People of the Senedd

Sioned Williams MS

Sioned Williams MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales West

My Senedd Activities

As one of the local Members representing the Neath Port Talbot Hospital area, constituents and staff have been raising concerns with me, just as we've heard, about the impact of the decis...

Plenary | 28/11/2023

Well, we’ve heard the voice of the landlords in the Chamber, so let's hear the voice of the people who are really suffering this winter, because the calls in our motion today constitute o...

Plenary | 22/11/2023

Diolch, Dirprwy Weinidog. It is worrying to hear that, because, obviously, preventative services and programmes like this that work are the epitome of invest-to-save, aren't they, especia...

Plenary | 22/11/2023

Diolch, Llywydd. One of the projects that the Children, Young People and Education Committee inquiry into services for care-experienced children looked at was the Baby and Me project, dev...

Plenary | 22/11/2023

—particularly during the bleak winter months. Now, if it is unable to continue to fund these schemes, would the Government be willing to introduce a crisis programme for this winter to en...

Plenary | 21/11/2023

Thank you, First Minister. It is bleak, as you say, and bodies supporting children in poverty say that this winter will be even more difficult than last year for families in poverty, beca...

Plenary | 21/11/2023

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Personal history

Sioned Williams grew up in the Gwent valleys and was educated at Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbrân and Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni. She lives in Alltwen, in the Swansea Valley with her husband Daniel and their two teenage children. Sioned is fluent in Welsh. After graduating in Welsh and English from Aberystwyth University, she was awarded the S4C T.Glynne Davies Scholarship to study for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at Cardiff University.

Professional background

Sioned was a journalist with BBC Wales before going to work for Swansea University as Welsh Language Policy Officer and then as Communications and Development Manager at Academi Hywel Teifi. As part of her work at the University, she helped establish and co-managed Tŷ’r Gwrhyd, the Swansea Valley’s Welsh language centre. She has also worked for Plaid Cymru as Head of Strategic Communications. Sioned is a well-known reviewer and commentator on broadcasting and the arts for Welsh broadcast and print media and has adjudicated the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize at the National Eisteddfod and the Crown competition at the Urdd National Eisteddfod. She is a former Board member and Chair of the Bursaries Panel at Literature Wales.

Political history

Sioned was Community Councillor for Alltwen and Chair of Cilybebyll Community Council  before being elected as Member of the Senedd for South Wales West in the 2021 Election.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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