Of the many Urgent Questions (UQs) and Government Statements in the Commons Chamber last week, I’ve singled out three that were of particular importance. Since her re-appointment, the Home Secretary had not appeared in the Chamber, … [Read More...]
Members of Parliament return to Westminster on Mondays after spending the weekend in their constituencies. Parliamentary business in the Chamber starts at 2.30pm with Oral Questions, and following the end of Orals, there are often … [Read More...]
It has been an immense honour to serve in Labour’s Shadow Cabinet during the past three years, and to be the voice for Wales in Westminster. It is no exaggeration to say I have enjoyed every minute of it. Since first being elected as Member of Parliament for … [Read More...]
May I take this opportunity to wish all my constituents and everyone right across Neath a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. It is a great privilege to serve as MP for Neath and I want to thank everyone for all their support during the past year. Below is … [Read More...]
On Monday lunchtime Jess Morden MP Newport East hosted the Westminster event to celebrate the Welsh Arts Review 10th Anniversary. It was very interesting to listen to authors read out their contributions to the recently published anthology “[Read More...]
I had sought to speak in today’s debate on my colleague Barry Gardiner MP’s Private Members’ Bill, and this is the speech that I would have given, if the Deputy Speaker had called me.
Thank you Madam Deputy Speaker.
I commend my friend and comrade, the honourable member for Brent North, on bringing … [Read More...]