Torfaen Constituency Labour Party

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Women’s Forum AGM

On Saturday the 11th June, Torfaen Labour Women’s Forum met for our AGM, where we nominated and unanimously voted for our Officers. The result: Chair/Treasurer –Kelly Preston Secretary – Caroline Powell … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Torfaen Labour Politicians Firmly Behind The EU “Remain” Campaign

Torfaen Labour’s Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, Lynne Neagle AM and Cllr Anthony Hunt all firmly put their case for the UK to remain in the EU, in a series of “60 … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shadow Employment Minister opens new £80k Bridgend operation

Labour Shadow Minister for Employment and MP for Torfaen, Nick Thomas-Symonds, along with Chris Elmore, MP for Ogmore, today opened a new distribution and training facility that will benefit both … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP Nick Thomas-Symonds pledges support to help create Carer Friendly Communities in Torfaen for Carers Week 2016

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP today pledged his support to carers across Torfaen as part of the national Carers Week 2016 awareness campaign, which runs from 6-12th June. There are 6.5 million … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP pledges support to ‘Dying Matters’ campaign

Nick Thomas-Symonds has assisted the launch of My Perfect Send Off at a Parliamentary event with other MPs and Peers. The campaign is led by SunLife and the Dying Matters … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP attends celebrity-backed event to encourage more people to sign the UK stem cell register

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP is today urging his constituents to back a campaign to boost the number of stem cell and bone marrow donors. Nick Thomas-Symonds, the Labour MP for Torfaen, … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP pledges support for maternity rights

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP has pledged to support the PowertotheBump campaign in a drive to help stamp our maternity discrimination. A shocking 10% of mothers under 25 reported they left their … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP adds his name to kidney cancer awareness pledge

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has signed a pledge to raise awareness of kidney cancer at a parliamentary event this week. This follows news that 232 new cases of the disease … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP champions Mental Health Awareness Week following release of shocking statistics

Nick Thomas-Symonds has attended Torfaen Mind’s Wellbeing Centre relaunch to announce his support for Mental Health Awareness Week after learning that nearly half of UK adults regret not investing more … Continue reading

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP goes purple for World IBD Day

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP ‘went purple’ yesterday in support of those suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Crohn’s and Colitis UK challenged members of the public to ‘go purple’ on World IBD … Continue reading

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP visits employment support centre

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has visited the Jubilee Centre in Pontypool and met staff at Working Links and Torfaen Training. The Shadow Employment Minister praised their dedication and commitment. Working … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nick Thomas-Symonds calls on Government to make Universal Credit work for children

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has called on the Tories to reverse their cuts to Universal Credit, as they are set to drive children in to poverty. Speaking during a parliamentary … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lynne Neagle Re-Elected as Assembly Member for Torfaen

Welsh Labour’s Lynne Neagle secured a decisive victory in the 2016 National Assembly elections, with an impressive 42.4% of the vote.. Lynne has been the AM for Torfaen since the … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Vote Lynne Neagle & Welsh Labour!

You have 3 votes on 5th May. Please vote for your Labour candidates on each paper: Constituency: Vote for “Lynne Neagle“ Regional: Vote for “Labour“ Gwent Police & Crime Commissioner: … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP speaks out on Meningitis Petition

Nick Thomas-Symonds has urged the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation to take into account ‘peace of mind’ for parents when evaluating the proposed changes to the meningitis B vaccine … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shadow Minister for Employment visits Camden school

Shadow Minister for Employment visits Camden school to learn how young people are helping pupils and improving their own job prospects. Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds, Shadow Minister for Employment, today … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Welsh Labour MEP welcomes Obama backing

Today (22nd April 2016) Barack Obama joined the very long list of world leaders and international experts who say the UK, Europe and the world are better and safer with Britain … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP goes the extra mile for Cancer Research UK

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds laced up his trainers and joined the fight against cancer this week by taking part in a mile run for Cancer Research UK. He united with … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment