People of the Senedd

Carolyn Thomas MS

Carolyn Thomas MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

North Wales

My Senedd Activities

Will the First Minister provide an update on Welsh Government plans to designate the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley as a national park?

Tabled on 23/09/2021

I believe that increasing productivity and efficiency as a measureis just going too far now. The rate of work-related stress, depression and anxiety continues to rise across the UK. A qua...

Plenary | 22/09/2021

Thank you. So, I just wanted to talk about the financial pressures of local authorities as well. So, besides that national insurance, we've also got pressures regarding pay, retaining sta...

Local Government and Housing Committee | 22/09/2021

Diolch. I thank the First Minister for the really positive relationship that has been built between Welsh Government and councils, especially during the pandemic. The relationship has ens...

Plenary | 21/09/2021

4. What are the Welsh Government's priorities for the funding of local authorities in Wales? OQ56878

Plenary | 21/09/2021

May I declare that I'm still a Flintshire county councillor? Thank you.

Plenary | 21/09/2021

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Carolyn Thomas MS

Biography

I am incredibly proud and grateful to have been elected to serve our communities across North Wales as your Member for the Senedd.  I will work hard to pay back the trust you have placed in me.  If there is anything I can do to help, please get in touch by emailing Carolyn.Thomas@Senedd.Wales.

Key interests and achievements

My key interests are the natural environment, highways and transportation, waste and recycling, children and young people, social justice and fairness.

Personal history

I am a married mother of three young adults, a grandmother and dog owner.  My favourite past times are walking in the countryside, exploring historic towns and real ale.

Professional background

I have worked in a variety of jobs while raising my family most recently working as a postwoman and prior to that as a post office clerk. I lived in Italy in my early 20s.  I have organised community events, charity fundraisers and produced the local newsletters for the last ten years.

Political history

Before being elected as a Member of the Senedd I was Deputy Leader of Flintshire County Council and Cabinet member for Streetscene & Countryside.  I have been a Flintshire County Councillor since 2008 and also a town & community councillor representing two wards, Llanfynydd and Treuddyn. I have been a political group leader, Committee Chairwoman and Civic Leader (Chairwoman/Mayor) of the Council.  I joined the Labour party to fight against austerity and the impact on public services, I have also highlighted the devastating impact of Universal credit and social injustice.

Campaigns

I have campaigned for public bus transport, investment in highways funding, the music service, investment in children’s play areas, early years funding and for the natural environment as a County Councillor.

Membership

Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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Elections

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