Leader of the Opposition in Wales

In the Senedd, the Leader of the Opposition (Welsh: Arweinydd yr Wrthblaid) (officially the Leader of the Opposition in the Senedd) is the leader of the largest political party in the Senedd that is not in government. Since 7 May 2021 the Leader of the Opposition in the Senedd is Andrew RT Davies (Conservative). To date the office has been held by six individuals, three from Plaid Cymru and three from the Welsh Conservatives. Only one, Ieuan Wyn Jones, has gone on to serve in the Welsh Government.

Leader of the Opposition in the Senedd
Incumbent
Andrew RT Davies

since 7 May 2021
StyleMember of the Senedd (MS)
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest political party in the Senedd that is not in government
Inaugural holderDafydd Wigley
FormationMay 1999
Salary£13,578 + £1,044 per group member (up to £37,601) in addition to £66,847 AM's salary [1]