Cross Party Group

Children and Families




The Cross-Party Group on Children and Families aims to bring Members of the Senedd and others together to further the rights and wellbeing of children and families in Wales.





Chair: Jane Dodds MS


Secretary: Louise O’Neill



Next meeting


Date: 27 September 2023







Cross-Party Group Documentation:


Minutes of previous meetings


Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Contact information

Louise O'Neill


  • Jane Dodds MS (Chair)
  • Heledd Fychan MS
  • Mike Hedges MS
  • Mark Isherwood MS
  • Sarah Murphy MS
  • Sioned Williams MS
  • Amy Bainton - Barnado's Cymru
  • Elinor Crouch-Puzey - NSPCC
  • Owen Evans - Children in Wales
  • Mike Greenaway - Play Wales
  • Suzanne Griffiths - National Adoption Service for Wales
  • Tracey Holdsworth - NSPCC Cymru
  • Peter Jones - Guide Dogs Cymru
  • Viv Laing - NSPCC Cymru
  • Sharon Lovell - National Youth Advocacy Services Cymru
  • Gethin Matthew-Jones - RCPCH
  • Jackie Murphy - Tros Gynnal Plant
  • Louise O’Neill - Children in Wales
  • Sean O’Neill - Children in Wales
  • Patrick Thomas - Children in Wales Trustee
  • Bethan Webber - Home-Start Cymru
  • Dave Williams - Children in Wales