People of the Senedd
John Griffiths MS
Senedd Constituency Member
Welsh Labour Group
My Senedd Activities
To propose that the Senedd: Notes the report of the Local Government and Housing Committee, ‘The Right to Adequate Housing’, which was laid in the Table Office on 12 July 2023. Note: Th...
For debate on 27/09/2023
How is the Welsh Government supporting workers affected by the Wilko store-closure announcement?
Tabled on 13/09/2023
What assessment has the Commission made of the impact of the Senedd in engaging the people of Wales in Welsh democracy since devolution?
Tabled on 06/09/2023
What is the Welsh Government's current assessment of the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on communities in Wales?
Tabled on 06/09/2023
This Senedd: 1. Notes £861m humanitarian and development funding the UK Government provided in 2017-18 to prevent widespread famine across Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya....
For debate on 04/07/2023
This Senedd: 1. Notes that this week is Children’s Hospice Week (19 to 25 June). 2. Recognises the importance of children’s hospices and palliative care services across Wales, and t...
For debate on 19/06/2023
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Detailed information: John Griffiths MS
Born in Newport, John Griffiths is a law graduate and has a diploma in psychology from the University of Wales, Cardiff.
John worked as a lecturer in further and higher education before becoming a solicitor, prior to his first election to the National Assembly for Wales in 1999.
John has served as a Gwent County and Newport Borough councillor. His political interests include economic development, social inclusion, education, Europe, sport and sub Saharan Africa.
John has previously served as Minister for Culture and Sport; Minister for Natural Resources; and Minister for the Environment and Sustainability in the Welsh Government, and before that he served as Counsel General; Deputy Minister for Education; Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services, and Deputy Economic Development Minister.
Terms of office
- 07/05/1999 - 30/04/2003
- 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
- 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
- 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
- 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
- 08/05/2021 -
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Cross Party Membership
- Active Travel Act
- Animal Welfare
- Biodiversity (Chair)
- Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency
- Further Education and Skills (Chair)
- Gambling Related Harm
- Haemophilia and infected blood
- Lung Health (Chair)
- Policing (Chair)
- Poverty (Chair)
- Public & Commercial Service Union (PCS)
- Race & Equality (Chair)
- Smoking and Health (Chair)
- Substance Use and Addiction
- Wales International
- Senedd Election (Constituency) 2021, 06/05/2021
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Constituency) 2016, 06/05/2016
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Constituency) 2011, 05/05/2011
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Constituency) 2007, 03/05/2007
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Constituency) 1999, 06/05/1999