People of the Senedd

Sioned Williams MS

Sioned Williams MS

Senedd Regional Member

Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru Group

South Wales West

My Senedd Activities

This Senedd: 1. Notes that Wales has a proud history of welcome and aspires to be a Nation of Sanctuary. 2. Expresses concern with regards to the UK asylum system. 3. Recognise...

For debate on 25/11/2021

Will the First Minister make a statement on the Government's strategy to eradicate child poverty?

Tabled on 25/11/2021

Diolch. I'm sure the Minister remembers the powerful testimony we had, and the important points made here in the Chamber recently, in the debate held on the prevention of spiking. What pr...

Plenary | 24/11/2021

As we've heard, tomorrow will mark this year's White Ribbon Day, and the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the launch of 16 days of activism which aims to...

Plenary | 24/11/2021

Will the Minister make a statement on vaccination levels in South Wales West?

Tabled on 24/11/2021

I'm seeking some clarity, Minister. You mentioned in the statement that—one of the things you listed was new ways of raising awareness of Welsh language place names and promoting them. No...

Plenary | 23/11/2021

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Sioned Williams MS

Biography

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 Tŷr Gwrhyd, the Swansea Valleys 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.

Membership

Terms of office

  1. 08/05/2021 -

View Register of Interests

Cross Party Membership

Elections

Calendar events: Sioned Williams MS