Torfaen Constituency Labour Party

Promoted by Mark Ward-Jones on behalf of the Torfaen Constituency Labour Party at 27 Brunel Road, Fairwater, Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 4QT.

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

Torfaen MP marks the first ‘Employability Day’

Shadow Employment Minister Nick Thomas-Symonds MP today attended an event in Newport to mark the inaugural national Employability Day. The event, at the offices of local employment support provider People … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP leads praises for dementia champions

Nick Thomas-Symonds called on Parliament to praise those who care for or work closely with dementia sufferers in a Westminster Hall debate yesterday. Dementia is a huge issue in Torfaen … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP calls for lesser duty rule to be lifted to help steel workers

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has called on the Government to abolish the lesser duty rule in the House of Commons yesterday. A number of countries in the EU are currently … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Assembly In Dissolution: Lynne Neagle Looks Back On Last 5 Years

The National Assembly for Wales is in dissolution.  As the election short campaign begins, Lynne Neagle – the incumbent local AM running for re-election as Torfaen’s Labour candidate – has … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lynne Neagle Responds To Dementia Consultation

Lynne Neagle has written to the Health Minister, responding to the Together for Mental Health consultation, to press calls for a national dementia strategy for Wales. Lynne Neagle first backed … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Vote Leave Punishing Welsh Tourists

Following the confirmation today by Vote Leave that they would like to see the UK out of the European Health Insurance Card scheme DEREK VAUGHAN MEP for Wales said that … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP and Torfaen campaigner unite to raise cancer awareness

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP met with Linda Reardon at a packed event in Parliament on Tuesday 22 March as Pancreatic Cancer UK launched the first ever Patient Charter aimed at making … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nick Thomas-Symonds pledges to raise awareness of screening in Torfaen during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

As April marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Nick Thomas-Symonds MP for Torfaen, is supporting a call by leading research charity Bowel Cancer UK, urging more people in to take part … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP celebrates as Bill to improve access to cancer drugs passes into law

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has said he is ‘thrilled’ to see the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill receive Royal Assent this week. The new Act will improve access to … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Women’s Forum Update

It’s been a busy few months for the Torfaen Constituency Labour Party Women’s Forum. In the run up to Christmas the forum organised a collection of essential toiletries for Torfaen … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen AM Raises Concerns In Senedd Over Varteg Payment Offers

Lynne Neagle AM last week used a question to the Minister for Natural Resources to voice concerns over resident accounts of payments offered to them if the proposed opencast mining … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

MP joins forces with Torfaen local to promote vital training for children with sight loss

Local MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has met with Torfaen resident Peter Jones to learn about the challenges facing children with sight loss at a special event in Parliament. Mr Thomas-Symonds visited … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

100 Days to Go – Find out how you can help keep Wales in the EU‏

Today marks the point at which we will have only 100 days left in which to save Welsh jobs, investment in Wales and Britain’s place in the world.  Therefore, this … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lynne Neagle AM Responds To Latest Varteg Opencast Consultation

The Torfaen AM and campaigner against the plans for opencast mining at Varteg has responded to the latest request for comments before the amended application is considered by Torfaen County … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment