October 7, 2019

Have Your Say on Public Services in Cardiff: Ask Cardiff 2019

Ask Cardiff is an annual survey undertaken by Cardiff Council.  The survey gives people living and working in Cardiff and those visiting the city the chance to share their experiences of public services: the good experiences and where things could be improved. By taking around 10 minutes to complete this survey, you will help Cardiff Council to: · better understand …

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October 4, 2019

Short sighted and isolationist policy of ending free movement is harming our Universities

Here in Cardiff Central we have 3 fantastic & vibrant universities – it’s such a shame to see the international standing that they’ve worked so hard to achieve being damaged by the Government’s isolationist, backward looking policy of ending freedom of movement. I regularly hear from university staff and academics concerned about the effect this reckless policy is having on …

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October 3, 2019

Requesting an Urgent Statement on Government action for those left in hardship due to being wrongly moved from Employment Support Allowance to Universal Credit

Some of my most severely disabled constituents receiving Severe Disability Premium have been left in hardship due to being wrongly moved from Employment Support Allowance to Universal Credit. Earlier I asked for the Secretary of State for Work & Pensions to come to the House to give an Urgent Statement on what she’s doing to resolve this before Parliament is …

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October 1, 2019

Cardiff Half Marathon 2019 – Information for Residents

The Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the UK’s largest road races and attracts more than 20,000 runners and 50,000 spectators to the city. From the elite field – which attracts some of the world’s top runners – to the club athletes and charity fun runners who raised more than £2.4million in 2015, the race has something for …

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September 25, 2019

🍻🏆 Parliamentary Pub of the Year 2019 – nominations open now!

Last year Cardiff Central’s very own The Four Elms won the first ever Parliamentary Pub of the Year competition at a fantastic awards night in Westminster. Nominations are now open for the 2019 competition and once again I’m asking for your views on who I put forward for the Cardiff Central nomination. To make your nomination, simply email me at …

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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

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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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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