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Not Just Politics

Carwyn Jones

(author)

Hardback
The former First Minister of Wales's candid and timely autobiography
Released on September 03, 2020
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9781786157713
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

Not Just Politics A01 By (author) N Carwyn Jones A02 With N Alun Gibbard 240 156 BB Hardback 304 Accent Press Ltd Headline Publishing Group United Kingdom JP Politics & government JPHL Political leaders & leadership BGHA Autobiography: historical, political & military 1DBKW Wales 1.3 JP JPHL DNBH1 Politics & government Political leaders & leadership Autobiography: historical, political & military The former First Minister of Wales's candid and timely autobiography For nine years, Carwyn Jones was at the helm of Welsh politics. As First Minister from 2009 to 2018, he led the governance of an increasingly devolving Wales through turmoil and success. Not Just Politics follows Carwyn from his roots in a small corner of Wales and childhood brought up as a Welsh speaker in Bridgend, to the 1980s miners' strike which inspired a career in politics. After graduating with a degree in law from Aberyswyth, Carwyn juggled being a barrister and local councillor while also caring for his wife Lisa, who was diagnosed with leukaemia shortly after their marriage. As part of the first cohort of Welsh Government Ministers, Carwyn has been at the heart of the growing shift from Westminster to Cardiff, and as First Minister he oversaw landmark moments that put Wales firmly on the world stage. Sharing his story through two decades at the heart of Welsh governance, Carwyn provides a unique insight into the status of Wales as a nation and its relationship with Westminster. From the prime ministers he worked with to the state of the union in a post-Brexit world, Not Just Politics reflects on the highs and lows of his political career and reveals the man as well as the minister. Carwyn Jones is best known for his prominent role in British politics, as the First Minister of Wales from 2009 until 2018. Born in Morriston to a Welsh-speaking family, he grew up in Bridgend, and worked as a barrister before his political career. He is married with two children and lives in Bridgend. 14112019 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 20.00 0.00 20.00 This price includes a tax element GB 10 Not yet available 03092020 1 BERT GARD Y

For nine years, Carwyn Jones was at the helm of Welsh politics. As First Minister from 2009 to 2018, he led the governance of an increasingly devolving Wales through turmoil and success.

Not Just Politics follows Carwyn from his roots in a small corner of Wales and childhood brought up as a Welsh speaker in Bridgend, to the 1980s miners' strike which inspired a career in politics. After graduating with a degree in law from Aberyswyth, Carwyn juggled being a barrister and local councillor while also caring for his wife Lisa, who was diagnosed with leukaemia shortly after their marriage. As part of the first cohort of Welsh Government Ministers, Carwyn has been at the heart of the growing shift from Westminster to Cardiff, and as First Minister he oversaw landmark moments that put Wales firmly on the world stage.

Sharing his story through two decades at the heart of Welsh governance, Carwyn provides a unique insight into the status of Wales as a nation and its relationship with Westminster. From the prime ministers he worked with to the state of the union in a post-Brexit world, Not Just Politics reflects on the highs and lows of his political career and reveals the man as well as the minister.

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Book publisherHeadline Publishing Group
Publication date3 Sep 2020
FormatHardback
Pages304
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