April 9, 2019

‘Online Harms’ White Paper – Calling For Urgent New Electoral Laws to Tackle Disinformation

The Government has this week published its Online Harms white paper – but there’s a glaring omission. The White paper contains nothing to address the serious concerns in our Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee reports about transparency in online political advertising & scourge of disinformation. With the likelihood of an early General Election, or confirmatory referendum, we need new …

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April 8, 2019

Mosque Security in the Aftermath of the Christchurch Atrocity

    Together with Labour colleagues I have written to the Home Secretary requesting a meeting to discuss additional funding for mosque security. Following the terrorist atrocity in Christchurch and with Ramadan fast approaching, I want Cardiff Central constituents to feel safe when attending prayers, wherever they pray.   The Government has announced some additional funding for security measures at …

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April 5, 2019

My Weekly Round-Up

This week Brexit dominated the Parliamentary timetable once again. Monday saw another round of indicative Brexit votes. I voted in favour of the motion to revoke Article 50 in order to avoid a no deal Brexit – over 85% of the constituents who have contacted me about Brexit votes have told me they want to revoke Article 50 and 20% …

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April 5, 2019

LGBT+ Rights in Brunei – My Questions to the Foreign Office

We’ve all been shocked to see the implementation of the death penalty by stoning for gay sex in Brunei. When the news broke last week of its implementation, I asked some written questions of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, about the safety of LGBT+ Brits living and working in Brunei, and the steps the UK Government takes to promote LGBT+ …

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April 3, 2019

My Monthly Newsletter for March

My monthly newsletter for March is now available, featuring a roundup of my work in Parliament and the constituency over the last month. You can read this months newsletter by clicking here. You can sign up tor receive the newsletter directly via email by clicking here.

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April 3, 2019

Votes at 16 APPG Report Published

Last night, the Votes at 16 All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has released a campaign report to mark one year since the group was established at the APPG’s AGM. The report draws together evidence gathered by the all-party group throughout its first year, with contributions from parliamentarians from across the political spectrum, academics, youth organisations, campaigners and think tanks. I contributed a …

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