Region: South Wales East
Portfolio: Climate Change; Senedd Deputy
Delyth Jewell has been a Member of the Senedd since 2019. She graduated from the University of Oxford with a Degree in English Language and Literature and a Masters in Celtic Studies. After graduating, Delyth worked as a researcher and speechwriter for the Plaid Cymru Members of Parliament in Westminster under the leadership of Elfyn Llwyd MP. In 2014, she won the Researcher of the Year Award for her work in paving the way for legislation on stalking and coercive control. She later worked for Citizens’ Advice and Action Aid.
In 2019, Delyth was sworn in as the Plaid Cymru Member of the Senedd for South Wales East, and she was named her party’s spokesperson on Brexit and External Affairs. In 2021, Delyth was re-elected as a Member of the Senedd for South Wales East, and was appointed her party’s spokesperson on Climate Change, Transport and Energy. Delyth is the Chair of the Senedd’s Committee on Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations.
Delyth is proud to be from the valleys, and she is passionate about increasing the opportunities for people living there. She also has a keen interest in encouraging more young people to be involved in politics.
Delyth’s interests outside politics include singing, poetry, and reading. She is a member of the BBC National Chorus of Wales.