People of the Senedd

Sioned Williams MS

Sioned Williams MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales West

My Senedd Activities

Minister, do you accept we could see refugees also finding themselves homeless when hosts find themselves turned out due to the cost-of-living crisis? Given the intense economic pressure...

Plenary | 27/09/2022

Thank you for your statement, Minister. It's chilling to think that the people of Ukraine have by now been subjected to the terror and obscenity of war for such a long period, and that, o...

Plenary | 27/09/2022

To propose that the Senedd:1. Notes that around 25 per cent of people in Wales live in poverty, and roughly 31 per cent of children in Wales live in poverty. 2. Notes that the New Econom...

For debate on 22/09/2022

Student rent has risen 29 per cent in Wales in the last three years and maintenance support is not keeping up with inflation. A rent freeze across all sectors would help address this. Stu...

Plenary | 21/09/2022

Diolch, Dirprwy Lywydd. The purpose of Plaid Cymru's motion today and our first debate of this new term is to foreground the need for further, immediate and emergency action by the Welsh...

Plenary | 21/09/2022

But a number of the responses to the recommendations suggest that an update would be provided to the Senedd about the next iteration of the programme by the beginning of this new term. In...

Plenary | 21/09/2022

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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 Tŷr Gwrhyd, the Swansea Valleys 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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Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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