September 13, 2019

Weekly Round-Up

I started the week with a very long and hectic day in the House of Commons sitting into the early hours as Boris Johnson attempted to force through a pre-October 31st General Election before he suspended Parliament for 5 weeks. We stopped it, with the support of other opposition parties and now no election is possible before the no-deal date …

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September 12, 2019

DCMS Committee Report into Immersive and Addictive Technologies Published

I usually spend a day of my Westminster week working on DCMS Committee work and today we’ve released our long-awaited report into immersive and addictive technologies. The publication of the report follows months of Committee hearings involving video games giants like EA Games along with social media giants like Snapchat and Instagram. The wide-ranging report calls upon games companies to …

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September 9, 2019

Wearing it pink for Breast Cancer Now fundraiser

I added a dash of pink to my usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which takes place on Friday 18 October! Every year in the UK, around 55,000 women and around 350 men are given the devastating news that they have breast cancer. That’s why I’m encouraging my constituents to take part in Breast Cancer …

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September 6, 2019

My Weekly Round-Up

I started the week recording an interview with ITV Sharp End to speak about Labour’s plans for the week ahead and why we absolutely could not trust Prime Minister on Brexit and the timing of an election, which you can watch by clicking here. Then, our vote on Tuesday meant we were able to obtain control of the House of …

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September 3, 2019

‘Give a Day to Policing’ – On Patrol with South Wales Police

One of my priorities since being elected has been to campaign for more funding and specifically, additional capital city funding (like London receives) for our Police. I’ve taken part in the ‘Give A Day To Policing’ campaign, a national campaign to get MPs to shadow local police to understand more about what they do and the challenges they face. I’ve spent …

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August 30, 2019

My August Newsletter

My monthly newsletter for August is now available, featuring a roundup of my work in Parliament and the constituency over the last month. You can read my August 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 29, 2019

Four Cardiff Labour MPs Respond to Prime Minister’s Proroguing of Parliament

Following the Prime Minister’s request to prorogue Parliament yesterday I, along with my three fellow Cardiff Labour MPs Anna McMorrin, Kevin Brennan and Stephen Doughty have responded to the Prime Minister with a joint letter as the city’s MPs. In our response, we stress that we find this move deeply undemocratic, unconstitutional and nothing more than a squalid attempt to …

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August 23, 2019

Crime and Community Safety Survey 2019

🚨 Share your views! Over the summer I’m asking local residents to complete my crime and community safety survey to let me know what issues are affecting you and what you think needs to be done about them. I’d be really grateful if you could take 5 minutes to complete my survey by visiting the link below. Of course, you can …

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August 23, 2019

Visiting the new Brains Brewery Site

In June 2018, Brains moved from their older iconic city centre Cardiff Brewery in Crawshay Street to their new site at the Dragon Brewery in Cardiff Bay. In the second half of 2018, Brains installed new, modern and efficient brewery into this site, with brewing switching fully from the Cardiff Brewery to the Dragon Brewery earlier this year.  The old …

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