Mark Isherwood MS

Mark is one of the four regional Members of Welsh Parliament (MS) who represents North Wales. 

He lives in Flintshire with his wife, Hilary. They have six children and one grandchild.

He is a Politics Graduate (Newcastle University) and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Mark was previously employed as a Building Society Area Manager in North Wales.

Mark has also been a Community Councillor, a School Governor (and Chair) and a voluntary Housing Association Board Member.

Mark is an Assembly Member for North Wales. He was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 2003, before being re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2016. Mark is the Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Communities, Local Government and North Wales.

He is a member of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee in the Welsh Parliament, where he also Chairs the Cross Party Groups on Neurological Conditions, Autism, Disability, Hospices and Palliative Care, Funerals and Bereavement, and Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency, and Co-Chairs the Cross Party Group on Violence Against Women and Children.


Covid-19: Welsh Conservatives call for transparency over domestic abuse funding.

Mark Isherwood AM – the Shadow Welsh Minister for Communities, who Co-Chairs the Cross Party Group on Violence against Women and Children – has added his voice to calls for the Welsh Government to provide urgent emergency funding for services providing violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence (VAWDASV)  to respond to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Covid-19: Welsh Conservatives welcome ‘Rail to Refuge’ scheme for people fleeing domestic abuse.

Welsh Conservatives have welcomed the news today (April 9) from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) that free rail travel will be offered to people fleeing domestic abuse during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The offer – called “Rail to Refuge” – has been made by rail companies working in partnership with Women’s Aid, and comes as campaigners report a rise in requests for help from victims of domestic abuse since Coronavirus lockdown measures came into force.

‘It’s a smokescreen’: Welsh Government trying to push through votes for prisoners during Coronavirus pandemic.

Welsh Conservatives have reacted with shock at the announcement made today (April 1) by the First Minister that the Labour administration will push through legislation to change the local government election system, despite the continuing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

In the statement, only enfranchisement of 16 and 17 year olds to vote is referred to, and any reference to votes for convicted prisoners has been omitted.

See Also

Janet Finch-Saunders MS

Member of Welsh Parliament for Aberconwy, Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care, Children, Young People and Older People.