Key interests and
political priorities are driving greater numbers of decent jobs,
opportunities and inward investment to North East Wales, alongside
ensuring the health of local communities and services.
Hannah has particular
policy interests in: employment; economy; infrastructure;
equalities; education; young people; equalities; housing; social
care and mental health.
Hannah is a proud North
Walian who is from Connah’s Quay, went to school at St
Richard Gwyn in Flint and now lives in Mold. After leaving school,
Hannah studied at De Montfort University in Leicester and has since
worked throughout Flintshire, Wales and the UK.
Before being elected to
the National Assembly for Wales on 5th May 2016, Hannah worked for
the Unite trade union for the best part of decade. In the last few
years, Hannah has headed up policy and political work for the union
in Wales, leading on a range of successful campaigns including:
action on blacklisting; greater justice for victims of asbestos
related diseases; protection for rural workers in Wales; and a
living wage for NHS Wales employees.
Prior to this, Hannah
worked for a small charity and has also worked for a Flintshire MP
and in the Flintshire hospitality sector.
Hannah has been active
in the labour movement and democratic politics in Wales for a
number of years and looks forward to building on this involvement
as an Assembly Member. Hannah is a former chair of LGBT Labour and
was active in the campaign for equal marriage.