It was great to take part in the question time event organised by Unison Neath Port Talbot on fair funding for local services. The Council chamber was packed with Councillors and council workers, who are concerned over the levels of funding for local government and what that means for future of our valued and vital services.Read more
It was great to visit the steelworks in Port Talbot and wonderful to see the timeline of the history of the site dating back to 13th century, followed by visit to Concast & the BOS plant. There is a long tradition of steel making in Port Talbot and the timeline shows the centuries of development of the steel making industry and how integral it is to the town. It was a real privilege to see the highly skilled workforce delivering an outstanding product for British industry.Read more
It was great to be with my colleague Christina Rees MP for Neath, Kev Johns and Mark Dacey, Principal and CEO of Neath Port Talbot College Group, at their Student Awards Ceremony. It was inspiring to see these brilliant students receiving the recognition they so thoroughly deserve. Well done to everyone.
It was great to meet with the Aberavon WASPI group and Chair of the APPG on State Pension Inequality for Women, Carolyn Harris MP. We had a good discussion on where the campaign is and what the next steps are.
It was great to meet the team at Port Talbot Fire and Rescue Station. These guys provide a vital service to our community. Their courage, dedication and professionalism are second to none.
I spent a great day with the police in Port Talbot, joining the neighbourhood policing team as they went out on patrol, and meeting the response team as they attended calls. The police force do a brilliant job for our community. It was great to see the speed of their response, their compassion, their engagement and their professionalism.Read more
Over 200 residents came to a public meeting to express their concerns about anti-social behaviour in Briton Ferry to Councillors, Council officers and the police. Agencies and community working in partnership.
It was great to attend a public meeting organised by David Rees AM in Croeserw Enterprise Centre to discuss provision of GP services at Cymmer Health Centre. The room was packed to rafters, and senior Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB managers listened carefully to concerns that were raised.
My letter to the Director of Education Leisure and Lifelong Learning on the decision to close Cymer Afan Comprehensive schoolRead more
My letter to Environmental Health Section on the application for an environmental permit for a waste incineration plant.Read more