Chair of Assembly Public Accounts Committee
Shadow Minister for Finance
Born in 1975, Nick is originally from Cwmbran. He is a follower of Welsh rugby. He is involved in charity work and a member of Lions Clubs International.
Nick went to Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School before attending St John’s College at the University of Durham where he gained a Joint Honours degree in English and Philosophy. He later gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics from Cardiff University.
Nick was elected as Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Monmouth in May 2007 and served as Shadow Minister for Local Government and Public Services until October 2008 when he was appointed Shadow Minister for Finance. Nick has since served as Shadow Health Minister and Opposition Chief Whip and Business Manager.
Nick was re-elected by the voters of Monmouth in May 2011 and subsequently ran for leadership of the Conservative group narrowly losing out to Andrew RT Davies. In July 2011, Nick was appointed Shadow Minister for Business, Enterprise and Technology and served until February 2014. Nick was appointed Shadow Minister for Finance in July 2014 and served until May 2016. Nick was re-elected for a third term in May 2016.
Nick is a member of a number of Cross Party Groups in the Assembly and currently chairs the Cross Party Group for Beer and the Pub along with the Waterways Group and Biodiversity Group.
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Nick worked as a researcher to Nick Bourne AM and David Davies MP as well as serving as a Monmouthshire County Councillor between 2004 and 2008.
He has also been a governor of two schools in the area, King Henry VIII in Abergavenny and Llantilio Pertholey Community School.
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