powell, Head of Politics at ITV Wales said: “The judges recognised the Mid and West Wales AM’s campaigning on Brexit and her proposals to boost the economy of rural Wales and ensure that it doesn’t get left behind by the new city regions.”