People of the Senedd

Hannah Blythyn MS

Hannah Blythyn MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group


My Senedd Activities

for this work. We will be in discussion with criminal justice partners during the community hate and tension Wales board meeting later this month.

Plenary | 17/10/2023

We have been working with the criminal justice board in Wales to investigate people who commit hate crimes. This research builds on other schemes that have successfully changed the attitu...

Plenary | 17/10/2023

The theme of this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week is faith hate crime and antisemitism. With the most horrific events unfolding in the middle east, it is more important than ever that we...

Plenary | 17/10/2023

Thank you, Dirprwy Lywydd. National Hate Crime Awareness Week encourages people from all walks of life and communities to work together to tackle hate crime. It's an opportunity to highli...

Plenary | 17/10/2023

We recognise the role that, like you say, post offices play in communities, particularly when banks are closing, and we've all faced it in our own communities and the areas that we repres...

Plenary | 11/10/2023

Thank you, Mabon ap Gwynfor. The Member makes an important point on banks and post offices, and I agree with him.

Plenary | 11/10/2023

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Key interests and achievements

Hannah’s political priorities are driving greater numbers of decent jobs, opportunities and inward investment to North East Wales, alongside ensuring the health of local communities and services.

Hannah has particular policy interests in: employment; economy; infrastructure; equalities; education; young people; equalities; housing; social care and mental health.

Personal history

Hannah is a proud North Walian who is from Connah’s Quay, went to school at St Richard Gwyn in Flint and now lives in Mold. After leaving school, Hannah studied at De Montfort University in Leicester and has since worked throughout Flintshire, Wales and the UK.

Professional background

Before being elected to the National Assembly for Wales on 5th May 2016, Hannah worked for the Unite trade union for the best part of decade. In the last few years, Hannah has headed up policy and political work for the union in Wales, leading on a range of successful campaigns including: action on blacklisting; greater justice for victims of asbestos related diseases; protection for rural workers in Wales; and a living wage for NHS Wales employees.

Prior to this, Hannah worked for a small charity and has also worked for a Flintshire MP and in the Flintshire hospitality sector.

Political history

Hannah has been active in the labour movement and democratic politics in Wales for a number of years and looks forward to building on this involvement as an Assembly Member. Hannah is a former chair of LGBT Labour and was active in the campaign for equal marriage.


Terms of office

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

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