Speeches and Questions

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon - Question to Minister

Today I asked Jesse Norman a question on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon and urged his government to approve the scheme, a vital project to ensure the future of our steel industry. Continue reading

Article 50 Statement

During the Government statement on Article 50 today, I asked David Davis MP a question:  Stephen Kinnock: Does the Secretary of State  agree that nobody is above the law, not even his own government? Continue reading

Future of the Steel Industry - Westminster Hall

Today I took part in a Westminster Hall debate on the Future of the Steel Industry, my speech is included below, or you can watch it on the video at the bottom of the page. To view the full debate, click here  It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship  Mr Davies. I want to thank my friends, the Hon Members for Redcar and for Middleborough South and East Cleveland, for securing today’s debate and for their contributions. Continue reading

EU Scrutiny Committee - Liam Fox

Today, I asked Liam Fox MP a question on the difficulties the UK could face when securing a trade deal with EU. A transcript is below along with a video of the question during the session. Continue reading

EU Scrutiny Committee - David Jones

Today I questioned David Jones - the Minister of State for Europe on Brexit Negotiations, Market Economy Status for China and the Ports Sector - a transcript is below along with a video where you can watch the session again. Continue reading

Brexit and EU funding for Wales

I secured a debate in Westminster Hall this morning on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on funding for Wales. My opening remarks are below along with a video of the debate. A full transcript of the proceedings can be found on Hansard here. Continue reading

Prime Minister's Statement on EU Council

Today I asked a question to the Prime Minister following her EU statement. Stephen Kinnock MP The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, recently issued a statement in which he said that there will be no soft Brexit; there is either a hard Brexit or no Brexit at all.    Continue reading

Concentrix's Actions Have Left People Feeling Degraded, Insulted And Demoralised

  Today I spoke in the debate on Concentrix and raised the cases of constituents who have been left feeling degraded, insulted and demoralised: Continue reading

We Must Find A Path To Brexit That Is Driven By The National Interest

I spoke in the Opposition Day Debate on leaving the EU about the need to secure an exit deal for Britain that works for the country not just to appease warring factions in the Tory party. To achieve that the Prime Minister must have confidence in Parliament to scrutinise the Brexit process. You can read my contribution to the debate below. Continue reading

Businesses Need Reassurances Of A Guaranteed Transition Period

My question to the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU on how business will be protected from uncertainty during Brexit process. Continue reading