People of the Senedd

Jane Dodds MS

Jane Dodds MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Liberal Democrats

Not affiliated to a Political Group

Mid and West Wales

My Senedd Activities

What consideration is the Welsh Government giving to carrying out a review of Future Wales: the National Plan 2040?

Tabled on 16/05/2024

What are the Welsh Government's plans for introducing a successor scheme to the sustainable social services grant, and will the current level of investment that is available be maintained?

Tabled on 16/05/2024

This Senedd: 1. Recognises the historic links between the Palestinian people and the people of Wales. 2. Reaffirms its calls for an immediate ceasefire on all sides, the release of all...

For debate on 16/05/2024

I'd like to thank the Member for that, and that was an issue that came up when I visited the GP practices, that, actually, their costs were higher and they had no control over those, part...

Plenary | 15/05/2024

intend to fully implement and empower the programme to oversee delivery of that statement? Ultimately and finally, the Welsh Government must demonstrate the determination to rise to the...

Plenary | 15/05/2024

Thank you to the committee; thank you to all of those who brought your experiences so bravely. It’s a sad place when, in Wales, we are seeing women being pushed back again, being told to...

Plenary | 15/05/2024

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Personal history

Jane was born and raised in Wrexham in a Welsh-speaking family where she  attended Welsh junior school and graduated from Cardiff University before training to become a social worker. Having first moving to Welshpool, Jane now lives in Hay-on-Wye with her husband Patrick and their rescue dog Arthur.

Professional background

Jane was a Child Protection Social Worker for 27 years, working to protect vulnerable children at home and abroad, before returning to Wales in 2012.

Political history

Jane was first elected as the Welsh Liberal Democrats Leader in November 2017 in an all-member ballot.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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