People of the Senedd

Hannah Blythyn MS

Hannah Blythyn MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group


Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

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My Senedd Activities

Can I genuinely thank the Member for his thoughtful and considered contribution there? I want to start off by saying, James, I'm sure you'd be very welcome to rejoin Unison, but I think t...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

Can I thank the Member for his question? It'll come as no surprise to others in the Chamber that I wholeheartedly agree with the points that Jack Sargeant made there. I think the approach...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

We work in social partnership and are embedding social partnership in public bodies through the Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill to drive improvements in public serv...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

we did actually commit with partners right across local government, and across the public sector in Wales, and the third sector as well, to collectively calling for an increase in that to...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

Can I thank Peter Fox for his question? You are right to acknowledge the impact that rising fuel costs are having, not just on the third sector, but I actually heard today in a meeting wi...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

I thank the Member for his question and, obviously, for recognition of a sector that not only helps some of our most vulnerable in society, but also provides employment for people in comm...

Plenary | 06/07/2022

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Detailed information: Hannah Blythyn MS


Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

Key interests and achievements

Hannah’s political priorities are driving greater numbers of decent jobs, opportunities and inward investment to North East Wales, alongside ensuring the health of local communities and services.

Hannah has particular policy interests in: employment; economy; infrastructure; equalities; education; young people; equalities; housing; social care and mental health.

Personal history

Hannah is a proud North Walian who is from Connah’s Quay, went to school at St Richard Gwyn in Flint and now lives in Mold. After leaving school, Hannah studied at De Montfort University in Leicester and has since worked throughout Flintshire, Wales and the UK.

Professional background

Before being elected to the National Assembly for Wales on 5th May 2016, Hannah worked for the Unite trade union for the best part of decade. In the last few years, Hannah has headed up policy and political work for the union in Wales, leading on a range of successful campaigns including: action on blacklisting; greater justice for victims of asbestos related diseases; protection for rural workers in Wales; and a living wage for NHS Wales employees.

Prior to this, Hannah worked for a small charity and has also worked for a Flintshire MP and in the Flintshire hospitality sector.

Political history

Hannah has been active in the labour movement and democratic politics in Wales for a number of years and looks forward to building on this involvement as an Assembly Member. Hannah is a former chair of LGBT Labour and was active in the campaign for equal marriage.

Media Assets

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


Calendar events: Hannah Blythyn MS