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 tackling coronary heart disease?

Tabled on 11/04/2024

What plans does the Cabinet Secretary have to review the criteria for new road building schemes that relate to increases in road capacity?

Tabled on 05/04/2024

To propose that the Senedd: 1. Considers the Report of the Standards of Conduct Committee - Ninth Report to the Sixth Senedd laid before the Senedd on 6 March 2024 in accordance with Sta...

For debate on 06/03/2024

To propose that the Senedd:  1. Notes that: a) this month marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the miners' strike;  b) this struggle saw the full weight of the state wage war...

For debate on 05/03/2024

Will the First Minister make a statement on childcare provision in Cynon Valley?

Tabled on 29/02/2024

Will the Minister provide an update on the Welsh benefits charter?

Tabled on 28/02/2024

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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 Senedd 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.


Terms of office

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

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