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Deputy Lord Mayor

Cardiff Council Shield, City and County of Cardiff 
Councillor Jacqueline Parry
Deputy Lord Mayor of Cardiff
Municipal Year 2019-20

Personal Details

Jackie was born in Cardiff and attended St David’s Primary School and Heathfield House Grammar School.  Jackie has two children Nicola and Karl, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.


Jackie attended Business College after leaving school and worked as a secretary in many locations across the City. Jackie worked as an Official Cardiff City Tour Guide for ten years helping thousands of visitors to appreciate our fine city. She has also worked in Marketing and given her services to voluntary work.    


Jackie was elected to Office in 2004 as a Cardiff Councillor serving the Rumney area of Cardiff. Jackie has also acted as Chairperson and Deputy Chair on a wide range of committees including The Planning Committee, The Environmental Scrutiny Committee, The Glamorgan Archives Committee and as Chair of The Licensing and Public Protection Committee. Jackie has also served as a Deputy Whip for the Labour Party.


Jackie has a wide range of interests including painting portraits, writing features, short stories and poetry – some of which have been published.
Jackie has also served as a School Governor for Faith Schools, Primary Schools and High Schools.