Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
Official portrait of Nia Griffith MP crop 2.jpg
Incumbent
Nia Griffith

since 6 April 2020
Appointer Leader of the Opposition
Inaugural holder Nicholas Edwards
Formation 1975

List of Shadow Secretaries of State for Wales

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party Constituency
Nicholas Edwards Portrait Placeholder.png 18 February 1975 4 May 1979 Conservative Pembrokeshire
John Morris Lord Morris.jpg 4 May 1979 14 June 1979 Labour Aberavon
Alec Jones Portrait Placeholder.png 14 June 1979 20 March 1983 Labour Rhondda
Denzil Davies Portrait Placeholder.png 20 March 1983 31 October 1983 Labour Llanelli
Barry Jones Official portrait of Lord Jones crop 2.jpg 31 October 1983 13 July 1987 Labour Alyn and Deeside
Alan Williams Portrait Placeholder.png 13 July 1987 9 January 1989 Labour Swansea West
Barry Jones Official portrait of Lord Jones crop 2.jpg 9 January 1989 18 July 1992 Labour Alyn and Deeside
Ann Clwyd Official portrait of Ann Clwyd crop 2.jpg 18 July 1992 21 October 1993 Labour Cynon Valley
Ron Davies Rondavies1998.jpg 21 October 1993 2 May 1997 Labour Carrphilly
William Hague William Hague (cropped).jpg 2 May 1997 19 June 1997 Conservative Richmond
Michael Ancram Global Strategy Forum (6963381142) cropped.jpg 19 June 1997 1 June 1998 Conservative Devizes
Liam Fox Official portrait of Dr Liam Fox crop 2.jpg 1 June 1998 15 June 1999 Conservative Woodspring
Sir George Young Official portrait of Lord Young of Cookham crop 2.jpg 15 June 1999 26 September 2000 Conservative North West Hampshire
Angela Browning Official portrait of Baroness Browning crop 2.jpg 26 September 2000 18 September 2001 Conservative Tiverton and Honiton
Nigel Evans Official portrait of Mr Nigel Evans crop 2.jpg 18 September 2001 11 November 2003 Conservative Ribble Valley
Bill Wiggin Official portrait of Bill Wiggin crop 2.jpg 11 November 2003 6 December 2005 Conservative Leominster
Cheryl Gillan Official portrait of Mrs Cheryl Gillan crop 2.jpg 6 December 2005 11 May 2010 Conservative Chesham and Amersham
Peter Hain Official portrait of Lord Hain crop 2.jpg 11 May 2010 15 May 2012 Labour Neath
Owen Smith Official portrait of Owen Smith crop 2.jpg 15 May 2012 14 September 2015 Labour Pontypridd
Nia Griffith Official portrait of Nia Griffith crop 3.jpg 14 September 2015 27 June 2016 Labour Llanelli
Paul Flynn Portrait Placeholder.png 3 July 2016 6 October 2016 Labour Newport West
Jo Stevens Jo Stevens official portrait 3-4 crop.jpg 6 October 2016 27 January 2017 Labour Cardiff Central
Christina Rees Official portrait of Christina Rees MP crop 2.jpg 9 February 2017 06 April 2020 Labour Neath
Nia Griffith Official portrait of Nia Griffith MP crop 2.jpg 06 April 2020 Incumbent Labour Llanelli

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