People of the Senedd

Vikki Howells MS

Vikki Howells MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Cynon Valley

My Senedd Activities

Will the Cabinet Secretary set out his priorities for improving animal welfare?

Tabled on 08/05/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on work to reform the non-domestic rates system?

Tabled on 08/05/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the whole-school approach to mental health?

Tabled on 30/04/2024

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the amount of housing stock in Wales affected by RAAC?

Tabled on 30/04/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the delivery of the South Wales Metro?

Tabled on 17/04/2024

What are the Welsh Government's priorities for tackling coronary heart disease?

Tabled on 11/04/2024

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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.


Terms of office

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

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