Joanna Meriel Stevens(born 6 September 1966)was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cardiff Central in the May 2015 general election.
Member of Parliament
Stevens was elected as Member of Parliament for Cardiff Central on 7 May 2015 with a majority of 4,981, defeating incumbent Liberal Democrat Jenny Willott.
In Jeremy Corbyn's January 2016 reshuffle, she was appointed shadow solicitor general and shadow justice minister. In October 2016 reshuffle, after Corbyn's re-election as party leader, Stevens became Shadow Secretary of State for Wales. She resigned on 27 January 2017 in order to vote against the three-line whip obliging Labour MPs to vote in favour of Article 50.