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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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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July 10, 2019

Action for Children’s 150 Anniversary and ‘Choose Childhood’ campaign

Last night I joined young people and children’s services experts from Action for Children in Westminster to back their new campaign urging political leaders across the UK to prioritise children and put them at the heart of domestic agendas. New polling from Action for Children, published to mark the charity’s 150th anniversary, revealed that three generations of families fear childhoods …

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January 7, 2019

The Prime Minister must Rule out No Deal

Before Christmas I signed a letter to the Prime Minister alongside over 200 cross party Members of Parliament urging Theresa May to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal (Full letter below). More MPs are signing the letter every day. The Prime Minister is currently trying to use the threat of no deal to bully MPs into accepting …

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December 11, 2018

Calling for a People’s Vote

The uncertainty around Brexit continues this week in Parliament, with the government having postponed a vote on the Prime Minister’s negotiated deal due to be taken on Tuesday 11th December. I took the opportunity to ask why, if the Prime Minister is allowed to change her mind from the morning to the afternoon, her government will not agree to a …

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November 13, 2018

Horse Tethering

A lot of people have emailed in about the issue of horse tethering so I would like to take a moment to set out what I have been doing on this important issue. I have raised this issue with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Secretary of State Michael Gove. I asked the below question; “… …

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October 31, 2018

Women Trade Unionists making a Difference Beyond the Workplace

Not being able to afford to buy sanitary products is embarrassing and demeaning. Period poverty is a big issue across the country. Eight years of austerity policy from the coalition and subsequent Tory Governments has directly contributed to this shameful state of affairs. That’s why I met with women trade unionists from my union, GMB, in parliament to help them …

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October 26, 2018

My Annual Report to you 2017-18

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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