June 27th – July 3rd
On 27th June I asked the following, I have been working with Neath veterans support group to ensure that those leaving the armed forces receive the support they need. Will the Minister explain what his Government are doing to extend the support offered, through projects such as Change Step, so that the welfare of serving personnel is viewed through a model of prevention, rather than of cure?
On 29th June I attended a very important debate on dog fighting I stated I have had hundreds of emails from concerned constituents, and I am sure the hon. Lady has support in Wales. It is the absolute brutality that gets to me: cats are used as bait; dogs are trained to be absolute fighters; and it is so graphic. I have a little Staffie who is absolutely gorgeous, and timid and everything. The thought of him having his teeth ground down to become an object for brutality breaks my heart. The hon. Lady has my wholehearted support.
Education is really important, and we must educate people at a very young age to be responsible dog owners. I commend the Llys Nini centre in my constituency and the work that the Dogs Trust has done by going into young offenders units and prisons to teach offenders to be responsible and to develop better personalities, so that they can be caring individuals.
It was an honor to welcome Maes y Coed school to the House of Commons. They gave an excellent performance to John Bercow Speaker of the house, truly amazing.
Out and about in the constituency.
I visited Resolven carnival on July 2nd and was accompanied by Jeremy Miles AM and Cllr Des Davies, great event and atmosphere was lovely to see it so well attended.
I travelled up to Seven Sisters in the afternoon who were also holding their annual carnival, great live bands and fantastic atmosphere. So pleased I was able to attend both.