Rail Strike Action to Impact Bridgend

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Rail strike action will take place next week on Tuesday 21st June, Thursday 23rd June, and Saturday 25th June. These strikes will disrupt rail travel across the UK. I strongly condemn the strike action taking place next week.

Passport Service Update

have been in contact with the Minister for Safe and Legal Migration, Kevin Foster MP, to discuss the UK Government’s efforts to improve passport services. I will continue to liaise with Her Majesty’s Passport Office to provide daily updates to those in the constituency who are having trouble with their applications.

Education In Wales Must be Properly Funded

You only get one chance to have a decent education and the Welsh Labour Government is squandering the life chances of our children. Each year, £1,000 less is spent on the education of a child in Wales than that of a child in other parts of the UK.
I have written my thoughts on why the Welsh Government must properly fund Welsh education, ensuring the children of Wales receive the same standard of education as the rest of the United Kingdom.

Pension Credit Day of Action

Today is Pension Credit Day of Action. This campaign aims to help with the challenges some pensioners face with the cost of living. I have recently written to residents in Bridgend and Porthcawl to raise awareness locally and remind constituents to check if they are eligible for this UK Government support.

Painting Unveiled to Show our Gratitude to our NHS Heroes

I was honoured to present this fantastic painting to The Princess of Wales Hospital on behalf of the Bridgend Disabled Veterans Random Act of Kindness Association. This painting expresses our gratitude as a community for the incredible work of our NHS heroes, many of whom made extraordinary sacrifices to ensure they could continue to provide patients with the best care possible throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Support to Tackle the Cost of Living

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I welcome the Chancellor’s announcement of £9 billion of support for households across the UK to help ease growing pressures from the rising cost of living. The UK Government are ensuring every household in the UK receives the support they need to tackle the rising cost of living.

Apply Now for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme

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The UK Government has launched a £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme. Homeowners across Wales can now benefit from £5,000 grants to fit clean heating systems, such as heat pumps.