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

Diolch. Thank you, Jane Dodds, and thank you too for recognising the role the organisation has played for some, I think, 30 years now in the Welsh landscape, not only supporting women in...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Can I thank Sioned Williams for her question? I know this is an area you feel passionate about as well. You, like me and many others in this place, have taken part in the LeadHerShip prog...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Can I thank Altaf Hussian for his question and his interest in this area? You're absolutely right, it is regrettable. For 30 years, Chwarae Teg has provided useful insight, support and ad...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

We are disappointed to hear of the closure of Chwarae Teg. I would like to pay tribute to its work over many years. The charity has touched and made a difference to the lives of women acr...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Dirprwy Lywydd, can I thank Rhianon Passmore for bringing this to the attention of the Senedd on behalf of her constituents? I know they will be concerns reflected in communities right ac...

Plenary | 13/09/2023

Whilst Royal Mail matters are not devolved to Wales, Welsh Government regularly meets with both representatives of Royal Mail and the workforce. We recognise the crucial role that service...

Plenary | 13/09/2023

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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.


Terms of office

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

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