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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…

Anna McMorrin MP: Welsh Grand Committee

February 9, 2018

At the Welsh Grand Committee on 7th February 2018, I was pleased to have had the chance to speak Welsh today during the Wales Grand Committee on the Autumn Budget on Wednesday. Mae’n un o ieithoedd swyddogol y Deyrnas Unedig, ac mae llawer o fy etholwyr yng Ngogledd Caerdydd yn ei siarad, felly r…

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

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…

Anna McMorrin MP: Guide Dog Cymru Blindfolded Walk

January 19, 2018

On Friday morning, I was joined by Guide Dogs Cymru for a blindfolded walk in Llanishen village. We started outside Selah Café and I walked up and down the high street with the eye cover and white stick, trying to avoid obstacles and traffic. It was good to hear from Clare and Sian about their exp…

Anna McMorrin MP Statement: Carillion Collapse

January 15, 2018

On Monday 15th February, it was announced that Carillion, the UK's second largest construction company, has been placed into compulsory liquidation because bosses ignored warnings of collapse to protect their huge bonuses, putting thousands of jobs and pensions at risk - many, unprotected vulnerable…

Cardiff North WASPI Campaign Evening - 23rd Feb 2018

January 12, 2018

Are you a woman born in the 1950s? The Government may have changed your state pension without you knowing. Invitation to join Cardiff North ‘Equality of Pension Provision for Women’ Meeting As you may be aware in 2011, the Coalition Government made the decision to accelerate the rise in the women…