January 25, 2017

Welsh Questions: Government Still Has No Answers

In today’s Welsh questions I took the opportunity once again to press the UK Government on their lack of support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The energy-generating lagoon would be an initial project which, if successful, could be replicated in other locations around the UK coastline including Cardiff and Newport. The clean, green energy generated by the lagoons would …

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November 23, 2016

Autumn Statement – My Response

Responding to the Autumn Statement, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Jo Stevens MP said: “The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today confirmed what many have been thinking – that the Government has no ideas to improve life for people in Wales. Following six years of stunted growth, Theresa May and Chancellor Phillip Hammond still have nothing new to bring to the …

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October 21, 2016

Taking the Lead at Welsh Questions

This morning was my first appearance at the despatch box as Shadow Secretary of State for Wales. I was joined by my Shadow Ministerial colleague Gerald Jones. With the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster so present for many in Wales this week, I took the opportunity to pay tribute to the spirit and resilience of the people of Aberfan …

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