January 16, 2019

Free TV Licences for the Over-75s

Today I backed the campaign to block the removal of free TV licences for the over-75s. Once again the Tories are ripping up their manifesto promises. This time it’s their pledge to pensioners in Cardiff that they would keep free TV licences until 2022. There are over 7,000 over 70s in Cardiff Central who would be effected by this policy …

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January 14, 2019

Why I am Voting Against the Prime Minister’s Brexit Deal

  I will be voting against the Prime Minister’s Brexit Deal on Tuesday 15th January. Here’s my speech in the debate where I explain why I oppose her deal, oppose Brexit and call for revocation of Article 50 now or through a second public vote. https://www.facebook.com/JoStevensLabour/videos/380919269324323/  

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January 9, 2019

Hidden Heroines: Vote for Cardiff’s First Woman Statue

Cardiff’s first statue of a named woman is going to be decided by a public vote via BBC Wales. Five women have been shortlisted for the artwork which will be placed outside BBC Wales’ new headquarters at Central Square in the City Centre. None of the women shortlisted are still alive. They are Cranogwen, Lady Rhondda, Elizabeth Andrews, Elaine Morgan …

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January 8, 2019

Welsh Government Consultation on Improving Public Transport

We want a public transport system that links buses and trains, walking and cycling. We want more people to use public transport instead of their cars. We want to reduce air pollution and protect the environment. As part of this, the Welsh Government are consulting on proposals for bus services and the licensing of taxi and private hire vehicles in Wales. …

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January 7, 2019

The Prime Minister must Rule out No Deal

Before Christmas I signed a letter to the Prime Minister alongside over 200 cross party Members of Parliament urging Theresa May to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal (Full letter below). More MPs are signing the letter every day. The Prime Minister is currently trying to use the threat of no deal to bully MPs into accepting …

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