Siôn's Story

Born into a Welsh-speaking family, I grew up in the West Midlands. My parents were teachers. We arrived in Sandwell when I was six. My Mom taught French in Sandwell for twenty years; my Dad taught children with special needs in Birmingham for thirty. When I was ten we crossed the border into Birmingham. From then we lived in Handsworth, Handsworth Wood and Great Barr. I went to Handsworth Grammar.

Left-wing since my earliest memory, I joined the Labour party at the age of sixteen.

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Siôn Simon MEP

Standing up for the West Midlands

The latest from Siôn

I've been running phone banks to help elect Tom Watson as our next Deputy Leader
I attended the opening of the new improved Pakistani Consulate with the Pakistani High Commissioner in Birmingham. 
I took to the water at Edgbaston reservoir on Sunday 9th August to help raise much needed cash for a...