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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

This Senedd: 1. Recognises the legacy of chemical waste in the valleys, poisoning the land. 2. Calls for a national response to address problems created by forever chemicals, and for pu...

For debate on 19/07/2024

How is the Government improving and promoting fire safety?

Tabled on 11/07/2024

To propose that the Senedd: Notes the engagement work undertaken by the Finance Committee regarding the Welsh Government's spending priorities for the 2025-26 budget, and further notes t...

For debate on 10/07/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on the Government's plans to promote responsible dog ownership?

Tabled on 10/07/2024

What is the Government doing to increase public sector pay in South Wales East?

Tabled on 10/07/2024

What assessment has the Cabinet Secretary made of the adequacy of bus services in South Wales East?

Tabled on 19/06/2024

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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.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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