February 14, 2019

Wordsworth Court Opening

It’s great to see Cadwyn’s new development Wordsworth Court open and providing high quality affordable housing in Cardiff Central. The building of these homes was only possible as a result of partnership working, funding from Welsh Government and good stakeholder engagement. Cadwyn and Willis Construction have engaged with the local community from the start and so been able to address …

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February 13, 2019

Oxfam Behind the Barcodes Campaign

I was pleased today to be able to show my support an important new campaign being run by Oxfam – the Behind the Barcodes campaign. Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro-food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast …

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February 8, 2019

Young People’s Survey Results

Towards the end of last year I wrote out to schools and young people around Cardiff Central, aged 14-16, with a survey, to allow me to greater understand the issues that affect them. I’m grateful to everyone who took part, and it’s given me a great insight to the thoughts of 14 to 16 year olds in Cardiff Central on …

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February 7, 2019

Cuts to Cardiff Bus/Capital Links Services: My Letter

This week, I have written to the Managing Director of Cardiff Bus to raise my concerns at the planned cuts to Cardiff Bus/Capital Links services accross Cardiff. This follows concerns being raised from many constituents about the planned service cuts. I have asked for a meeting with Cardiff Bus to discuss these concerns in more detail. You can see my …

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February 6, 2019

Clwb Ifor Bach Redevelopment: Consultation Open

Clwb Ifor Bach has been an integral part of Cardiff and Wales’ music and city centre scene for 35 years, championing Welsh language and culture, providing a place for many emerging artists and making a valuable contribution to the economy of our city. There have been some difficult times for live music in Cardiff Central, with the closure of Gwdihw …

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February 5, 2019

Crwys Road Post Office to Re-open

I’ve today been contacted by the Post Office – who have told me that Crwys Road Post Office is re-opening. It will re-open at the same location on Monday 4 March 2019, after previously closing in June 2017 due to operational reasons. The location of the Post Office is 110 Crwys Road, Cathays, CF24 4NN. If you have any questions about …

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February 1, 2019

End Poverty Pay in Sport

This week I hosted an event in Parliament with Citizens UK on our ongoing campaign for sports clubs and venues to pay the real Living Wage. I got involved with the Living Wage Foundation campaign years ago as a trade union lawyer and have been working with Citizens Cymru in Cardiff aiming to persuade Cardiff City FC and the Principality Stadium to join …

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