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Liz Saville Roberts

MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Liz Saville Roberts was elected as the Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd in May 2015, the first woman to represent the region and Plaid Cymru’s first female MP. She was elected to lead Plaid Cymru’s Westminster group in June 2017.

She previously worked as a news reporter in London and North Wales, and then as a Further Education lecturer with Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, where she developed Welsh language education.

Originally from Eltham in London, Liz learnt Welsh whilst at university in Aberystwyth. She has lived in Morfa Nefyn with her husband Dewi since 1993 and they have two daughters, Lowri and Lisa. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and walking. She’s also a big animal lover and has two horses, named Titch and Espi, two dogs and a goat.