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Candidate

  Kim Howells
Pontypridd
Minister for Competition and Consumer Affairs

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married September 22, 1983, Eirlys Davies
2 sons, 1 daughter

Education
Mountain Ash Grammar School
Hornsey College of Art
Cambridge CAT (BA 1974)
Warwick University (PhD 1979)

Non-political career
Research officer, Coalfield History Project, University College of Wales, Swansea 1979-82
Freelance radio and television presenter and writer 1986-89.

Electoral history
Member for Pontypridd from February 23, 1989 By-election.

Political career
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department for Education and Employment (Life-long Learning) 1997-98
Department of Trade and Industry 1998- (Consumer and Corporate Affairs 1999-2000, Competition and Consumer Affairs 2000-). Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on: Development and Co-operation 1993-94
Foreign Affairs 1994
Home Affairs 1994-95
Trade and Industry 1995-97.

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