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

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact that closing the Menai suspension bridge has had on air quality on Anglesey?

Tabled on 02/02/2023

What steps is the Welsh Government taking to ensure that patients, such as those with suspected inflammatory bowel disease, are prioritised for diagnostic endoscopy by clinical risk and p...

Tabled on 02/02/2023

Will the First Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's response to the 2 Sisters Food Group's consultation on the closure of its site in Llangefni?

Tabled on 02/02/2023

Will the Minister make a statement in response to 2 Sisters Food Group's announcement of a consultation on closing its site in Llangefni?

Tabled on 25/01/2023

Does the Welsh Government hold data on the numbers of households receiving severely mentally impaired council tax discount by condition, as well as details of which local authorities in W...

Tabled on 06/01/2023

Will the First Minister make a statement on the critical internal incident within Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board?

Tabled on 05/01/2023

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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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