People of the Senedd

Hannah Blythyn MS

Hannah Blythyn MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group


Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

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My Senedd Activities

to come forward. Actually, this year, both myself and my wife were on the receiving end of a hate crime. In August, just after we launched the Welsh Government's draft LGBTQ action plan c...

Plenary | 20/10/2021

Well, I thank the Member for this important question, and I share with her the concern about the increase in numbers of recorded hate crimes. And this undoubtedly includes additional crim...

Plenary | 20/10/2021

There can be no place for hate and crimes of this nature in the Wales we all want to see. A statement issued last week set out the range of preventative work, support for victims, and awa...

Plenary | 20/10/2021

Can I thank the Member for her question? And I think the fact that you're here now—and we've all talked before about visibility in public life is really important too, in terms of actuall...

Plenary | 20/10/2021

We will continue to take a close interest in the evidence around a four-day working week, in particular evidence that a four-day working week can improve people's work-life balance, help...

Plenary | 22/09/2021

If the Member wouldn't mind, I'll probably get to our approach as we get through the—. I'm trying to actually get through my contribution in the time allocated. But I thank you for the co...

Plenary | 22/09/2021

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Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

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.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)


Terms of office

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

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