Torfaen Constituency Labour Party

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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

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

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: 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

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