People of the Senedd

Sam Rowlands MS

Sam Rowlands MS

Senedd Regional Member

Welsh Conservative Party

Welsh Conservative Party Group

North Wales

My Senedd Activities

Will the First Minister provide an update on the Welsh Government's budget planning for 2024-25?

Tabled on 21/09/2023

Thank you for that.I assume you recognise, Carolyn, that all the items you just put out there are the responsibility of the Welsh Government.

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Certainly, yes.

Plenary | 20/09/2023

Thank you, Deputy Minister, for that initial response. As you say, the support for the heritage rail sector is welcome, because of course, across the United Kingdom, the heritage railways...

Plenary | 20/09/2023

1. What steps is the Welsh Government taking to ensure suitable coal supplies for North Wales’s heritage rail sector? OQ59933

Plenary | 20/09/2023

What work is the Welsh Government doing to promote urban tree planting?

Tabled on 20/09/2023

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Personal history

Sam was born in Bangor and grew up in Penygroes, near Caernarfon, before moving to Abergele when he was nine; he attended Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay. Sam worked for HSBC between 2009 and 2019 as a credit risk manager which provided him with international experience and also the attainment of a degree in business management. He married Natasha in 2008 and together they have three daughters.

Political history

Sam was first elected to Conwy County Borough and Abergele Town Councils in 2008. He was the youngest Mayor of Abergele from 2015 – 2016 and was appointed Conwy County Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources in 2017 before being elected Leader of the Council in 2019. Sam contested the Vale of Clwyd constituency in the 2016 Senedd elections, before being elected to represent the North Wales region in 2021. After his election Sam was appointed as the Conservative Party’s spokesman for local government in Wales.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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