People of the Senedd

Vikki Howells MS

Vikki Howells MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Cynon Valley

My Senedd Activities

What consideration did the Minister give to supporting small and medium-sized businesses when determining the Welsh Government's budget for 2022-23?

Tabled on 22/06/2022

What a) number and b) overall percentage of i) children and ii) adults with cystic fibrosis saw a 1) clinical psychologist and 2) social worker within the past 12 months, for every year s...

Tabled on 17/06/2022

To propose that the Senedd: 1. Considers the Report of the Standards of Conduct Committee - Fourth Report to the Sixth Senedd laid before the Senedd on 15 June 2022 in accordance with St...

For debate on 15/06/2022

What are the Welsh Government's priorities for further increasing recycling rates?

Tabled on 19/05/2022

What action is the Welsh Government taking to promote tourism within the south Wales valleys?

Tabled on 04/05/2022

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the shared prosperity fund's potential to address economic inequality in Wales?

Tabled on 21/04/2022

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Vikki Howells MS

Biography

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 Senedd 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.

Media Assets

Register of Interests

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

Membership

Terms of office

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

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Cross Party Membership

Elections

Calendar events: Vikki Howells MS