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.

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

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

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

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

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

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP backs local shopworkers and opposes Government changes to Sunday trading laws

Nick Thomas-Symonds, MP for Torfaen has attended an Usdaw lobby of Parliament this week to oppose the Government’s proposal to devolve Sunday trading regulations. Usdaw members, who work in retail, … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP speaks out on gynaecological cancer

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP has pledged his support to The Eve Appeal after being moved by the experiences of former parliamentary candidate Sarah Smith, an ovarian cancer sufferer. The Torfaen MP … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local MP Nick Thomas-Symonds and Linda Robson ‘get behind the daffodil’ for Marie Curie this March

Torfaen MP, Nick Thomas-Symonds and actress and presenter Linda Robson have joined forces to ‘get behind the daffodil’ this March and help Marie Curie Nurses provide care and support to … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Torfaen MP pledges support for next generation of scientists

Yesterday in Parliament Nick Thomas-Symonds pledged his support for the next generation of young scientists at an event hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, which was celebrating its 175th … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

MP marks Heritage Chair job with Big Pit visit

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has visited Big Pit in Blaenavon this week, to mark his appointment as the Chair of Parliament’s All-Party Group on Industrial Heritage. Big Pit National Coalmining … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment