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

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP Parliamentary Report October 2016

The October 2016 Parliamentary from Nick Thomas-Symonds, featuring the latest issues raised by our hard working Member of Parliament: My new role as Shadow Solicitor-General Remembering Aberfan 50 years on – … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reaction from Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement

“This Autumn Statement shows a Government whose economic policies are failing, even on their own terms. The Government’s cuts are hurting people in places like Torfaen, but their decision to … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP supports USDAW’s campaign to protect shopworkers from violence, threats and abuse

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP has joined with the members of the retail union Usdaw to call for an end to abuse in the workplace. As part of the Freedom From Fear … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP In Training for Park Run Charity Run

Torfaen MP, Nick Thomas-Symonds, has begun training for his forthcoming Cwmbran Park Run on 24th December, in aid of Bowel Cancer UK. Nick recently visited Cwmbran and Pontypool Park Runs, … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds urges ‘Get Ready for Winter’

With winter on the way, Nick Thomas-Symonds, Member of Parliament for Torfaen, has today called on his constituents to ensure they are taking advantage of free help and support with … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP says more must be done to tackle assaults on Police Officers

Nick Thomas-Symonds has called on the government to take steps to keep Police Officers safe from attacks after an event in Parliament which highlighted the shocking extent of the problem. … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP Appointed as Shadow Solicitor General

Torfaen MP, Nick Thomas-Symonds, was today named as the Shadow Solicitor General. Speaking on the announcement, Nick issued the following statement: “I am pleased to be Labour’s Shadow Solicitor-General. In … Continue reading

October 9, 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

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

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

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