This week, I met with the Secretary of State for Levelling up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove, to discuss Bridgend’s Levelling Up Fund bids.
I welcome the UK Government’s Homes for Ukraine Scheme, which will allow individuals, charities, community groups and businesses in the UK to bring Ukrainians to safety – including those with no family ties to the UK.
It was fantastic to hear of the success of the Kickstart scheme In Bridgend and Porthcawl. The scheme has been used to provide jobs for young people in the constituency. Across Wales there are 5,000 Kickstart jobs, tackling youth unemployment in Bridgend and across the country.
This week, I met with Citizens Advice and Natwest to discuss their partnership to support financially vulnerable people across the United Kingdom.
At this week’s sitting of the Parliamentary Welsh Affairs Committee, I questioned the First Minister, Mark Drakeford, on his refusal to hold a Wales specific COVID inquiry.
This week, I met with the Royal National Institute of Blind People to discuss their work with major brands to develop new technology for accessible packaging.
I asked the Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, if Britain will show the world that we are willing and ready to retaliate to cyber-attacks on our country.