People of the Senedd

Vikki Howells MS

Vikki Howells MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Cynon Valley

My Senedd Activities

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the decision by Natural Resources Wales to ban trail hunting on land it manages?

Tabled on 19/01/2022

Will the First Minister set out the Welsh Government’s priorities for supporting the retail sector in Cynon Valley?

Tabled on 13/01/2022

Will the First Minister make a statement on proposed changes to cervical screening timescales?

Tabled on 06/01/2022

What consideration did the Minister give to the future funding of initiatives to regenerate town centres when allocating funding to the climate change portfolio?

Tabled on 08/12/2021

Will the Minister provide an update on the Welsh Government's priorities for town centre regeneration?

Tabled on 01/12/2021

Will the Minister provide an update on plans to create a national music service?

Tabled on 29/11/2021

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Vikki Howells MS


Key interests and achievements

Vikki’s political interests include education; transport and the economy; tackling poverty; inclusive play; community regeneration; and heritage and culture.

Personal history

Vikki Howells is the Welsh Labour Assembly Member for Cynon Valley. Born and raised in the constituency, Vikki was educated at St John Baptist Church in Wales High school, Aberdare, before attending the University of Wales, Cardiff, where she gained a bachelor’s degree in International and Welsh History, and a master’s degree in Modern Welsh History. Whilst studying at Cardiff, Vikki received the Charles Morgan award in recognition of her contribution to the field of Welsh History.

Professional background

Vikki worked as a History teacher at St Cenydd Community School, Caerphilly, from 2000 to 2016, where she also undertook a range of pastoral roles, most recently serving as Assistant Head of Sixth Form. Vikki has also worked as a mentor for trainee teachers and has sat on the admissions panel for the History PGCE course at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Political history

Vikki joined the Labour Party at the age of 17 and has undertaken many roles within her Constituency, including Women’s Officer and CLP Chair. Vikki was elected to Chair the Welsh Labour Group of Senedd Members in November 2017.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)


Terms of office

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

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Cross Party Membership


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