Retaining The Order Book And Customer Base Is Critical For The Welsh Steel Industry

    My question to the Secretary of State for Wales about importance of retaining the order book and customer base at Port Talbot steel works: Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): What steps the Government are taking to support the steel industry in Wales. Continue reading

Emergency debate on Steel

My speech from the Emergency debate today Continue reading

UK Government would rather cosy up to Beijing than stand up for British steelworkers

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab) Before I start, I want to pay tribute to the 13 steelworkers who are in the Public Gallery today along with the outstanding general secretary of the Community union, Roy Rickhuss. I also want to join the Secretary of State in paying tribute to Carwyn Jones, who has been doing a fantastic job. What a contrast to the British Government. Continue reading

Pension Service Helpline

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Pension Service Helpline: Continue reading

EU Action - Lesser Duty Rule And Trade Defence Instruments

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Government's opposition to the European Commission's proposed reforms of trade and defence instruments and the lesser duty rule: Continue reading

Stephen Calls On PM To Join Him And Exhort Tata To Back Plan To Secure Future Of Port Talbot Steel Works

  Stephen Kinnock: I trust that the Prime Minister will be aware that there’s a critical meeting of the board of Tata in Mumbai on Tuesday, I’ll be flying out to Mumbai with the general secretary of Community union to make the case for British steel, that meeting will be deciding on the future of the Port Talbot steelworks in my constituency. Will the Prime Minister join me in exhorting Tata to stand with that plan and to secure the future of the Port Talbot steelworks? Continue reading

EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund For Iron And Steel

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Work and Pension on the EU Globalisation Fund for steel: Continue reading

Tidal Lagoon project needs and deserves rapid advance. The Government needs to get off the fence, and fast.

I rise today in order to urge the government to give this vitally important project the go ahead, and soon. Continue reading