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Armed Forces Day 2017

On Monday I was very pleased to attend the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag over Llanelli Town Hall. The flag will be flying all week and over the weekend in celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24th June and Reserves Day on Wednesday 21st June. Armed Forces Day is a great opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate our Servicemen and women, veterans and Forces families and to thank them for all the work they…

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Rainscape protecting against flooding and supporting community projects

  I was delighted on Friday to join representatives from community groups which have benefitted from grants from Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s  Rainscape Scheme. I know the groups will put the money to good use in their projects to benefit the community. I was also pleasantly surprised by the scale and pleasing appearance of the swale in front of Park View Terrace that Dwr Cymru has created as part of the Rainscape scheme. The aim of the scheme is to…

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It is a great privilege to be re-elected as the MP for the Llanelli Constituency. I would like to thank everyone for your support, kind words and frank discussions. I will do my very best to be a strong voice for Llanelli in the UK Parliament, and I look forward to continue working energetically with you on the many challenges that face us, both locally and nationally.

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Job opportunity

I’m advertising for a Caseworker/Communications officer to work in my Llanelli constituency office. All the details are here –>>

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Our election pledges

Welsh Labour is the only party that will stand up for Wales. Last week we launched our five pledges. Here they are: 

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General election on June 8th

I welcome the news that there will be a general election on June 8th. It has been an honour and a privilege to serve as MP for Llanelli since 2005 and I plan on standing again on my record of delivering for local people across the constituency. Here in Wales we know the difference that a Labour Government makes – investment in public services, more and better jobs, and support for local businesses. Over the next few weeks, Welsh Labour…

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Medals for service personnel

    On my recent visit to British Forces in Cyprus, I saw for myself the courage, skill and dedication of the crews involved in fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria as part of Operation Shader. These servicemen and women work night and day to defeat Daesh, and in doing so they protect British citizens from the deadly threat posed by Daesh terrorists. And yet they do not currently qualify for a specific service medal. It is clear that these…

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Goods Shed Consultation

You’re invited! All welcome! Llanelli Railway Goods Shed – information evening – Thursday 6th April in the Lliedi Suite, Selwyn Samuel Centre Please join us tomorrow to see the latest plans for the Railway Goods Shed in Marsh Street – we are making good progress towards putting in the final bids for lottery and other funding to renovate this building for a range of uses – community projects, business start- ups, training and arts activities. We have now obtained planning…

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Together for Carmarthenshire

Pleased to say we have people from all walks of life  in our team of Labour candidates for Carmarthenshire, candidates from industry, private business and public services, all sharing a vision of a better Carmarthenshire, ready to listen to residents’ concerns and provide the best possible value for taxpayers’ money.

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Meeting reservists in Prestatyn

Many thanks to Lt Col Mike Lewin, 102 Battalion REME and all at 119 Recovery Company at Prestatyn for a very interesting and informative visit which gave me a real insight into the highly skilled work you do, and great to hear about your innovative scheme with job seekers. Thanks, too, to my friend and colleague Ann Jones AM for alerting me to the impact that losing the army reservist base at Prestatyn would have on the local area. But…

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