June 17, 2015

Welsh Office Minister Refuses to Rule Out Network Rail Privatisation

When I asked about this issue during Welsh Questions in Parliament today, Alun Cairns, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, refused to give a clear answer. My question in full: “Many Welsh passengers use railway lines under the control of the UK Government, like the Great Western Line, and they are concerned about suggestions that the Government is going to …

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April 10, 2015

Helping Small Businesses Thrive

Last week I was pleased to welcome Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Government Minister for Science, Economy and Transport, to Cardiff Central. We visited a great local business, Penylan Pantry, and chatted with owners Mel and Jo about setting up their business, and the challenges small businesses are currently facing. Mel and Jo set up Penylan Pantry just over a year …

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