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Jane Dodds MS

Jane Dodds MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Liberal Democrats

Not affiliated to a Political Group

Mid and West Wales

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Cabinet Secretary, while stalking protection orders were introduced as a vital tool to safeguard victims of this awful crime, the stark reality is that these orders remain alarmingly unde...

Plenary | 22/05/2024

Thank you for that response.

Plenary | 22/05/2024

7. Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on the Welsh Government's strategy to address the issue of stalking? OQ61171

Plenary | 22/05/2024

Cabinet Secretary, you have previously acknowledged the need to drive up patronage on the Heart of Wales line, and yet we are seeing a perpetuating cycle of declining ridership if service...

Plenary | 22/05/2024

Thank you for that response.

Plenary | 22/05/2024

3. What steps is the Welsh Government taking to improve access to reliable rail services for rural communities? OQ61170

Plenary | 22/05/2024

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Personal history

Jane was born and raised in Wrexham in a Welsh-speaking family where she  attended Welsh junior school and graduated from Cardiff University before training to become a social worker. Having first moving to Welshpool, Jane now lives in Hay-on-Wye with her husband Patrick and their rescue dog Arthur.

Professional background

Jane was a Child Protection Social Worker for 27 years, working to protect vulnerable children at home and abroad, before returning to Wales in 2012.

Political history

Jane was first elected as the Welsh Liberal Democrats Leader in November 2017 in an all-member ballot.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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