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Hosting UNISON Public Sector Pay Rise Campaign in Parliament.

October 17, 2017

Today in Parliament I hosted the UNISON Pay Up Now! campaign briefing for Welsh MPs. For years now, public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze, then a cap saw public sector pay rise by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016, while the cost…

Weekly Newsletter w/c 9th October

October 14, 2017

Hello, Hope you've all had a good week - it's been very busy in Westminster! I had my first Environmental Audit Select Committee meeting, and was officially appointed to the Welsh Affairs Committee, as well as asking questions on the Clean Growth Strategy and S4C in the Chamber. Back in the const…

Brexit Economic Impact Studies

October 11, 2017

Brexit Economic Impact Studies Along with ten other Welsh MPs, on October 11th I signed a letter to the Rt Hon David Davis MP, that calls for the release of the long-awaited Brexit Economic Impact Studies. It’s time we hear the truth about the real impact of Brexit on our economy, jobs and living s…

Natural Resources Wales listens to resident’s concerns about the future of Forest Fawr and Larch disease.

October 10, 2017

Following my discussions with Natural Resources Wales (NRW) I was pleased to welcome NRW and councillors to talk to local residents about the planned larch disease fell at Forest Fawr. As some of you may have seen, following concern over forest restoration over the summer, I launched a petition t…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP asks Government to pause Universal Credit rollout.

October 9, 2017

Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North has joined an increasing number of voices calling on the government to delay the rollout of Universal Credit until the failings in the system have been resolved. There is growing evidence of the problems caused by significant delays in the payment of Universal C…

Press Release: Anna McMorrin MP and Guide Dogs show red card to taxi refusals

October 3, 2017

Anna McMorrin MP tested her taxi hailing skills this week at Labour Party Conference in a football-themed game with Guide Dogs. While trying to get a taxi to take guide dog owner Jacqueline to her local football match, the MP for Cardiff North heard about the real problems assistance dog owners …

Response to EU Withdrawal Bill vote

September 12, 2017

Following last night’s vote in the House of Commons on the EU Withdrawal Bill, I am deeply disappointed with the result. The Bill is an affront to parliamentary democracy, containing fundamental flaws that give huge and accountable powers to government Ministers.  It will also undermine and introd…

In Parliament w/c 4th September 2017

September 11, 2017

Anna McMorrin Labour MP for Cardiff North Parliamentary Diary w/c 4th September 2017 Hello, I hope you all had a lovely summer. I’d like to start by congratulating all our local students who received A-level, AS-level and GCSE results in August. Pupils (and of course staff) at our schools have…

Letter to Foreign Secretary: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

September 7, 2017

On Wednesday 6th September, I was one of the 157 MPs who signed a letter addressed to the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, demanding that the government take action to stop the recent escalation of violence targeted towards Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Rushanara Ali MP, Co-Chair of the APPG for De…

NRW Meeting about Fforest Fawr Restoration

September 4, 2017

Meeting with Natural Resources Wales to discuss restoration of Fforest Fawr in Tongwynlais. Today I met with Gareth O’Shea, Executive Director for Operations across South Wales, and John Hogg, Head of Operations for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to discuss the planned larch disease felling at Ffore…