January 11, 2018

Save our Live Music Venues – the Agent of Change Bill

This week my Labour colleague John Spellar MP introduced a bill which would help to protect live music venues in England using the Agent of Change principle, which the Welsh Government has led the way by introducing in Wales. I was proud to be a sponsor of the bill, which has had cross-party support, and part of a demonstration outside …

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January 11, 2018

Splott Road Bridge Update

February 2018 represents a major milestone towards the electrification of the railway to Cardiff. Work on Splott Road Bridge enters a critical phase and preparations for the new overhead line equipment continue. Road closure As part of the work to reconstruct Splott Road Bridge, a full road closure between 4 February and 27 February will be needed. Pedestrian Access Pedestrian …

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January 9, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme – Ecological Assessments

Further to my discussions with Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Hannah Blythyn AM, Welsh Government Minister for Environment, regarding the ongoing flood prevention works, NRW have provided me with their ecological surveys for the site which can be downloaded below. Click below to download (pdf): Pre-condition Ecological Survey Report Associated Figures Report

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January 2, 2018

Brexit Questions – Horizon 2020

At this morning’s Exiting the EU Questions I had the opportunity to ask the Minister about the effect of leaving the EU on participation rates in the Horizon 2020 research funding programme, and in the Erasmus + programme. There are three universities in Cardiff Central and I have continually pressed the government on assurances for their futures after Brexit. The …

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