Contaminated Blood Had Awful Emotional And Psychological Impact On Families

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): I rise to speak on behalf of my constituent Tony Farrugia. Mr Farrugia lost his father and two uncles when they contracted AIDS and hepatitis C from contaminated blood. Days after the death of his father, Tony and his twin brother were separated and sent to care homes more than 100 miles apart Continue reading

Protect Port Business

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): What recent discussions he has had on the proposed EU port services regulation Continue reading

Business Rates Holiday For Steel Industry

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab):  My hon. Friend mentioned business rates. As we know, the lack of investment in machinery and technology is a major reason for the United Kingdom’s productivity crisis.  Continue reading

Far From Fixing The Roof While The Sun Is Shining, The Chancellor's Budget Will Send Roof Tiles Flying While The Storm Clouds Gather

 The fact is that Britain in 2015 is more unequal, divided and insecure than it has been at any time since 1945. We know that inequality between rich and poor in the United Kingdom has widened in recent years.  Continue reading

UN Report On Gaza

Westminster Hall Debate Continue reading

Aggressive Fundraising Tactics By Charities

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): The Secretary of State will have seen coverage in the Daily Mail and other newspapers about four charities that are supported by her Department that are using aggressive fundraising tactics. No doubt she welcomes the decision by Oxfam to suspend all telephone fundraising in the UK while it investigates these claims of malpractice. What steps will she be taking to ensure that other charities embroiled in this case follow suit? Continue reading

Swingeing Cuts To Welsh Police Force

Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): Over the past five years the Welsh police force has seen swingeing cuts, with an average of over 10% being cut from front-line staff across the force.   Continue reading

Talk To Teachers

  Great to talk to teachers about my first impressions of the 2015 Parliament. Continue reading

Stephen Urges Government To Keep Its Foot On The Accelerator Over Swansea Bay TIdal Lagoon

 Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): The hon. Lady has already mentioned the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, which is an excellent and very exciting project that will create thousands of jobs in my constituency. It is critical that the foot is kept on the accelerator;  Continue reading

Contract For Difference Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change on the contract for difference for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.  Continue reading