Revd Gethin Rhys was appointed National Assembly Policy Officer for Cytûn (Churches Together in Wales) in January 2015, and has been Lead Representative for the Religion sector on the TSPC since that date.

Gethin Rhys/Religion

Gethin was brought up in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, and educated at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen, Pontypridd and the Universities of Oxford (degrees in Politics) and Birmingham (Theology). He is a minister of the United Reformed Church, and has served churches in Wrexham, Brecon, Trefforest, Porth and Penrhys. He and his wife, Dr Fiona Liddell, were Joint Wardens of Coleg Trefeca 1996-2003 and Gethin was Assistant General Secretary of Cytûn from 2003-5.

Gethin is pleased to combine in his current role his background in both Politics and Theology. He produces regular Policy Bulletins reporting on policy developments in Wales from a non-partisan Christian perspective. You can subscribe to these by e-mailing him at He wrote the chapter on Wales inBelonging to Britain: Christian Perspectives on a Plural Society (Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland, 1991) and is a regular contributor to the Christian and broadcast media in Wales in both Welsh and English.