Nia Griffith was re-elected MP for Llanelli on May 7th 2015 with 15948 votes, taking 41.3% of the vote.
Nia Griffith joined the Labour Party in 1981 and has held many posts of responsibility within the Labour Party, including Secretary of the Carmarthenshire County Labour Party. She was elected as a councillor to the Carmarthen Town Council in 1987, serving as the sheriff in 1997 and deputy mayor in 1998.
She was elected to the House of Commons for the Welsh seat of Llanelli at the 2005 General Election following the retirement of Denzil Davies. She won the seat with a majority of 7,234 votes and remains the MP there. She made her maiden speech on 19 May 2005. She is a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Welsh Affairs Select Committee and European Scrutiny Committee. She also chairs the All-Party Steel and Metals Group.
From October 2010 to May 2015 she has been a Shadow Minister for Business Innovation and Skills.
Her main political interests are tackling climate change and issues affecting industry.
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