Llyr was elected as Member of Parliament for North Wales in 2011. He is the Plaid Cymru spokesperson for local government.
During his time as an MS he has been a strong critic of the failings of the health service in North Wales, particularly in mental health, maternity services and community hospital closures. He has stood the corner of nurses fighting extra shift work without pay and has opposed the privatisation of renal services by the health board and Welsh Government.
He has been Plaid Cymru's agricultural and rural affairs spokesman in the past and continues to fight for better services for the countryside, protecting the environment and securing a future for our rural and agricultural communities.
Since his re-election in May 2021, he has been appointed chair of the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee
Llyr began his career as a youth worker before going to work for the Wales Youth Agency and the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services. He later became project manager for an economic development company. Llyr has also been a Management Consultant for the National Trust in Wales.
He lives in Ruthin and is the father of four children.
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