Aberavon MP Stephen Kinnock has written to the new Minister for Prisons, Rory Stewart OBE MP, urging him to get up to speed on the proposals for a prison in Port Talbot and calling for an urgent meeting to discuss why the land in the Baglan Industrial Park is not suitable for a prison.Read more
The Prime Minister's reshuffle saw the Minister for Prisons at the Ministry of Justice change. Sam Gyimah MP has been replaced by Rory Stewart OBE MP, and I have written to him urging him to get up to speed on the proposals for a prison in Port Talbot and urging a meeting.
You can read my letter below.Read more
I have written to Sam Gyimah MP about the public engagement events he has promised, after his colleague Suzy Davies AM said in a Senedd debate that she had confirmation they have been delayed until the New Year.Read more
At the public meeting the Ministry of Justice officials agreed to feed back the response of the meeting to the Minister and provide answers to questions that could not be answered on the night. I have received the following response from Sam Gyimah:Read more
Covenant Is Final Nail In The Coffin For The Ministry Of Justice’s Plans For A Prison On Baglan Industrial Estate
Stephen Kinnock has hailed a covenant on the land earmarked for a prison, as the ‘final nail in the coffin’ for the Ministry of Justice’s plans. Speaking in the House of Commons, the Aberavon MP called on Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Prisons, to admit that the covenant’s protection of the land for industrial purposes spelt the end of the Government’s controversial plans.Read more
I again attended questions to the Ministry of Justice to raise concerns over plans to build a prison on the Baglan Industrial Estate. On this occasion I asked him about the covenant on the land that states it should not be used ‘other than as an industrial park’ and calling on him to admit that this is the final nail in the coffin for his plans to build a prison in Baglan.Read more
Following on from the public meeting held at the Aberavon Beach Hotel about the proposals to build a prison on land in the Baglan Industrial Park, I have been tabling the following written questions:Read more
I have written to Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Prisons, about the covenant on the land the Ministry of Justice have selected to build a new prison. The covenant states that the land should be used 'as an industrial park'.
You can read my letter below:Read more
You can read below my letter to Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Prisons:Read more