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Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP asks Government to pause Universal Credit rollout.

October 9, 2017

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Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North has joined an increasing number of voices calling on the government to delay the rollout of Universal Credit until the failings in the system have been resolved. There is growing evidence of the problems caused by significant delays in the payment of Universal C…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP and Guide Dogs show red card to taxi refusals

October 3, 2017

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Anna McMorrin MP tested her taxi hailing skills this week at Labour Party Conference in a football-themed game with Guide Dogs. While trying to get a taxi to take guide dog owner Jacqueline to her local football match, the MP for Cardiff North heard about the real problems assistance dog owners …

Response to EU Withdrawal Bill vote

September 12, 2017

Following last night’s vote in the House of Commons on the EU Withdrawal Bill, I am deeply disappointed with the result. The Bill is an affront to parliamentary democracy, containing fundamental flaws that give huge and accountable powers to government Ministers.  It will also undermine and introd…

In Parliament w/c 4th September 2017

September 11, 2017

Anna McMorrin Labour MP for Cardiff North Parliamentary Diary w/c 4th September 2017 Hello, I hope you all had a lovely summer. I’d like to start by congratulating all our local students who received A-level, AS-level and GCSE results in August. Pupils (and of course staff) at our schools have…

Letter to Foreign Secretary: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

September 7, 2017

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On Wednesday 6th September, I was one of the 157 MPs who signed a letter addressed to the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, demanding that the government take action to stop the recent escalation of violence targeted towards Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Rushanara Ali MP, Co-Chair of the APPG for De…

NRW Meeting about Fforest Fawr Restoration

September 4, 2017

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Meeting with Natural Resources Wales to discuss restoration of Fforest Fawr in Tongwynlais. Today I met with Gareth O’Shea, Executive Director for Operations across South Wales, and John Hogg, Head of Operations for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to discuss the planned larch disease felling at Ffore…

Petition: Restore Fforest Fawr after larch disease cull

August 18, 2017

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#RestoreFforestFawr You can sign the petition here. As some of you may be aware, larch disease in trees is having a devastating effect on our forests across Wales, including unfortunately in Forest Fawr in Tongwynlais, and I am pleased to see Natural Resources Wales taking sensible steps to ma…

Blog: WASPI Campaign

August 15, 2017

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The unfair changes to State Pension Law haved affect many women. I remain very concerned by the issue, and on the 5th July attended the Westminster Hall debate on Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi). It was one of the largest turnouts ever seen for such a debate with some very passionate …

Statement: Velindre Cancer Treatment Centre

August 14, 2017

I have had many discussions with Velindre Hospital, local residents and organisations over the past few months to discuss the development and have considered all of the issues very carefully, weighing the very real environmental concerns with the health needs of our communities and that of South Eas…

Newsletter: July and August 2017

July 28, 2017

Here is a copy of my first newsletter that was delivered to homes throughout Cardiff North. Thank you to everyone who helped deliver it and tweeted about receiving it!


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