Madeleine Moon
Member of Parliament
for Bridgend
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded by Win Griffiths
Majority 4,700 (10.9%)
Personal details
Born (1950-03-27) 27 March 1950 (age 74)

Madeleine Moon (born 27 March 1950) has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bridgend since the 2005 general election, succeeding Win Griffiths, who retired from politics.

Political career

She worked in social services for Mid Glamorgan County Council from 1980 to 1996, then for Swansea Council from 1996 to 2002.

She launched Crossroads (a charity that supports carers) in Porthcawl. She represented Bridgend Council on the Sports Council for Wales, on Tourism South and West Wales and was National Chair of the British Resorts Association from 1999 to 2001.

Moon has lived and worked around Bridgend for over 29 years, is a former mayor of Porthcawl and was a councillor for Porthcawl for 13 years. She was elected MP for the Bridgend constituency at the 2005 general election.

Madeleine Moon was Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Lord Drayson, Minister for Science in the Department for Science, Innovation and Skills.

Madeleine Moon has written and spoken extensively on prison reform and policing. In 2014 she called for the armed forces to overhaul their policies on investigating bullying.