Title: Deputy Minister for Tackling Poverty
Party: Welsh Labour
Constituency: Cardiff South and Penarth
Mount Stuart House
Mount Stuart Square
National Assembly for Wales
Phone: 0292089 8276
Website (non-Assembly) : www.vaughangething.co.uk
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Deputy Minister for Tackling Poverty
Vaughan Gething was elected as a Labour and Co-operative Assembly Member
Vaughan Gething was born in Zambia and brought up in Dorset. He was educated at Aberystwyth and Cardiff universities, and now lives in Butetown with his wife Michelle. Vaughan is a largely retired cricketer and a fan of both rugby and football.
Vaughan is a solicitor and former partner at Thompsons. He is a member of the GMB and Unite unions, and was the youngest ever President of the TUC in Wales. He has previously served as a county councillor and school governor. He has also been a community service volunteer – supporting and caring for a student with cerebral palsy, and is former president of NUS Wales.
Between 1999 and 2001, Vaughan worked as a researcher to former AMs Val Feld and Lorraine Barrett. Between 1999 and 2001, Vaughan was the chair of Right to Vote – a cross-party project to encourage greater participation from black minority ethnic communities in Welsh public life.
Vaughan is a former school governor and a member of the Co-operative Party.