Jessica Morden


Jessica Morden was re-elected MP for Newport East on May 7th 2015 with 14290 votes, taking 40.7% of the vote.

Jessica Morden is the Labour MP for Newport East. She was elected in the 2005 General Election replacing the former Labour MP Alan Howarth who is now a member of the House of Lords.

Jessica was elected as the first female MP in South East Wales with a 6,800 majority.

Brought up in nearby Cwmbran she was educated at Croesyceilliog School before reading History at Birmingham University. Following University she was also student at Coleg Gwent Nash Campus. Before becoming a Member of Parliament Jessica worked for two local MP’s (Llew Smith in Blaenau Gwent and Huw Edwards in Monmouth) and following that for the Wales Labour Party where she was General Secretary.

Jessica and her partner Sion had their first child, a baby girl called Mali, in December 2006 and their second child, a boy named Ifan, in October 2008.

Parliamentary Work:

Jessica was appointed to serve as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Wales The Rt Hon Peter Hain MP

Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (Nov 2005 – March 2007)

Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (July 2005 – March 2007)

Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (July 2005 – Jan 2006)

Constituency: Newport East

Constituency Address: Suite 2, Seventh Floor, Clarence House, Clarence Place, Newport, NP19 7AA

Constituency Tel: 01633 841725

Date of Birth: 29/05/1968


Party: Labour

Personal Website:

Westminster Address: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Westminster Tel: 020 7219 6213


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