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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March 29, 2019

My Weekly Round-Up

It’s been another Brexit dominated week in Parliament, but we are still really no clearer on where we will end up. On Saturday I joined around a million people on the Put it to the People march in London calling for a public vote on any Brexit Deal with the option to keep the deal we have and stay in …

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March 19, 2019

Cardiff Bus Routes SAVED

I’m very pleased to hear that following my representations, and subsequent meeting, the six bus routes that were under threat and due to end on March 31st have been saved thanks to new investment by Cardiff Council. A number of constituents had contacted me with concern for the axing of the bus routes. Through a new tender exercise, Cardiff Bus …

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March 19, 2019

Visiting Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Yesterday I was pleased to be able to visit Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and see the amazing work of the staff and volunteers there. The Home cares for, and re-homes dogs and cats from all over the country – I even got to meet some dogs that had been rescued from a Welsh farm. Sadly, it seems that illegal …

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March 7, 2019

Small Cardiff Charities Funding Opportunity – Deadline March 28th

Are you a small charity with a big idea to help the most vulnerable people in the world? If you are, a new and exciting opportunity has opened for small charities in Cardiff. The Department for International Development has opened for applications to the next round of the Small Charities Challenge Fund until 17.00 on March 28th and it would be great …

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