April 21, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17

I have recently produced my annual report for 2016-17, to let you know what I’ve been working on throughout the year as your representative in Parliament. You can read my Annual Report on Issuu here.

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April 21, 2017

Roath Flood Scheme Update

I have recently been contacted by Natural Resources Wales regarding the Roath Flood Scheme development. All of Waterloo Gardens Park will be temporarily closed for service diversion works from Monday 24th April until Tuesday 2nd May. The park will be reopened as soon as works are complete.

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April 13, 2017

Forthcoming Clean Growth Plan

Along with 51 of my cross-party colleagues, I have written to Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regarding the Government’s forthcoming Clean Growth Plan. The Clean Growth Plan is an opportunity to set out long-term strategies and detailed policies that will attract increased and affordable private sector investment in the low carbon economy. A …

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April 12, 2017

Footpath Diversion During Maelfa Redevelopment

The exciting redevelopment of the Maelfa Centre has reached its next phase and Phase One demolition commenced on April 10th. Due to this demolition work, access will not be permitted through the shopping arcade after April 10th. In future please use the footpath diversions that can be seen below. If you have any concerns about this diversion or the plan …

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April 10, 2017

Brexit Survey

Now that the Prime Minister has triggered Article 50, negotiations between the UK Conservative Government and the EU about the terms of the UK’s departure and any subsequent agreement about our future relationship with the EU have begun. I’m surveying Cardiff Central constituents to find out what you think the UK’s negotiating priorities should be. Are you clear about the …

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April 7, 2017

Update: Champions League Final in Cardiff

As the Champions League Final in Cardiff edges ever closer, the organisers have today begun to announce some of the exciting detail of their plans for our city when it plays host to one of the biggest sporting events in the world. A television viewing audience of 200 million is expected – and it looks like Cardiff isn’t going to …

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April 5, 2017

Objection Letter to the Recent Planning Application on Womanby Street

I have today written to Cardiff Council’s Planning Department to formally object to the recent application for the development of flats on Womanby Street in the City Centre. I have been contacted by a large number of concerned residents regarding this development. Womanby Street is recognised for its diverse and popular nightlife and music venues, and I believe a development …

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April 2, 2017

Visit to new BBC HQ Site

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit the construction site for the new BBC Cymru Wales HQ in Cardiff Central Square. The new headquarters will house all of BBC Cymru Wales’ news and support staff, have a range of studios and the latest technology. The building’s atrium areas will be open to the public with filming and broadcasting taking …

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