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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

Thank you so much. So, I would ask the Minister what your thoughts are at the moment of really trying to address this issue with the UK Government, and your colleagues in the UK Governmen...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

I've just got a very brief intervention, if that's all right, Minister. The world is on fire and we have to do everything we can. The world cannot wait. I've heard some comments from the...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Diolch yn fawr iawn, Dirprwy Lywydd. Just following on from some of the sentiments this afternoon, I do thank Altaf Hussain for raising the issue. We know that Chwarae Teg really is part...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Good afternoon, Minister. Just to follow up on the question that Cefin has asked, and I do thank James Evans for raising the issue around dentistry, which is one that I know many of us he...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

What impact has the pupil development grant had on pupil attainment since its introduction in 2012?

Tabled on 20/09/2023

Good afternoon, Minister. Thank you very much for your report back. It seems that there are changes and movements ahead in relation to Betsi Cadwaladr. Of course, you'll know that part of...

Plenary | 19/09/2023

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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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