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, Ken Skates, for submitting this important question here today. I certainly share some disappointment regarding decisions not to be able to support the bid for the levelling-up...

Plenary | 31/01/2023

Can I thank Rhun ap Iorwerth for submitting today's topical question? I'd like to echo the comments made by the Member for Ynys Môn. First and foremost, devastating news for residents on...

Plenary | 25/01/2023

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the withdrawal of the T19 Llandudno – Blaenau Ffestiniog bus service?

Tabled on 20/01/2023

So, all landlords, whether they have one or 1,000 houses have the same requirements.

Local Government and Housing Committee | 19/01/2023

—askhow Rent Smart Wales is then supporting those landlords in that situation and how they have a reasonable expectation in terms of requirements of those landlords—as you say, very littl...

Local Government and Housing Committee | 19/01/2023

Chair, if I—

Local Government and Housing Committee | 19/01/2023

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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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