Aberavon MP, Stephen Kinnock, has invited Sam Gyimah to Port Talbot to meet residents at a public meeting to discuss the proposals for a prison in Port Talbot. The public meeting will take place on Wednesday 20 September at 7pm in the Aberavon Beach Hotel.Read more
Responding to the shock announcement today that the electrification of the Great Western Main Line will not extend beyond Cardiff, Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament for Aberavon, said:
“For years now the Tory government in Westminster has been promising that it will deliver full mainline rail electrification from Paddington to Swansea. Today we have seen that those promises were not worth the paper they were written on. The truth is that the Tories simply do not care about the people of Wales. Theresa May was able to find a £1 billion bung for the DUP to enable her to cling on to power, and she found £6 billion for high-speed rail in England, but when it comes to standing by her promises to the people of Wales on rail electrification - well, it's a very different story.Read more
Stephen Kinnock meets with Prisons Minister to raise local community concerns, leaving Minister in no doubt about strength of local feeling
Today (Wednesday 12 July) Aberavon MP Stephen Kinnock met with the Prisons Minister, Sam Gyimah, and senior Ministry of Justice Officials to discuss the proposed prison in Baglan, leaving them in no doubt about the opposition and concerns of the local community.Read more
Local Aberavon MP, Stephen Kinnock, today asked the Secretary of State for Wales to explain why the Baglan Industrial Park has been chosen as the location for the proposed Category C prison.
Stephen Kinnock also asked why he has yet to receive any response to his letter to the Prisons Minister, Sam Gyimah, which was sent well over a month ago (on 23 March).Read more
We need a government that doesn’t treat our industry and communities as an afterthought in Brexit talks
Aberavon MP calls out government indifference to the British steel industry: we need a government that doesn’t treat our industry and communities as an afterthought in Brexit talks.
Commenting on reports that, according to a government document, the British steel industry is to be considered a “low priority industry” for Brexit talks, Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament to Aberavon, home of the Port Talbot steelworks said:Read more
GOVERNMENT’S INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY MENTIONS STEEL JUST ONCE, WHICH SERVES ONLY TO CONFIRM THAT ITS APPROACH TO THE STEEL INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO BE CHARACTERISED BY A TOXIC COMBINATION OF INCOMPETENCE AND INDIFFERENCE
Commenting on the publication of the Government’s Green Paper on Industrial Strategy, Stephen Kinnock, the Member of Parliament for Aberavon said:
“Today I announced the publication of the cross party APPG Steel 2020 report, which provides a blueprint for building a better future for the British steel industry, triggering a modern manufacturing renaissance, and forging a more resilient growth model for the UK economy.Read more
Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament for Aberavon and Chair of the Steel 2020 sub-committee of the All Party Parliamentary Group of Steel and Metal Related Industries, will today (Monday 23 January) publish the APPG's industrial strategy for steel:
Steel 2020: Forging a future for the British steel industry.
Aberavon MP Hails Jobs And Investment Commitments By Tata Steel, But Notes Real Concerns About Proposed Pension Changes
Commenting on the news that steel unions have achieved a commitment from Tata Steel to secure the future of jobs and investment at Port Talbot and across Strip Products UK, Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament for Aberavon said:Read more
With Christmas Looming Large, It Really Is Time To Settle These Issues And End The Uncertainty Over The Future Of Strip Products UK And The Port Talbot Steelworks
Commenting on recent reports about the future of the Port Talbot steelworks and future investment, Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament for Aberavon said:
“Tata Steel should end the uncertainty over the future of Strip Products UK and the Port Talbot steelworks.Read more