December 15, 2017

Joint Letter on Cross Border Taxi Hiring

I have this week co-signed a letter with a number of my Parliamentary colleagues, calling on the Government to urgently review the licensing rules for Private Hire vehicles. Some Private Hire drivers have been exploiting a clause in a 2015 law enabling them to gain a licence in one part of the country and then operate in another, even if …

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December 9, 2017

Roath Flood Defence Scheme

A number of constituents have contacted me about the Roath Flood Defence Scheme over a period of time and I have worked with them and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to ensure their concerns are heard and addressed wherever this is possible. More recently, following a meeting with local residents and campaigners against the felling of trees in Roath Brook Gardens …

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December 5, 2017

Tax Credits and the Tories’ Two Child Limit

When Theresa May became Prime Minister, she stood on the steps of Downing Street and promised that she would govern in the interests of the “just about managing” acknowledging that people can work every waking hour and still be struggling to make ends meet. But this agenda is increasingly looking like a sham. Last week, the entire Social Mobility Commission …

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