|Member of the Senedd|
|Assumed office |
6 May 2016
|Preceded by||Gwyn R Price|
|Political party||Labour Co-operative|
In July 2015, it was announced that Passmore had been selected as the Welsh Labour candidate for the Islwyn constituency of the Senedd Cymru. On 5 May 2016, she was elected a Member of the Welsh Assembly with 10,050 votes (45.0% of votes cast).
Arrest and controversy
In October 2017 she was arrested by South Wales Police after failing to provide a breath test; as a result she was banned from driving for 20 months, fined £1,000, £100 victim surcharge and £620 in costs. She was also suspended from the National Assembly for a fortnight and was suspended by the Labour Group from 10 July 2018 until 1 October 2018.
- "Islwyn Welsh Assembly constituency". Wales Election 2016. BBC News. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
- Iwan, Caio (13 July 2015). "Councillor in the running for Islwyn Senedd seat". South Wales Argus. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
- Dafydd, Aled ap (9 July 2018). "AM faces Senedd ban over breath test". Retrieved 14 April 2019 – via www.BBC.co.uk.
- Dafydd, Aled ap (9 July 2018). "Confirmation from @WelshLabour that @AssemblyWales Labour group has withdrawn the whip from @rhi4islwyn until October 1st". Twitter.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
- Dafydd, Aled ap (10 July 2018). "Labour action on AM's conviction queried". Retrieved 14 April 2019 – via www.BBC.co.uk.
Gwyn R Price
| Member of the Senedd for Islwyn
2016 – present