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...]
My Week Archive
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...]
Last week in Parliament...
This past Tuesday I asked Nick Boles MP, Minister for Skills and Equalities, if he thought the UK Government could learn any lessons from the Welsh Government's very successful Jobs Growth Wales programme, which he agreed they … [Read more...]
The week in Parliament... This past week in Parliament was very engaging, and I was fortunate to speak in two Westminster Hall debates as well as asking questions in the Chamber on two different occasions. Tuesday the 23rd was particularly busy, asking a question of the Justice … [Read more...]