Nia Griffith has been the Member of Parliament for Llanelli since 2005. Prior to this she was a
modern languages teacher and school inspector. During Labour’s time in government, Nia was
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Harriet Harman MP. In Opposition she held the positions of
Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, Shadow Minister for Wales, and she was
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales from September 2015 until her resignation from the Shadow
Cabinet in June 2016.