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Neonicotinoids and their harmful effect on the population of bees.

November 14, 2017

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I have had a high volume of letter and emails about neonicotinoids and their harmful effect on the population of bees. This is a serious issue and as a member of the Environmental Audit committee, I am a passionate advocate for policies that protect our habitat. Neonicotinoids were banned from flo…

Environmental Audit Committee: Interviewing Michael Gove

November 1, 2017

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On Wednesday 1st November, at the Environmental Audit Select Committee, I asked the Secretary of State for Environment, Michael Gove, what the impact would be on the UK following the China ban on importing plastics. Worryingly, he was unable to answer .... Mr Gove also proposed a "commission like b…

Press Release: Votes at 16

November 1, 2017

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1st November 2017 Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North will join MPs in House of Commons to support Votes at 16 Private Member’s Bill. On Friday 3rd November, Members of Parliament are set to debate a Private Member’s Bill to lower the voting age in parliamentary elections to 16 years of age. This w…

Letter: S4C Indepdent Review

October 30, 2017

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In October, I asked Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom MP, about the future of S4C as a valuable broadcaster in Wales, providing quality and innovation. The S4C review was due on 31st October, and I met with Owen Evans, Chief Executive on Friday in Llanishen to discuss and support the fa…

2nd Llandaff Scouts New Hall Opening

October 29, 2017

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2nd Llandaff Scouts New Forever Home! There was a great atmosphere at the official opening of the 2nd Llandaff Scouts Hall on Saturday 28th October. The newly purchased hall is in the heart of Llandaff North, and it was a pleasure to celebrate the hard work of the group and community to raise t…

House of Commons speech on Universal Credit

October 18, 2017

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In the House of Commons today, I gave a speech urging the Government to halt the roll-out of the Universal Credit system this winter. It is clear that the current Universal Credit application process is not fit for purpose. The lengthy delays in receiving payments is having a devastating effect on …

Hosting UNISON Public Sector Pay Rise Campaign in Parliament.

October 17, 2017

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Today in Parliament I hosted the UNISON Pay Up Now! campaign briefing for Welsh MPs. For years now, public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze, then a cap saw public sector pay rise by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016, while the cost…

Weekly Newsletter w/c 9th October

October 14, 2017

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Hello, Hope you've all had a good week - it's been very busy in Westminster! I had my first Environmental Audit Select Committee meeting, and was officially appointed to the Welsh Affairs Committee, as well as asking questions on the Clean Growth Strategy and S4C in the Chamber. Back in the const…

Brexit Economic Impact Studies

October 11, 2017

Brexit Economic Impact Studies Along with ten other Welsh MPs, on October 11th I signed a letter to the Rt Hon David Davis MP, that calls for the release of the long-awaited Brexit Economic Impact Studies. It’s time we hear the truth about the real impact of Brexit on our economy, jobs and living s…

Natural Resources Wales listens to resident’s concerns about the future of Forest Fawr and Larch disease.

October 10, 2017

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Following my discussions with Natural Resources Wales (NRW) I was pleased to welcome NRW and councillors to talk to local residents about the planned larch disease fell at Forest Fawr. As some of you may have seen, following concern over forest restoration over the summer, I launched a petition t…


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