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Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP against puppy smuggling

December 5, 2017

ANNA MCMORRIN MP HELPS DOG WELFARE CHARITY IN FIGHT AGAINST PUPPY SMUGGLINGAnna McMorrin MP highlights plight of smuggled puppies imported to fuel the Christmas puppy tradeThis week (5th December) Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity – invited a host of MPs and Peers, including Anna McMo…

94 MPs signed my letter asking Gove to guarantee animals as Sentient Beings post Brexit.

November 26, 2017

Date/ Dyddiad: 22nd November 2017 Dear Mr Gove, I am writing to you, with support of other members of the House of Commons, in your capacity as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to demand that you reconsider the decision to exclude animal sentience from the EU withdrawa…

Letter to Hammond: Autumn Budget

November 17, 2017

Dear Chancellor, I am writing to you in your capacity as Chancellor of the Exchequer, on behalf of my constituents and Wales more widely, ahead of the Autumn Budget announcement next week. I have received extremely high volumes of correspondence from my constituents whom have raised concerns regar…

Protecting the legal status of animals in the UK after we leave the European Union.

November 16, 2017

I have received a lot of emails from Cardiff North constituents urging me to protect the legal status of animals in the UK after we leave the European Union. Although the Government claims that the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will keep all elements of European legislation that apply to the UK and that no…

Neonicotinoids and their harmful effect on the population of bees.

November 14, 2017

I have had a high volume of letter and emails about neonicotinoids and their harmful effect on the population of bees. This is a serious issue and as a member of the Environmental Audit committee, I am a passionate advocate for policies that protect our habitat. Neonicotinoids were banned from flo…

Environmental Audit Committee: Interviewing Michael Gove

November 1, 2017

On Wednesday 1st November, at the Environmental Audit Select Committee, I asked the Secretary of State for Environment, Michael Gove, what the impact would be on the UK following the China ban on importing plastics. Worryingly, he was unable to answer .... Mr Gove also proposed a "commission like b…

Press Release: Votes at 16

November 1, 2017

1st November 2017 Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North will join MPs in House of Commons to support Votes at 16 Private Member’s Bill. On Friday 3rd November, Members of Parliament are set to debate a Private Member’s Bill to lower the voting age in parliamentary elections to 16 years of age. This w…

Letter: S4C Indepdent Review

October 30, 2017

In October, I asked Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom MP, about the future of S4C as a valuable broadcaster in Wales, providing quality and innovation. The S4C review was due on 31st October, and I met with Owen Evans, Chief Executive on Friday in Llanishen to discuss and support the fa…

2nd Llandaff Scouts New Hall Opening

October 29, 2017

2nd Llandaff Scouts New Forever Home! There was a great atmosphere at the official opening of the 2nd Llandaff Scouts Hall on Saturday 28th October. The newly purchased hall is in the heart of Llandaff North, and it was a pleasure to celebrate the hard work of the group and community to raise t…

House of Commons speech on Universal Credit

October 18, 2017

In the House of Commons today, I gave a speech urging the Government to halt the roll-out of the Universal Credit system this winter. It is clear that the current Universal Credit application process is not fit for purpose. The lengthy delays in receiving payments is having a devastating effect on …