September 24, 2015

Assisted Dying (No.2) Private Members’ Bill

I received a very large amount of correspondence from constituents about the Assisted Dying (No. 2) Private Members’ Bill and I wanted to take time to consider all the correspondence properly, together with all of the issues that it raises, before reaching an informed conclusion about the Bill, which was debated on 11th September. MPs were given a free vote on …

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September 16, 2015

Help Refugees in Crisis – Volunteers Needed

Thank you to everyone who brought donations to our office for refugees in crisis. We were absolutely overwhelmed with the response and groups across Cardiff have collected thousands of items. It is now time to sort the items and get them ready to be sent on to Calais and Europe. We are working with Cardiff and Vale Sanctuary Support to …

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September 15, 2015

Trade Union Bill Debate

Yesterday I spoke in the debate about the Trade Union Bill. I am absolutely opposed to this bill, which is an ideological attack on the rights of working people, as well as being a partisan attack on the Labour Party. As so many members wanted to speak, I was limited to just four minutes, so below is the full text …

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September 10, 2015

Trade Union Bill

This despicable Trade Union Bill must be opposed by all who value freedom The Tories’ Trade Union Bill is illegal, illiterate and illiberal. Illegal because it breaches the UK’s international legal obligations. Illiterate because it is incoherent, inconsistent, bureaucratic and nonsensical. And illiberal because it requires government officials to snoop into union affairs, seize documents and impose fines – all at the union’s own expense.   The Trade …

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September 3, 2015

Collection for Refugees in Crisis

**Update 08/09/15** Due to the overwhelming generosity of people in Cardiff Central, unfortunately our office is now full so we are unable to take any more donations at the moment. There is an ongoing need for support for refugees, so please keep hold of any items for now and we will update this post when there is more information about …

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