Wayne David, MP for Caerphilly, is encouraging young people in his Caerphilly constituency to enter the Royal Navy’s Naval Engineering competition. The Royal Navy is asking young people to design a vessel that can rescue 1,000 people from the sea. Prizes for the best designs are worth up to £1,000.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has signed a Book of Commitment to remember the victims and honour the survivors of the Holocaust. In signing the Book, Mr David urged his constituents to reflect on the importance of the words we all use and the impact they can have.
In November, Westminster held the annual “UK Parliament Week”.
Parliament Week provides the opportunity to foster closer engagement between the public and their Parliament by promoting what it means to people, and their local communities.
Keeping our pubs afloat was the title of an event I recently attended in Westminster hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group.
The Group, which was founded in 1993, has amongst its aims the promotion of the wholesomeness and enjoyment of beer and the unique role of pubs in the UK, and their value to tourism; to broaden recognition of the contribution of brewing and pubs to employment and to the UK economy; to promote understanding of the social responsibility exercised by the brewing industry and to promote a positive future for beer and the pub.
Wayne David, Labour’s Shadow Defence Minister and MP for Caerphilly, has called on the Government to lift the 1% pay cap on the salaries of Armed Forces personnel.
I am writing this piece the morning after the terrorist attack on Parliament. As I put pen to paper police officers are re-opening Westminster Bridge, over which my Parliamentary office looks. This is the bridge where yesterday two people lost their lives and nearly 30 people were injured, many of them seriously, and along which I myself walk to and from Parliament every day.
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.