April 16, 2019

Use Your Vote in the European Parliament Elections!

Elections to the European Parliament will take place in the UK between May 23rd and May 26th. I am urging everybody, especially EU citizens living in Cardiff Central to ensure they are registered to vote in these important elections. Your deadline to register to vote is May 7th.   Important: The registration process for the European Parliament elections is different …

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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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July 12, 2018

Young People Survey 2018

I have produced this survey in order to achieve a greater understanding of how you, the youth of my constituency, feel about your community. As well as your thoughts and opinions on today’s political issues. This survey is aimed at those in their GCSE years and will help me to make informed decisions in order to improve your lives as …

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March 15, 2017

Labour Students #amillionmorevoices Campaign

Today I joined Labour Students in Parliament to support their priority #amillionmorevoices campaign. Labour Students are urging the Government to introduce automatic voter registration in all higher education institutions across the country. Following the Governments shambolic introduction of ‘individual voter registration’ last year, some estimate that up to a million people will have fallen off the electoral register since its …

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June 8, 2016

Voter Registration Deadline Extended

If you haven’t yet registered to vote in the European Referendum, you now have one more day to make sure you have. Register to vote here. Following problems with the gov.uk website last night in the run up the original deadline, the Government has extended the deadline until tomorrow. You now have until midnight at the end of Thursday 9th …

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February 5, 2016

National Voter Registration Week Launches: 1st – 7th February 2016

Today is National Voter Registration Day. Bite the Ballot and partners are coordinating the UK’s third annual Drive to get people registered on the electoral register. The timing could not be better for this campaign, considering how this week Guardian have announced that an estimated 800,000 people have dropped off the electoral register since the Government introduced changes to the system, with students …

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October 15, 2015

Petition: Let 16 and 17 Year Olds Have a Say on the EU

Derek Vaughan, Labour’s Welsh MEP, has started a petition asking David Cameron to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in the upcoming European Referendum. The referendum could have far-reaching impacts, and I support extending the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds on this important issue. In the recent Scottish independence referendum, 16 and 17 year olds were …

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March 31, 2015

Your Vote Counts in Cardiff Central

Your vote counts here In Cardiff Central, it’s neck and neck between Labour and the Lib Dems. This is your chance to make sure we get a Labour government in May. We’ve already had 5 years of Tory policies, propped up by the Lib Dems. Let’s make sure we don’t get 5 more. Cardiff Central’s Lib Dem MP, Jenny Willott, …

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May 22, 2014

Vote Labour in today’s European Elections

Today’s European election is the most important in a generation. Wales has been hardest hit by the Tory/Lib Dem UK government over the past four years. Wages are down £1,600, energy bills have rocketed £300, and Cameron and Clegg’s cost-of-living crisis continues to make life difficult for people up and down Wales. The most recent polling shows that it’s neck …

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