Member of the Senedd for South Wales East and Shadow Minister for Transport and Technology.
Born and brought up in Newport, Natasha is the first woman of colour elected to the Senedd as the regional member for South East Wales. Natasha is the daughter of Dr Firdaus Asghar and the late Mohammad Asghar MS.
Before her election, Natasha worked in the Banking industry, in the National Assembly for Wales and in the media industry, presenting shows on television and radio.
Natasha stood for a number of elections prior to the Senedd election of 2021 for the Welsh Assembly, Westminster and the European Parliament.
Since being elected Natasha has done interviews for BBC, ITV, The South Wales Argus, The National, The Caerphilly Observer, the Welsh magazine Golwg and appeared on Sharp End.
She was the first Member of the Senedd to be interviewed by GB News and British Vogue named her ‘A force for change.’
Natasha was appointed the Welsh Conservative’s Shadow Minister for Transport and Technology and is working passionately to see the creation an all Wales travel card similar to the Oyster card in London. She hopes it will allow everyone in Wales, residents and tourists, to travel on public transport all over Wales, with transparent and affordable fares on a better public transport network, providing a well needed boost to the Welsh economy.
She holds a BA in Politics and Social Policy alongside a Masters in Contemporary British Policy and media from the University of London.
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