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Rhiwbina the first Single-use Plastic Free community in Cardiff.

March 22, 2018

Today, along with Rhiwbina resident Naomi England, we kicked off the campaign to make Rhiwbina the first single-use plastic free community in Cardiff. We popped into independent businesses in the village to chat about the benefits and ask if they would like to sign-up.   It was great to discover t…

Anna McMorrin MP: Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill

March 16, 2018

I am completely in agreement with the sponsors of the Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill that the current definition of family that guides sponsorship allowance is obtuse and limiting. This inadequate definition lacks the level of empathy that I would expect the Government to practice upon welcoming ref…

Press Release: #AnnaMPQs

March 14, 2018

Anna McMorrin MP launches #AnnaMPQs with primary school students in Cardiff North                 Anna McMorrin MP has launched a series of online chats with primary school students in her constituency of Cardiff North called #AnnaMPQs. The first to take part was Gabalfa Primary School wh…

Anna McMorrin MP: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia visit to the UK

March 7, 2018

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May and her Government will welcome Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to the UK, rolling out the red carpet for someone who continues to order the bombing of civilians in Yemen, resulting in thousands of deaths and a catastrophic humanitarian crisis. I ha…

1950s Women Pension Inequality Meeting

March 2, 2018

On Friday 23rd February I hosted a 1950s Women Pension Inequality meeting at Whitchurch Rugby Club. Here is the follow-up email that I sent to everyone who attended - if you would like to be added to the mailing list for future updates about the campaign then please email me at anna.mcmorrin.mp@parl…

Statement: Military Detention of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities.

March 2, 2018

I signed on to the Military Detention of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities Early Day Motion without hesitation, along with many of my Labour colleagues. My colleagues and I are appalled at Israel’s application of civilian criminal law to Palestinian children. We will not stand for such a …

Statement: Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill

March 2, 2018

I am completely in agreement with the sponsors of the bill that the current definition of family that guides sponsorship allowance is obtuse and limiting. This inadequate definition lacks the level of empathy that I would expect the Government to practice upon welcoming refugees into our country. I…

Reponse: Legalisation of cannabis for medical use.

March 2, 2018

I look forward to standing beside many of my Labour colleagues in support of the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill when it comes before the House of Commons for a second reading, which I now understand has been postponed to Friday 6 July. In light of the recent publicity surroundin…

Statement: UCU Strike Action

February 26, 2018

I am very aware that academic staff at our universities make a huge contribution, helping to ensure we have a well-educated population, and a skilled and educated workforce, never more important than at the moment. I am firmly of the view that academic staff should be suitably awarded for their ende…

Anna McMorrin MP joins #PlasticFreeParliament

February 9, 2018

I am supporting the Surfers Against Sewage’s #PlasticFreeParliament campaign aiming to highlight and tackle avoidable plastics. The project is focused on 5 single-use plastics across the parliamentary estate; of which over 2 million were purchased in 2017! The campaign encourages MPs to reduce your…

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