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Trade Bill and Amendment NC3

July 30, 2018

The Cross-Border Trade Bill exposed the massive divisions in the Conservative Party this month with both hard Brexiteers and Remainers tabling amendments to the Bill in the hope of forcing policy changes. At the 11th hour the Government made concessions to Labour strengthening the role of the Trade…

Contaminated Blood Scandal Inquiry

July 5, 2018

This week the Minister of State for the Cabinet Office announced that the inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal will begin. The contaminated blood scandal has resulted in the death of at least 2,400 people to date, including 70 in Wales. It is difficult for any us to comprehend the massive imp…

EU Withdrawal Bill

July 5, 2018

In June 2016, Wales and the UK voted to leave the European Union. The majority of people in Cardiff North voted to remain in the referendum and understand the impact that leaving the EU will have on our jobs, services, environment and wider economy. It is clear that Theresa May cannot deliver a Bre…

Ten Minute Rule Bill: Packaging (Extended Producer Responsibility)

June 13, 2018

I presented my Ten Minute Rule Bill to parliament on 13th June 2018. The second reading will take place on 26th October. You can follow the progress online here and read my speech below.   I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require producers of packaging products to assume r…

Statement on Killing of Palestinians and Israel Arms Embargo

June 11, 2018

Killing of Palestinian Protestors Israel Arms Embargo Gaza Support / Humanitarian Crisis Independent investigation into killings I unreservedly condemn the indiscriminate killing of protesters in Palestine by Israeli forces. These actions are only made more deplorable by the fact that among …

Rhiwbina the first Single-use Plastic Free community in Cardiff.

March 22, 2018

Today, along with Rhiwbina resident Naomi England, we kicked off the campaign to make Rhiwbina the first single-use plastic free community in Cardiff. We popped into independent businesses in the village to chat about the benefits and ask if they would like to sign-up.   It was great to discover t…

Anna McMorrin MP: Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill

March 16, 2018

I am completely in agreement with the sponsors of the Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill that the current definition of family that guides sponsorship allowance is obtuse and limiting. This inadequate definition lacks the level of empathy that I would expect the Government to practice upon welcoming ref…

Press Release: #AnnaMPQs

March 14, 2018

Anna McMorrin MP launches #AnnaMPQs with primary school students in Cardiff North                 Anna McMorrin MP has launched a series of online chats with primary school students in her constituency of Cardiff North called #AnnaMPQs. The first to take part was Gabalfa Primary School wh…

1950s Women Pension Inequality Meeting

March 2, 2018

On Friday 23rd February I hosted a 1950s Women Pension Inequality meeting at Whitchurch Rugby Club. Here is the follow-up email that I sent to everyone who attended - if you would like to be added to the mailing list for future updates about the campaign then please email me at…

Statement: Military Detention of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities.

March 2, 2018

I signed on to the Military Detention of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities Early Day Motion without hesitation, along with many of my Labour colleagues. My colleagues and I are appalled at Israel’s application of civilian criminal law to Palestinian children. We will not stand for such a …