People of the Senedd

Tom Giffard MS

Tom Giffard MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

South Wales West

My Senedd Activities

It's listed as of this morning on the WRU website as an official sponsor.

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

Welsh Government is a sponsor of the WRU.

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

I'm on about the sponsorship funding from Welsh Government, not the Sport Wales funding.

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

Did you threaten to withdraw the sponsorship?

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

One more question from me, finally, because I'm conscious of time is: there's been a lot of discussion obviously about the money from Welsh Government through Sport Wales, which I underst...

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

Okay. And there was no mention of cultural change as a condition of that grant.

Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee | 02/02/2023

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Biography

Tom also has an office at:

80 High Street

Gorseinon

SA4 4BL

Key interests and achievements

Tom has a keen interest and background in education, having worked as a Learning Support Assistant in a Welsh Language primary school. He also chaired the Bridgend County Borough Council Education Scrutiny Committee, overseeing and scrutinising the council's multi-million pound education budget. Tom also has a keen interest in the structures and development of local government as he has been a Council Group Leader in Bridgend for 4 years.

Personal history

Tom grew up both in Penllergaer, Swansea and Ammanford, Carmarthenshire as his parents were separated. Graduating from Swansea University with a BA in History and Politics in 2013, Tom then continued to live in Swansea for a number of years before moving to Bridgend in 2016, where he lives there with his fiancé, Sadie.

Professional background

Tom, who is a second language Welsh speaker, has held various roles during his professional life, firstly becoming a Learning Support Assistant in a Welsh Language primary school. He then went on to complete his studies at Swansea University. Upon his graduation, he then went on to work as a Community Liaision Officer within his region of South Wales West before organising campaigns and working with volunteers in both Swansea and Bridgend. Prior to his election as a Member of the Senedd for South Wales West, Tom held the position of Office Manager for the Bridgend Member of Parliament.

Political history

Before his election to the Senedd in 2021, Tom was elected to the Brackla ward as a Bridgend County Borough Councillor in 2017, where he leads the Conservative Group on the Council.

Membership

Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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