Torfaen Constituency Labour Party

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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

AM SPONSORS BLISS EVENT TO LAUNCH REPORT ‘TIME FOR CHANGE’ IN NEONATAL CARE

Lynne Neagle AM has today [7 July 2016] hosted an event with Bliss, who were launching their report “Bliss baby report 2016: time for change,” at the Senedd in Cardiff … 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

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