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Statement: Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill

March 2, 2018

I am completely in agreement with the sponsors of the 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 refugees into our country. I…

Statement: UCU Strike Action

February 26, 2018

I am very aware that academic staff at our universities make a huge contribution, helping to ensure we have a well-educated population, and a skilled and educated workforce, never more important than at the moment. I am firmly of the view that academic staff should be suitably awarded for their ende…

Anna McMorrin MP joins #PlasticFreeParliament

February 9, 2018

I am supporting the Surfers Against Sewage’s #PlasticFreeParliament campaign aiming to highlight and tackle avoidable plastics. The project is focused on 5 single-use plastics across the parliamentary estate; of which over 2 million were purchased in 2017! The campaign encourages MPs to reduce your…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP raises concerns about PIP

January 31, 2018

Anna McMorrin, MP for Cardiff North, was among several Labour MPs who demanded that the Government acts to address concerns about the treatment of Personal Independence claimants, amid worries that the upcoming review will bring a fresh wave of nightmare stories.  This week, Debbie Abrahams MP, Sha…

PIP Letter: Anna McMorrin MP to Department for Work and Pensions

January 26, 2018

The letter that I wrote to Sarah Newton MP, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, on 21st November 2017.   Dear Minister,   I am writing to you in your capacity as the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, to communicate the concerns expressed by a growing number of my…

Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January 2018

January 26, 2018

Saturday 27th January, will mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history. This week, I met with the Holocaust Educational Trust to sign their Book of Commitment and pledge my commitment to Holocaust…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP Demands Action for the Rohingya

January 24, 2018

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Anna McMorrin MP, Member of Parliament for Cardiff North has demanded that the international community acts to protect the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims trapped on the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar. Anna McMorrin spoke out during a House of Commons debate on Wednesday 24 January…

Wales Online Article: One of Wales' newest MPs on her first seven months in Parliament

December 27, 2017

Taken from article in Wales Online on 27th December 2017.http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/it-can-frustrating-being-backbench-14083733 It's nearly seven months since Anna McMorrin became the poster girl of Labour’s election night gains. The following day, her visibly shocked and elated fa…

Wales Online: Four Welsh MPs who will be in the spotlight in 2018

December 26, 2017

Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North. "Back when Theresa May looked set to deliver a Conservative landslide and paint swathes of Wales blue, Anna McMorrin might have occasionally wondered if she stood a chance of winning the leafy Cardiff North constituency for Labour. In the 2015 election, Craig Wi…

Anna McMorrin MP SERA Article: The Business of Becoming a Sustainable Nation

December 21, 2017

The Business of Becoming a Sustainable Nation     Ahead of the long-awaited publication of the Government’s Clean Growth Plan, Anna McMorrin, MP for Cardiff North, looks at how one country can lead the way to a greener, more prosperous future. The effects of climate change and resource depletion…