May 30, 2015

Job Opportunity: Senior Caseworker

I am seeking a motivated, well-organised individual to fulfil the role of Senior Caseworker in my constituency office. The successful candidate will have the following: Demonstrable experience of casework or a similar role Good knowledge of key policy issues: immigration, work and benefits Excellent verbal and written communication skills People skills Excellent organisational skills and a methodical approach to record …

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May 12, 2015

First Advice Surgery – Friday 15th May

I will be holding my first advice surgery on Friday 15th May from 5pm – 7pm. This is an opportunity for any constituents to drop in to raise issues or questions. The surgery will be held at my interim office, 116 Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3RU. No appointment is needed. Future surgeries will be held across the constituency. Details will …

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May 9, 2015

Interview for Heart Wales News

I spoke briefly to Heart Wales News about being elected as an MP and how I’ll be an accessible and effective representative for the people of Cardiff Central. You can listen to the clip here. I was also pleased to appear on both BBC Wales Today and BBC Radio Wales’ Good Morning Wales programmes on Friday and Saturday to discuss …

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May 8, 2015

Jo Stevens Elected as MP for Cardiff Central

I am thrilled, honoured and very grateful to the people of Cardiff Central who have elected me to serve as their Labour MP. We worked really hard in Cardiff Central, with a huge team speaking to voters and knocking doors right across the constituency up until polls closed on Thursday. Our majority of nearly 5000, with 40% of the vote, …

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May 6, 2015

Polling Day: Every Vote Counts

It’s almost polling day! With just one day to go, we’re working harder than ever all across Cardiff Central to make sure voters know the difference a Labour Government will make. Since I was selected as Cardiff Central’s Labour Parliamentary Candidate nearly two years ago, we’ve had almost 50,000 conversations with voters, and it’s been an amazing experience getting to …

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May 6, 2015

Papers and Politics: Influencing the Election

As we approach polling day, local graduate Tom shares his thoughts about how the media has handled the election campaign. As the countdown to the election reaches hours, not days, it has been fascinating to watch so many newspapers try and influence the election. Studies show that the press has been more biased than ever before and in doing so, …

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May 3, 2015

Cardiff Central Student Hustings

On Thursday I took part in Cardiff University’s Cardiff Central Decides debate. It was great to have the opportunity to share with students what a Labour Government will do to ensure the best deal for students, the best deal for young people and the best chances in life after graduation. Thanks to Xpress Radio and CUTV for the invitation. You can watch the full debate here: …

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May 1, 2015

Labour: Making Housing Fairer and More Accessible

The Labour Party will stop unfair letting fees When you rent a place you shouldn’t have to pay a fortune to sign your contract. Labour will ban unfair letting fees so you’re left with a bit more to pay for books (or beer!).  Labour will extend tenancies and make them more secure You should have the option to choose a …

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