People of the Senedd

Natasha Asghar MS

Natasha Asghar MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

South Wales East

My Senedd Activities

What plans does the Minister have to review speed limits on the A40 between Raglan and Abergavenny?

Tabled on 10/08/2022

What criteria were used to determine the speed limit on the A40 between Raglan and Abergavenny?

Tabled on 10/08/2022

What are the implications on public safety of pollutant emissions including polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from the former Monsanto chemical factory in Newport?

Tabled on 10/08/2022

Further to WQ85803/04, will the Minister advise why the issue of sporting and fishing rights at Gilestone Farm was not addressed prior to purchase?

Tabled on 27/07/2022

Will the Minister advise why level 7 Legal Apprenticeships are not available in Wales?

Tabled on 27/07/2022

Following the announcement that the UK will host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, what action will the Welsh Government take to ensure that a strong bid is submitted to hold the event in...

Tabled on 27/07/2022

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Biography

Born in Newport, Natasha is the first woman of colour elected to the Senedd as the regional member for South East Wales. Hailing from a media background consisting of television, radio and print, she has worked as a Banker and in what was previously the National Assembly for Wales. Natasha has stood for a number of elections prior to the Senedd election of 2021. She stood for Newport East twice in general elections. She has also stood for Blaneau Gwent and Torfaen in previous Senedd elections, as well as a been a candidate for the European Parliament (when it actually existed!).

Since being elected Natasha has done numerous interviews for BBC, ITV, The South Wales Argus, The National, The Caerphilly Observer, the Welsh magazine Golwg and appeared on Sharp End. Natasha was the first Member of the Senedd to be interviewed by GB News and British Vogue named her ‘A force for change.’ She was also named by the BBC as one of world’s 100 most ‘influential and inspiring’ women alongside Malala Yousavzai, Melinda Gates and actress Ming-Na-wen.

Natasha has been named the Welsh Conservative’s Shadow Minister for Transport and technology and is working passionately to see the creation an all Wales travel card similar to the Oyster card in London. She hopes it will allow everyone in Wales, as well as tourists to travel on public transport all over Wales, with transparent and affordable fares on a better public transport network and hopes it will provide a well needed boost to the Welsh economy.

She has always been passionate about making a difference and strongly believes one should ‘not just talk the talk, but they should walk the walk too.’

Natasha holds a BA in Politics and Social Policy alongside a Masters in Contemporary British Policy and media from the University of London.

In her personal life Natasha enjoys travelling, spending time with her friends, cooking, watching films, horse riding, partaking in extreme sport and doing charity work.

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  1. 08/05/2021 -

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