People of the Senedd

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

Ynys Môn

Leader of Plaid Cymru

My Senedd Activities

What discussions has the Cabinet Secretary had with the UK Government about designating Wylfa as the preferred site for developing a nuclear power station?

Tabled on 22/05/2024

This Senedd: 1. Notes that coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune condition that affects 1 in 100 people. 2. Regrets that approximately two-thirds of people living with coeliac disease...

For debate on 08/05/2024

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the potential impact of the UK Government's planned reduction in civil service personnel on relevant employees based in Wales?

Tabled on 24/04/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary provide an update on plans to develop a new multi-disciplinary healthcare centre in Holyhead?

Tabled on 24/04/2024

What information does the Welsh Government hold regarding the number of occasions companies that have received funding from the Development Bank of Wales have donated to the activities of...

Tabled on 22/04/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary outline his plans for supporting farmers on Ynys Môn?

Tabled on 10/04/2024

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Personal history

Rhun ap Iorwerth was first elected as the Member for Anglesey in a by-election in August 2013. He was brought up on the island and educated at Ysgol David Hughes and Cardiff University, where he graduated in Politics and Welsh. Fluent in Welsh, he is married and has three children.

Professional background

Rhun was a journalist and broadcaster for almost 20 years before being elected. He joined BBC Wales in 1994 and worked for some time in Westminster before returning to Wales after the 1997 devolution vote. A former Chief Political Correspondent, he has also been a BBC Network News correspondent and has presented a wide range of television and radio programmes, in Welsh and English.

Political history

In the time since he was first returned Rhun has served as Shadow Minister for the Economy and Transport, Health and Care, and Finance, and as a member of the corresponding Assembly and Senedd committees. He has also, at various times, been a member of the Public Accounts Committee, the Petitions Committee and the Standards Committee, and has also served as a Senedd Commissioner, and as Deputy Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group during the Fifth Senedd.


Terms of office

  1. 02/08/2013 - 05/04/2016
  2. 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
  3. 08/05/2021 -

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