|Member of the Senedd |
for North Wales
|Assumed office |
6 May 2021
|Born||1965 (age 56–57)|
|Political party||Labour (Since 2015)|
Carolyn Thomas (born 1965) is a Welsh Labour Party politician who has been a Member of the Senedd (MS) for North Wales since the 2021 Senedd election.
Before being elected to the Senedd, Thomas worked as a postal worker until 2020 and was a member of the Communication Workers Union (CWU). In 2008, she was elected to Flintshire County Council as an independent representing Treuddyn before joining Labour in 2015. In 2019, Thomas became Deputy Leader of the council.
Thomas was selected to lead the North Wales regional list for Labour in the 2021 Senedd election and was elected as Labour's first ever Member of the Senedd for the North Wales region.
In February 2022, Thomas was one of three Labour MSs to vote in favour of introducing rent controls in Wales.
Thomas is married and has three children.
Up to last year I was ... a part time post woman