Speeches

Opposition Debate on the North Wales Economy

As this motion states, we need to strengthen the performance of the North Wales economy - and regret the historic underfunding of north Wales by the Labour Welsh Government.

Tackling Hate Crime Debate

This is National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017, where hate crime is defined as an offence which is perceived to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards someone based on a personal characteristic.

Supporting People Rally Event

Thank you to both Cymorth Cymru and Community Housing Cymru for inviting me to co-sponsor this campaign rally for the Supporting People Programme – a programme which prevents homelessness and supports over 60,000 marginalised and at risk people in Wales to live independently in their own homes, a

Draft Budget Statement

Of course, in 2010, the UK budget deficit was the worst in the G20, behind only Ireland and Greece in the EU. Though, if we’d sought to increase the deficit faster, we’d have had greater cuts imposed upon us. If we’d sought to reduce the deficit more slowly—sorry, the other way around.

Welsh Conservative Debate on Community Health Councils

The Welsh Government’s White Paper Consultation Document, “Services Fit for the Future” claims to focus “on the principles of enabling and empowering organisations, staff and citizens”.

Debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The European Union Withdrawal Bill, ensures that, so far as possible, the same rules and laws will apply on the day after exit as on the day before providing the maximum possible certainty and continuity to businesses, employees and consumers across the whole UK – that they will not be subject to