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Anna McMorrin MP: Our National Health Service

January 11, 2018

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It is a very difficult time for our NHS, and my appreciation and thanks goes to everyone working on the frontline. Winter is always particularly busy for A&E and the ambulance service, with additional pressures creating enormous difficulties for all medical staff and emergency workers. The Torie…

Anna McMorrin MP: #SaveLiveMusic Venues!

January 10, 2018

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As many of you will be aware, the ‘Save Womanby Street’ campaign in Cardiff City Centre was able to protect the music venues from being put out of business when property developers wanted to build commercial flats on the street. Following the success, Welsh Government included ‘Agent of Change’ in f…

Wales Online Article: One of Wales' newest MPs on her first seven months in Parliament

December 27, 2017

Taken from article in Wales Online on 27th December 2017.http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/it-can-frustrating-being-backbench-14083733 It's nearly seven months since Anna McMorrin became the poster girl of Labour’s election night gains. The following day, her visibly shocked and elated fa…

Wales Online: Four Welsh MPs who will be in the spotlight in 2018

December 26, 2017

Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North. "Back when Theresa May looked set to deliver a Conservative landslide and paint swathes of Wales blue, Anna McMorrin might have occasionally wondered if she stood a chance of winning the leafy Cardiff North constituency for Labour. In the 2015 election, Craig Wi…

Anna McMorrin MP SERA Article: The Business of Becoming a Sustainable Nation

December 21, 2017

The Business of Becoming a Sustainable Nation     Ahead of the long-awaited publication of the Government’s Clean Growth Plan, Anna McMorrin, MP for Cardiff North, looks at how one country can lead the way to a greener, more prosperous future. The effects of climate change and resource depletion…

Wales Online Article: Interviewing Alun Cairns at Welsh Affairs Committee

December 20, 2017

Yesterday (19th December 2017) , during the Welsh Affairs Committee, I got to question Secretary of State, Alun Cairns MP about his commitment to Wales. Wales Online covered the interview in an article available here: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/alun-cairns-swansea-lagoon-embarrassed…

Anna McMorrin MP Response to Amendment 7

December 13, 2017

During the EU (Withdrawal Bill) debate, I voted in favour of Amendment 7 , and was very pleased that we won this crucial vote to ensure that Parliament has a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal. It was an important vote to ensure that a small group of ministers cannot make crucial decisions on…

Anna McMorrin MP calls for Global Ban on Cosmetics Testing on Animals

December 12, 2017

I have signed EDM437 calling for the UK to lead a global ban on cosmetics testing on animals. Please join me in supporting the Cruelty Free International campaign - it’s time to end this practice worldwide and forever. Thank you to everyone who has written to me about this issue. The UK was one of…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin and Jeremy Corbyn call for MPs Pension Fund to go Fossil Free

December 11, 2017

Anna McMorrin, MP for Cardiff North, is among a cross-party group of 100 MPs and former MPs who demand that their £612 million MPs’ Pension Fund removes its substantial holdings from fossil fuel companies to reflect their concerns about climate change. The fund currently holds a £5.6 million stake i…

Ocean Conservation - #BacktheBlueBelt

December 6, 2017

I am glad that the international community is beginning to wake up to the fact that the world’s oceans are in crisis. Initiatives such as the United Nations first Ocean Conference, in June 2017, are a positive step towards increasing international cooperative effort to tackle the issues of ocean co…