Paris je t’aime: My Week 13th – 19th November In the Chamber I was in the main chamber on Wednesday from the start of business to ask the Government a question during Wales questions. I asked, ‘I know that the Secretary of State shares my concern … [Read more...]
My Week Archive
This week I’ve had the most exciting week so far, as I introduced my first bill! I’ve introduced … [Read more...]
Stop the tax credit cuts! : My Week: 23rd – 29th OctoberIn the Chamber
I was very pleased late Monday evening when we received news that the House of Lords had blocked the government’s plans to cut tax credits. Now the pressure is on the government to adjust their plans and reverse the … [Read more...]
Bobbing along: My Week – 16th – 22nd OctoberIn the Chamber
On Monday I was in the chamber for the Prime Minister’s statement on the European Council. I also had the chance to listen to Yvette Cooper challenge Cameron to ‘show some leadership in Europe, not just outside Europe, and … [Read more...]
Return to Westminster: My Week 12th – 15th October
After three weeks recess for conference season, the House returned this week and I had the chance once again to hold the government to account.
In the Chamber
On Tuesday … [Read more...]
Drop-Ins and Discussions:
Whilst the conference Blues were happening in Manchester and Parliament remains in recess I had another busy week around the constituency.
On … [Read more...]
From Campaigns to Conference: With Parliament in recess for the conference season it was Labour’s turn to head over to Brighton for our conference. The week started with an unexpected phone call asking if I would like to join the Shadow Justice team. I was honoured to accept the invitation and to come on board the team headed by Lord Charlie Falconer, the … [Read more...]
With the House in recess for the conference season, this week I have had the chance to have a busy week around the constituency.
Tuesday started with the beginning of the No Tigers in Tonna campaign, aiming to stop the use of animals for entertainment, which I am … [Read more...]
Parliament returns… On Monday 7th September the House reconvened, and I returned to London. During this past fortnight I have been as busy as ever, and below is an outline of my contributions in Westminster: Oral questions On Monday, I asked the Minister for Communities and Local Government what … [Read more...]
A Summer in Neath…
The recess period was filled with visits, events and meetings (as well as meeting with many constituents). Things began with a visit to the Creative Play event at Dove Workshop. Aimed at toddlers and young parents, and run in partnership with Welsh Government Initiative Communities First.On Monday 17th August I visited the … [Read more...]