Constituency: Newport East

Jonathan Clark

Jonathan is the Plaid Cymru candidate for the seat of Newport East, and lives in the city where he was born and brought up. He was the Plaid Cymru candidate at the Newport West By-election in April 2019, the last Westminster General election, and the Senedd candidate for Newport West constituency in 2021.

Jonathan works in public sector recruitment in Cardiff, previously working in Marketing and IT at the University of Newport. Prior to that Jonathan worked for the Metropolitan Police Service press office - the Directorate of Public Affairs and Internal Communication, and lived and worked in London between 1990 and 1998. He worked as a trainee journalist at the Pontypool Free Press before moving to London for work.

The new constituency is made up of parts of the old Newport West and Newport East constituencies.