On 7 February, Caerphilly Labour MP Wayne David spoke in a debate in the House of Commons on the need to change the law on careless and dangerous driving. This followed an accident that caused the death of three of his constituents. Mr David believes that the sentence given to the defendant in this case was not, in any away, proportionate to the offence.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has been granted an adjournment debate in the House of Commons. The debate was on the Government’s consultation on driving offences and penalties relating to causing death or serious injury.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has said that he will vote in favour of the Government triggering Article 50 to begin the process of Britain leaving the European Union.
Morgan Jones, the Labour MP for Caerphilly from 1921 until 1939, is having a plaque in his honour unveiled in his home town of Bargoed.
The stone plaque is a replacement for the bronze plaque which was stolen some years ago. The plaque has been placed to the entrance to Bargoed Park at the top of Upper Wood Street by Caerphilly County Borough Council. It will be unveiled at midday on Friday 20 January by Borough Mayor and Bargoed Councillor Dianne Price.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has asked the Secretary of State for Wales if the Government would change the agreement on how European funds are given to communities in Wales. Alun Cairns, the Secretary of State, responded that Caerphilly had seen a fall in the level of unemployment and strongly implied that the Government would seek to allocate monies elsewhere.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has called on the Government to take immediate action to cut child poverty after new figures revealed there are 5,729 children in the Caerphilly parliamentary constituency who are living in poverty.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has given his support to a campaign to help local people cut their gas and electricity bills.
Big Energy Saving Week is being run by a number of organisations including the Energy Savings Trust and Citizens Advice and it takes place between 31 October and 6 November. Its aim is to try to help people save money on their energy bills.
Variety supporter Angela Rippon joined Miles Baron, Chief Executive of The Bingo Association, at a Parliamentary reception to receive a £250,000 donation from bingo players and clubs nationwide, including from the Fortuna Leisure Club in Hengoed. This brings the total raised by bingo players and clubs to over £500,000.
Caerphilly Labour MP Wayne David, who is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on bingo, joined National Bingo Game winners, other MPs, Variety beneficiaries and club operators, at a Houses of Parliament event to celebrate a successful year of fundraising in aid of Variety and 30 years of the National Bingo Game.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, will deliver a petition to the House of Commons on behalf of local members of the Women Against the State Pension Increase (WASPI) campaign.