About Sioned

Sioned Williams is Plaid Cymru's Deputy Whip and Spokesperson for Social Justice and Early Years.

She sits on the Senedd's Equality and Social Justice Committee.

She is Chair of four Senedd Cross Party Groups: the Senedd Cross Party Group on Violence against Women and Children; the Senedd Cross Party Group on Human Rights; the Senedd Cross Party Group on Learning Disability and the Senedd Cross Party Group on Consumer Rights. Vice Chair: Senedd Cross Party Group Academic Staff in Universities. Member: Senedd Cross Party Group on Children in Our Care; Senedd Cross Party Group on Disability; Senedd Cross Party Group on Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency; Senedd Cross Party Group on Medical Research; Senedd Cross Party Group; Senedd Cross Party Group on Older People and Aging; Senedd Cross Party Group on Preventing Child Sexual Abuse; Senedd Cross Party Group on School Food; Senedd Cross Party Group on Small Shops; Senedd Cross Party Group on Universities; Senedd Cross Party Group on Women and Senedd Cross Party Group on Women's Health. 

Sioned Williams grew up in the Gwent Valleys and lives in Alltwen, in the Swansea Valley with her husband Daniel and their two children.

After graduating in Welsh and English from Aberystwyth University, she won the S4C T. Glynne Davies Scholarship to study for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at Cardiff University.

She was a journalist with BBC Wales before going to work for Swansea University as Welsh Language Policy Officer and Communications and Development Manager at Academi Hywel Teifi.

Sioned also worked for Plaid Cymru as Head of Strategic Communications.

She was Chair of Cilybebyll Community Council and a Governor of Ysgol Gymraeg Ystalyfera Bro Dur before being elected as Member of the Senedd for South Wales West in the 2021 Election.

Beyond politics, Sioned is passionate about promoting our arts and culture and is well known as a reviewer and commentator on broadcasting and the arts.

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