Ben Morgan Lake (born  Glangwili 22 January 1993) is a  Plaid Cymru politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ceredigion constituency.
Lake was born and brought up in
Lampeter, the son of a policeman and a council worker. He attended Ffynnonbedr Primary School and  Ysgol Bro Pedr. After graduating from the  Trinity College, Oxford with an undergraduate degree in History and Politics, and a master's degree in Modern British and European History, he became a  Research Officer in the National Assembly for Wales. He is a fluent Welsh speaker. 
 Political career
2017 general election, Lake won the Ceredigion, gaining the seat from Liberal Democrat Mark Williams with 11,623 votes (29.2% of the overall vote). At the age of 24, Lake became the youngest MP elected in 2017 and  Plaid's youngest ever MP. He is also currently the youngest MP in Wales. 
Lake is currently the Plaid Cymru spokesperson at Westminster for the Environment, Food, Rural Affairs, Education, Skills, Health, Communities, Local Government, Culture, Media, Sport and Constitutional Affairs.
Lake was appointed a member of the  Welsh Affairs Committee in September 2017. He is a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on State Pension Inequality for Women.  He supported  Rhun ap Iorwerth in the 2018 Plaid Cymru leadership election.
 Political views
Lake gave his support to a second referendum on the terms of
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