Torfaen Constituency Labour Party

Welcome to the official website of the Torfaen Constituency Labour Party. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or require further information. Promoted by David Daniels on behalf of the Torfaen Labour Candidates at 50 Blaen Bran Close, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 1UU

Women’s Forum Update

Coffee Morning The women’s forum held a coffee morning on the 24th of September in aid of the cancer charity MacMillan and raised a great £77.00.  Our star baker Jo Gauden … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP supports ‘Dressing to Impress’

Yesterday Nick Thomas-Symonds met with the team behind the Torfaen ‘Dress to Impress’ scheme to learn more about how it is having a positive impact on local people. Dress to … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Frog Bikes opens new factory in Pontypool

Yesterday on 17th August Frog Bikes, the makers of lightweight children’s bicycles, celebrated the opening of its new factory in South Wales. The Frog team were joined by Nick Thomas-Symonds … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP presents prize at local World Heritage Centre

Yesterday Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds awarded the prize for ‘Best Dressed Teddy’ in Blaenavon. The Teddy Bears’ Picnic event at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre on Sunday featured activities, games and … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP joins waking group to raise awareness

Nick Thomas-Symonds embarked on a trek around Big Pit today with Torfaen ‘Take a Stroll’ to raise awareness of the benefits of walking. The group is co-ordinated by Lynne Mattravers … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP ‘goes green’ to raise awareness of severe birth defect

Nick Thomas-Symonds has pledged his support for Gastroschisis Awareness Day by ‘going green’ in order to spread information about the terrible disease. Gastroschisis is a birth defect of the abdominal … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP speaks out against the use of snares

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP has spoken out against the use of snares during a debate in Parliament. The Torfaen MP spoke in the House of Commons during a debate called by … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP backs call to boost physiotherapy access

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has backed the calls of a national charity to urgently boost access to physiotherapy, to help constituents missing out on vital care, and suffering through this … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Statement on Trident

This evening the House of Commons will vote on a motion on the principle of our Continuous At Sea nuclear deterrence and the replacement of our current Vanguard-Class submarines with … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

TORFAEN AM IS ELECTED AS THE NEW CHAIR OF THE CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE & EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Torfaen’s Assembly Member, Lynne Neagle, is delighted to be elected as the new Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee. Lynne was elected as the Chair following a … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP marks 68th birthday of the NHS in the House of Commons whilst highlighting lung disease deaths

Torfaen MP and Bevan biographer Nick Thomas-Symonds has used parliamentary Health Questions to wish the NHS a happy 68th birthday and praise its creator Aneurin Bevan. Mr Thomas-Symonds made the … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

WLGA Speaks Out On Hate Crime and Racial Abuse

Cllr Bob Wellington CBE, Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council today issued the following statement on behalf of the WLGA:   … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

WLGA Statement On The EU Referendum & Brexit

Cllr Bob Wellington CBE, Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council today issued the following statement on behalf of the WLGA:   … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP Resigns as Shadow Employment Minister

Torfaen MP, Nick Thomas-Symonds, today wrote to the Leader of the Labour Party to tender his resignation as Shadow Employment Minister:

June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen Politicians’ Joint Letter In Support of EU Remain Campaign

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP and Lynne Neagle AM Working together for Torfaen nick.thomassymonds.mp@parliament.uk 01495 740498 lynne.neagle@assembly.wales 01495 740022 Dear local residents, As we know many local people have questions about the … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Over £11,000 Raised By Cllr Mandy Owen During Her Year As Mayor

Former Mayor of Torfaen, Councillor Mandy Owen raised more than £11,000 for charity during her Mayoral year 2014/15. Fundraising activities such as a film screening, charity evenings, and a music … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Four Reasons to Vote REMAIN on June 23rd – Cllr Jessica Powell

There are a million more women than men eligible to vote in the upcoming EU referendum. At the Torfaen Labour Women’s AGM on Saturday 11th June we discussed the ways … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP: Vote Leave are spinning a dangerous fantasy to the people of Wales

Speaking in a parliamentary debate on 16th June on the economic benefits of remaining in the EU, Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds slammed the latest claims from Vote Leave that they … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

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