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Peter Black

Welsh Liberal Democrat Regional List Candidate for South Wales West

Visit Peter's blog at http://peterblack.blogspot.com

Peter Black

Peter has been the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West since 1999. He is a leading Swansea Councillor, having represented the Cwmbwrla Ward since 1984.

Born in 1960 in Bebington Wirral, he was educated at Wirral Grammar School for Boys and graduated from Swansea University in 1981 with a degree in English and History. He is a former civil servant, having worked in the Land Registry for Wales from 1983 to 1999. He is married to Angela and lives in Manselton with their cat, Rufus.

Peter is a former Leader of the Opposition in City and County of Swansea and has also served as the Chair of the Welsh Liberal Democrats in the past.

On the Assembly he is a member of the Finance Committee and the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee and of the Assembly Commission, where he has responsibility for ICT, sustainability and the Assembly estate.

His interests include Science Fiction, Film, Theatre, and Poetry.

Write to Peter at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff, CF99 1NA or phone him on 029 20 898744. E-mail him at peter.black@wales.gov.uk. His regional office is situated at 110 Walter Road, Swansea, SA1 5QQ and can be contacted on 01792 536353.