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Peredur Owen Griffiths MS

Peredur Owen Griffiths MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales East

My Senedd Activities

How is the Welsh Government working with local authorities to ensure the safety of toxic sites in the south east?

Tabled on 15/02/2024

What is the Welsh Government doing to improve bus services in south-east Wales?

Tabled on 14/02/2024

What consultation has the Minister held with local authorities across Wales before the Welsh Government allocates consequential funding to local authorities in Wales following the UK Gove...

Tabled on 07/02/2024

What plans does the Government have to strengthen the economy in South Wales East?

Tabled on 01/02/2024

What is the estimated cost for each local authority in Wales to fund the 5 per cent increase in teachers' salaries for the academic year 2024-25?

Tabled on 25/01/2024

Delete all after point 2 and replace with: Regrets: a) the chronic underfunding of Wales by successive UK governments which impacts local authority budgets; and b) estimates of a £750...

For debate on 19/01/2024

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Biography

Personal history

As the son of a minister, Peredur had already lived in many different parts of Wales before he went to Glan Clwyd secondary school in St Asaph, including Pumsaint in Carmarthenshire, Moelfre in Ynys Môn, Lixwm in Flintshire. Peredur has a Masters Degree in Control Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield, and now lives in Caerphilly.

Professional background

As a student in Sheffield, Peredur took a job in banking. After completing his degree, Peredur was fast-tracked into being a Bank Manager for Santander, and was able to move back to Wales to complete his training. Whilst with Santander, Peredur worked in branches across south Wales, including Newport, Monmouth, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Blackwood, Cwmbran, Barry, Tonypandy, and Cardiff. After Santander, came Principality Building Society, where Peredur worked as a Business Development Manager for the residential mortgage arm of the business. After 13 years in the Financial sector, Peredur joined Christian Aid as Regional Coordinator for South Wales and Legacy Officer for Wales as a whole. During this time, he joined the Board of Directors for Displaced People in Action, a charity working to place refugees. His next step was to join Cytûn: Churches together in Wales, where he worked with the many faith groups across Wales.

Political history

Peredur has been a Community Councillor for Trecenydd in Caerphilly since 2017 and served for two years as the Chair of Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Community Council. He previously served as Chair of the Plaid Cymru Caerphilly Constituency. A long time campaigner for Plaid Cymru, Peredur was elected to the Senedd the first time he stood for election.

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  1. 08/05/2021 -

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