People of the Senedd

Sioned Williams MS

Sioned Williams MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales West

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Thank you to Jack Sargeant for bringing this topic before us this afternoon. Plaid Cymru fully supports a ban on forcing customers to pay for their energy through prepayment meters, and a...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

helping to reduce ill health and health inequalities among the most vulnerable in our society, but it's a patchwork. These are the people who are most at risk of harmful behaviours, such...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

Opening the debate, Rhun ap Iorwerth said that preventative has to be the attitude we take towards health, and I want to speak to the part of our motion which calls for the placing of pre...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

Thank you, Minister. I was asking particularly about the discretionary assistance fund, and perhaps we could return to that at another time. There's great concern—. I do have a question...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

help people who find themselves in fuel poverty, and that's to be welcomed. So, can you therefore provide us with more information how the impact of this fund has been measured and will b...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

Thank you, Llywydd. Minister, I'm sure you will have seen the concerning statistics on deep poverty in Wales, published by the Bevan Foundation this morning. The evidence is there of hous...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

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Biography

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.

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  1. 08/05/2021 -

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