People of the Senedd
Mark Isherwood MS
Senedd Regional Member
Welsh Conservative Party
Welsh Conservative Party Group
8 Chester Street
My Senedd Activities
Are day care centres for vulnerable adults eligible for Welsh Government COVID-19 support funding to cover the extra costs incurred from having to provide extra services due to the pandemic?
Tabled on 19/03/2021
Does the Welsh Government have any plans to roll out lateral flow device testing for activity service centres who provide day services for vulnerable adults?
Tabled on 19/03/2021
Will the Minister confirm whether staff employed in independent hospitals, including mental health settings, who took care of NHS patients during the pandemic, are eligible for the one-of...
Tabled on 18/03/2021
What plans does the Welsh Government have to increase protection for hedgehogs, which are listed as a species of principal importance for conservation of biological diversity in Wales?
Tabled on 17/03/2021
What recent estimate has the Welsh Government made of hedgehog numbers in the Wales?
Tabled on 17/03/2021
To propose that the Senedd: 1. Regrets that successive Labour-led Welsh Governments have failed to improve the life chances of the people of Wales. 2. Recognises the admission of the De...
For debate on 17/03/2021
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Detailed information: Mark Isherwood MS
Key interests and achievements
Mark’s interests outside politics are his family and home. He is also a lapsed sailor and dog walker.
Mark has been a community councillor for Treuddyn, a former school governor (and chair) of Ysgol Parc y Llan, and former voluntary board member of Venture Housing Association.
He is a Management Board Member of the Buddies Autism Club, Vice President of North Wales Disability Resources Centre, a Patron of the British Association of Social Workers, an Ambassador for Clwyd Girl Guides, Vice President of North Wales Play, Vice Patron of RORO sailing project, a Member of Glyndŵr University Court, a Member of North Wales Wildlife Trust, a Patron – Centre of Sign-Sight-Sound, President of the Centre for Cultural Engagement, Vice President of the Boys and Girls Clubs for Wales, Trustee of Families Need Fathers Both Parents Matter Cymru, a Patron of Flintshire Disability Forum, and a Patron of Policy Forum for Wales. Mark was also the founder of CHANT Cymru (Community Hospitals Acting Nationally Together) in the second Assembly.
Mark lives in Flintshire with his wife. They have six children and a grandchild. A politics graduate of Newcastle University, Mark qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He was previously employed as a building society area manager in north Wales.
Mark was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 2003, before being re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2016. In the Second and Third Assemblies he was the Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister in a range of areas, including Finance, Education, Social Justice, Equality and Housing, as well as being the member of a number of Assembly committees and chairing the Assembly’s Legislation Committee No. 5. He also chaired Cross-Party Groups on Fuel Poverty, Neurosciences, and Funerals and Bereavement. In the Fourth Assembly he was the Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Communities, Housing, Policing and North Wales, as well as sitting on the Assembly’s Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee and the Assembly’s Standards Committee. He has also chaired Cross-Party Groups on Autism, Neurological Conditions, Fuel Poverty, Hospices and Palliative Care, and Funerals and Bereavement, and Co-chaired the Cross-Party Group on Disability.
Terms of office
- 02/05/2003 - 02/05/2007
- 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
- 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
- 06/05/2016 -
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Cross Party Membership
- Autism (Chair)
- Beer and Pubs
- Co-operatives & Mutuals
- Cross Border Issues
- Deaf Issues
- Fathers and Fatherhood
- Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency
- Funerals and Bereavement
- Gypsies and Travellers
- Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood
- Hospices and Palliative Care
- Mental Health
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Neurological Conditions (Chair)
- North Wales
- Older People
- Small Shops
- Violence against Women and Children
- Woodlands, Forestry and Timber
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Regional) 2016, 06/05/2016
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Regional) 2011, 05/05/2011
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Regional) 2007, 03/05/2007
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Constituency) 2003, 01/05/2003
- National Assembly for Wales Elections (Regional) 2003, 01/05/2003