People of the Senedd

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

Ynys Môn


My Senedd Activities

Will the Minister provide an update on the steps being taken by the Welsh Government to tackle poverty on Ynys Môn?

Tabled on 22/03/2023

This Senedd: 1. Notes with concern recent ONS figures revealing that around 95,000 people in Wales have long-COVID, and regrets the impact this condition has on them. 2. Notes the i...

For debate on 20/03/2023

What discussions has the Minister had with the Minister for Economy about additional financial support for Isle of Anglesey County Council following the announcement by the 2 Sisters Food...

Tabled on 14/03/2023

To propose that the Senedd: 1. Notes: a) that Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has been placed back in special measures; b) that independent reports have highlighted poor perfor...

For debate on 09/03/2023

Will the First Minister make a statement on the Government's response to the roads review?

Tabled on 09/03/2023

What financial support is the Government offering to families that have children with severe health needs in light of the cost-of-living crisis?

Tabled on 09/02/2023

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Personal history

Rhun ap Iorwerth was first elected as the Member for Anglesey in a by-election in August 2013. He was brought up on the island and educated at Ysgol David Hughes and Cardiff University, where he graduated in Politics and Welsh. Fluent in Welsh, he is married and has three children.

Professional background

Rhun was a journalist and broadcaster for almost 20 years before being elected. He joined BBC Wales in 1994 and worked for some time in Westminster before returning to Wales after the 1997 devolution vote. A former Chief Political Correspondent, he has also been a BBC Network News correspondent and has presented a wide range of television and radio programmes, in Welsh and English.

Political history

In the time since he was first returned Rhun has served as Shadow Minister for the Economy and Transport, Health and Care, and Finance, and as a member of the corresponding Assembly and Senedd committees. He has also, at various times, been a member of the Public Accounts Committee, the Petitions Committee and the Standards Committee, and has also served as a Senedd Commissioner, and as Deputy Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group during the Fifth Senedd.


Terms of office

  1. 02/08/2013 - 05/04/2016
  2. 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
  3. 08/05/2021 -

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