Speeches and Questions

Prime Minister Needs To Match Her Rhetoric On Climate Change

Jo Stevens MP secured a Westminster Hall debate on Wales and the Queen's speech. I took the opportunity to raise the issue of the tidal lagoon and when we are going to get the go-ahead from the Government. Continue reading

British Steel In The New Type 26 Frigates

During questions to the Ministry of Defence I asked them about the use of British steel in the new Type 26 frigates: Continue reading

What Is The Prime Minister Doing To Ensure China Starts Playing By The Rules?

The Prime Minster attended the House of Commons today to answer questions on the G20 summit that took place last week. I questioned her on her discussions with China's President Xi and action over Chinese steel: Continue reading

The Israeli government is in a state of denial

Today I took part in the debate on Israel and Palestine in the House of Commons. You can read my contribution below: Continue reading

Proposed Prison In Port Talbot

In the final Welsh questions before the election I questioned the Secretary of State on the decision to site a category C prison at Baglan Industrial Park. Continue reading

Emergency PIP Debate

  I intervened in the emergency PIP debate today to raise the number of cases I am receiving at my office Stephen Kinnock: I thank my Honourable Friend for giving way. In recent months, I have had 44 PIP cases in my constituency, with dozens going to appeal.     Continue reading

Triggering Article 50

On the day that the Prime Minister sent her letter to Brussels, triggering Article 50, I questioned her on the contents of the letter and in particular about the security of our country.  Continue reading

EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill

As the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill returned to the Commons from the Lords, I was able to intervene in the Minister's statement: Continue reading

St David's Day Debate 2017

Today the House of Commons held its annual St David's Day debate and I spoke about Brexit, steel and the boundary review. Continue reading

We Must Do All In Our Power To Halt And Reverse The Settlements

Parliament debated the occupied Palestinian territories and I spoke in the debate on the "Regularisation Bill” legalising the illegal; the importance of the December UN Security Council motion; the need to end the policy of settlement and occupation if peace is every to be achieved; and what the British government should do to help bring about an end to he illegal settlements policy. Continue reading