People of the Senedd

Sam Rowlands MS

Sam Rowlands MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

North Wales

My Senedd Activities

Thank you, Deputy Minister, for bringing forward this statement today. It is of course a very timely statement. Just a couple of weeks ago, I raised a question with you regarding the nort...

Plenary | 20/10/2021

That's a zero-emissions clean energy, which is reliable. Actually, we have some good sites, as we know, across Wales, as well as other technologies that Mr Kurtz mentioned earlier, which...

Plenary | 13/10/2021

I certainly acknowledge that and I continue to support, from my side, the benefits of tidal energy. that particular scheme may not have been as effective as others, but it doesn't mean th...

Plenary | 13/10/2021

Thank you to Plaid Cymru for tabling this important and timely debate today, which clearly has a broad reach in terms of its title—there are all sorts of avenues that Members could go dow...

Plenary | 13/10/2021

Diolch, Llywydd. I'm sure all parties across the Chamber rightly support steps to ensure animal welfare standards are being met, and I'm always happy to declare an interest as the owner o...

Plenary | 13/10/2021

Thanks to my colleague also for raising this important issue in the Chamber today around local government settlements. Minister, there does seem to be a significant differentiation at tim...

Plenary | 13/10/2021

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Personal history

Sam was born in Bangor and grew up in Penygroes, near Caernarfon, before moving to Abergele when he was nine; he attended Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay. Sam worked for HSBC between 2009 and 2019 as a credit risk manager which provided him with international experience and also the attainment of a degree in business management. He married Natasha in 2008 and together they have three daughters.

Political history

Sam was first elected to Conwy County Borough and Abergele Town Councils in 2008. He was the youngest Mayor of Abergele from 2015 – 2016 and was appointed Conwy County Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources in 2017 before being elected Leader of the Council in 2019. Sam contested the Vale of Clwyd constituency in the 2016 Senedd elections, before being elected to represent the North Wales region in 2021. After his election Sam was appointed as the Conservative Party’s spokesman for local government in Wales.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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