Next week, the House of Commons will vote on the amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill which have been made by the House of Lords. Most of these amendments are positive in that they reduce the damage caused by the Government’s cack-handed approach to Brexit.
Tribute has been paid in the House of Commons to a great unsung hero of the Labour Party. Morgan Phillips, from Bargoed in the Rhymney Valley, rose through the ranks of the Labour movement to become the Labour Party’s General Secretary.
Sharron Jones, a Caerphilly resident, has succeeded in having her benefit restored by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has joined up with The Brain Tumour Charity to host an event in the Houses of Parliament for Brain Tumour Awareness Month.
March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month and the information session for MPs was held to highlight the shocking fact that brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and people under the age of 40 in the UK. Brain tumours also, on average, reduce life expectancy by 20 years.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has raised the benefit case of his constituent, Sharron Jones, in Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly and Frontbencher, has strongly attacked the Conservative Government's European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. He has indicated that he will vote against the Bill's Second Reading tonight.
I strongly believe that the humane treatment of all animals should be a hallmark of any civilised society and it is important to send out a strong and powerful message that animal cruelty must stop.
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.
As I write, it is unclear if Theresa May will be successful in cobbling together an arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which will allow her to form a government. If she does form a government it will be important to scrutinise the agreement between the Conservatives and the DUP and I will be particularly concerned about three things.