People of the Senedd

Altaf Hussain MS

Altaf Hussain MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

South Wales West

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or their rights at work in terms of flexible leave and protection from discrimination. I would like the Minister to set out how we will both tackle the causes of the problem, including t...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

over the course of this Senedd term to start to halt and reverse the trend that we have witnessed. I am proud to be a of trustee at Brynawel, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation service in...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

I want to make a declaration of interest as I am a trustee of Brynawel Rehab.I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this debate, and I thank colleagues in Plaid Cymru for brin...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

I just want to speak about a very small thing. What you said about the clinical staff, nurses, everybody, is fantastic. But I have written this paragraph: managers have been appointed wit...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

Let me finish, then. The current state of the NHS demands urgency for corrective measures. We are still unable to identify the basic problems in the NHS, and that is why our corrective me...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

After a period of time, my wife Khalidaphoned, again, 999, and the paramedics arrived 40 minutes later. I was taken to the Heath hospital where I received excellent care for five days. A...

Plenary | 11/05/2022

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Altaf Hussain is a Member of the Welsh Parliament representing South Wales West Region, following his election in May 2021. He serves as Shadow minister for Equalities and Deputy Whip, with additional responsibility for Human Rights.  He was previously a Member of the National Assembly for Wales between May 2015 and April 2016.

Altaf is the Alternate Welsh Conservative Representative on the Business committee and Alternate Welsh Conservative Representative on the Standards Committee, and designated Older People’s Champion. He additionally serves as Councillor, Bridgend County Borough Council, representing the Pen Y Fai ward.  He is also a Councillor for the Newcastle Higher Community Council.

Altaf is an Honorary President of the South Wales West Area Conservatives, and was a member of the Board of the Welsh Conservative Party, serving as Area Chairman for South Wales West.

Altaf has spent his entire working life in public service, previously as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, holding a number of distinguished clinical posts in Wales and beyond. He has been a fellow of the International College of Surgeons since 1987 and of the British Orthopaedic Association in the UK since 1985. Since 2002, he has also been a Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons at the University Hospital  of Wales Cardiff.

Altaf served as a Supervisor in Research and Development at Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil between 2005 and 2009, where he was also Lead Clinician on the Steering Group for the implementation of NICE Guidelines, and for Clinical Audit and Effectiveness. He continues to tutor in Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a number of editorial posts which enable him to help shape and direct future research in this branch of medicine.

Altaf has a distinguished research record and is credited with the development of a number of new surgical techniques. He has contributed numerous articles to an array of international journals and has received global recognition for his achievements.

In his spare time, Altaf enjoys playing golf, reading and keeping fit. He is married to Khalida, who worked as a GP in South Wales before her retirement. They have two children, and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fourth Assembly (PDF, 850kb)


Terms of office

  1. 19/05/2015 - 05/04/2016
  2. 08/05/2021 -

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