People of the Senedd

Vikki Howells MS

Vikki Howells MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Cynon Valley

My Senedd Activities

What are the Welsh Government's priorities for further increasing recycling rates?

Tabled on 19/05/2022

What action is the Welsh Government taking to promote tourism within the south Wales valleys?

Tabled on 04/05/2022

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the shared prosperity fund's potential to address economic inequality in Wales?

Tabled on 21/04/2022

Will the Minister provide an update on Welsh Government priorities for the food and drink sector in Wales?

Tabled on 20/04/2022

This Senedd: 1. Notes that World Parkinson’s Day takes place on 11 April 2022 to raise awareness and encourage people to talk about Parkinson’s. 2. Recognises that Parkinson’s is t...

For debate on 21/03/2022

Will the First Minister provide an update on the Welsh Government's COVID-19 vaccination strategy?

Tabled on 17/03/2022

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Detailed information: Vikki Howells MS


Key interests and achievements

Vikki’s political interests include education; transport and the economy; tackling poverty; inclusive play; community regeneration; and heritage and culture.

Personal history

Vikki Howells is the Welsh Labour Assembly Member for Cynon Valley. Born and raised in the constituency, Vikki was educated at St John Baptist Church in Wales High school, Aberdare, before attending the University of Wales, Cardiff, where she gained a bachelor’s degree in International and Welsh History, and a master’s degree in Modern Welsh History. Whilst studying at Cardiff, Vikki received the Charles Morgan award in recognition of her contribution to the field of Welsh History.

Professional background

Vikki worked as a History teacher at St Cenydd Community School, Caerphilly, from 2000 to 2016, where she also undertook a range of pastoral roles, most recently serving as Assistant Head of Sixth Form. Vikki has also worked as a mentor for trainee teachers and has sat on the admissions panel for the History PGCE course at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Political history

Vikki joined the Labour Party at the age of 17 and has undertaken many roles within her Constituency, including Women’s Officer and CLP Chair. Vikki was elected to Chair the Welsh Labour Group of Senedd Members in November 2017.

Media Assets

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)


Terms of office

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

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