People of the Senedd

Sioned Williams MS

Sioned Williams MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales West

My Senedd Activities

I welcome this debate. While fully supporting the motion's contention that it is a national scandal that 600,000 people were forced onto prepayment meters because they could not afford th...

Plenary | 22/03/2023

Thank you, Dirprwy Llywydd, and thank you for your statement, Minister. Now, in your statement, you make reference to the central role of reforms in the post-16 sector to the national vis...

Plenary | 21/03/2023

I’d like to just draw attention to paper 2.5, the correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice regarding the next iteration of the Warm Homes programme. I don’t think that sending...

Equality and Social Justice Committee | 20/03/2023

Following the Minister's answer to the question about the appointment of the Chief Executive of the Commission for Tertiary Education and Research in Plenary on 14 March 2023, will the Mi...

Tabled on 16/03/2023

What is the Minister's role in the appointment of the Chief Executive of the Commission for Tertiary Education and Research?

Tabled on 16/03/2023

Diolch. The recently published Welsh Government innovation strategy recognises how crucial universities are in driving research and development, but the University and College Union have...

Plenary | 14/03/2023

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Personal history

Sioned Williams grew up in the Gwent valleys and was educated at Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbrân and Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni. She lives in Alltwen, in the Swansea Valley with her husband Daniel and their two teenage children. Sioned is fluent in Welsh. After graduating in Welsh and English from Aberystwyth University, she was awarded the S4C T.Glynne Davies Scholarship to study for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at Cardiff University.

Professional background

Sioned was a journalist with BBC Wales before going to work for Swansea University as Welsh Language Policy Officer and then as Communications and Development Manager at Academi Hywel Teifi. As part of her work at the University, she helped establish and co-managed Tŷ’r Gwrhyd, the Swansea Valley’s Welsh language centre. She has also worked for Plaid Cymru as Head of Strategic Communications. Sioned is a well-known reviewer and commentator on broadcasting and the arts for Welsh broadcast and print media and has adjudicated the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize at the National Eisteddfod and the Crown competition at the Urdd National Eisteddfod. She is a former Board member and Chair of the Bursaries Panel at Literature Wales.

Political history

Sioned was Community Councillor for Alltwen and Chair of Cilybebyll Community Council  before being elected as Member of the Senedd for South Wales West in the 2021 Election.


Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

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