Huw T. Edwards

By (author) Paul Ward Series edited by Paul O'Leary

Publication date:

15 February 2011

Length of book:

192 pages


University of Wales Press



ISBN-13: 9780708323281

This book is the first biography of Huw T. Edwards (1929 - 1970), a key figure in the Welsh labour movement, who was known in the 1950s as the 'unofficial Prime Minister of Wales'. He was of working-class origin, a Welsh speaker and trade unionist involved in a wide range of activities associated with Welsh culture. He represented Wales to the BBC, chaired the Welsh Tourist Board, and was president of the Welsh Language Society.