August 19, 2019

Lloyds Bank Foundation – Funding Available

The Lloyds Bank Foundation is an independent charitable trust funded by Lloyds Banking Group. They partner with small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues such as mental health, homelessness and domestic abuse.  Every year the Foundation makes grants to hundreds of small and local charities, investing in their work helping people overcome complex social issues across England …

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August 19, 2019

Are you Eligible? £125 Available Towards School Uniforms/Sports Kit from Welsh Government via Pupil Development Grant

The Welsh Government are offering grants of £125 to buy school uniform, equipment, sports kit and kit for activities outside of school for your child. If your child is eligible for free school meals you can apply for this grant for the 2019/20 school year, if they are: entering reception class or year 3 in primary school entering year 7 or year …

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August 16, 2019

Homeless World Cup 2019

I’m sure that everyone would agree that the Homeless Football World Cup was a resounding success and for the first time, an event for all ages with activities for children and young people helping create a friendly environment. I saw some top quality football at the start of the tournament but had the opportunity to visit again towards the end …

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August 16, 2019

Visit to Green Man Festival Site

Today, the globally known annual Green Man festival starts near Crickhowell in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons. I recently met Fiona Stewart, the driving force behind Green Man, and after a conversation about our shared interests in music, festivals, art and culture and why we want to promote what we do in Wales much more effectively, Fiona invited me …

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August 15, 2019

Keeping Cardiff Central Tidy

Over recess i’m pleased to have been able to join #KeepCardiffTidy litter pickers across Cardiff Central. These sessions rely on the amazing work of committed volunteers and go a long way to ensuring our local community stays clean and tidy. These litter picks are also a great chance to get out and about, meet your friendly neighbours and do something …

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August 15, 2019

Llandough Hospital – Car Park Closed/New Park and Ride

If you have a hospital appointment at Llandough Hospital, please note that one of the main multi-storey car parks will be closed for a week from 19th August 2019 as part of ongoing development work on the site. The advice is to travel there using a new FREE Park and Ride scheme if possible.  Park at Toys R Us on …

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August 12, 2019

Monthly Newsletter for July

My monthly newsletter for July is now available, featuring a roundup of my work in Parliament and the constituency over the last month. You can view July’s newsletter by clicking here. If you would like to sign up to receive my newsletter via email, please click here.

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August 8, 2019

My Annual Report to you, 2018-19

Each year I produce an Annual Report to let you know what I’ve been doing on your behalf in both Cardiff Central and in Parliament. If you live in Cardiff Central, you’ll be getting a copy through your letter box soon, but you can also read the full report here: If you want to see my reports from previous years, …

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August 8, 2019

Asda Should Think Again on New Contracts for Staff

I’m calling on Asda to think again over forced contract changes that will see staff in Asda stores lose out. The issue over these controversial new contracts has been rumbling on for some months but it is due to come to a head in the coming weeks as staff across the country are forced by Asda bosses to sign changes …

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August 2, 2019

My Weekly Round-Up

This week is the first week of the Parliamentary summer recess, so it’s good to be home and be been busy with visits, meetings and advice surgeries around Cardiff Central. This week I also launched my crime and community safety survey, which you can read more about below. Crime Survey I’m asking local residents to complete the survey, so you …

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