Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has given his support to local musicians in their campaign to ensure that the UK gets the best deal for British music when the country leaves the European Union.
Across the country, the general election produced a result which many did not expect. But what has not changed is the fact that Brexit will dominate the political agenda for the foreseeable future.
Speaking at the Welsh Labour Conference in Llandudno, Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has said that there needs to be a “new relationship” with the European Union after Britain has formally left the EU in March 2019.
"Will you please listen carefully conference?
"£640,000, £120,000, £75,000 and £800,000. I am contributing to a continuation of a debate about Europe, so you might think that those huge sums are grants to Wales from the European Structural Funds. Nope. These sums are how much the former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne received in payments before it was announced that he is to be the editor of the London Evening Standard, with a salary estimated at over £250,000 a year.
"I mention that because at a time when Wales is in very real danger of losing European funds, there are certain Tories who are laughing all the way to the bank.
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.