YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

4:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE have suffered a dramatic fall in their living standards since the recession with power, food and fuel bills rising while wages have been held down.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

IT'S impossible to predict how we would each respond in an emergency. While we might like to think we’d stay calm and know exactly what to do, when faced with someone who’s ill or injured and needs help, many of us don’t feel confident enough to act.

YOUR AM WRITES: Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies

South Wales Argus: ALUN DAVIES AM FOR BLAENAU GWENT (7742702)

4:07pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A WEEK ago we were anxiously and excitedly looking forward to the arrival of President Obama, the first visit of a serving American President to Wales, leading the largest ever group of world leaders to visit the country.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Mohammad Asghar

South Wales Argus: MOHAMMAD ASGHAR (8489748)

4:12pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

HUGE congratulations are due to everyone involved with Team Wales at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

YOUR AM WRITES: Nick Ramsay, AM for Monmouth

5:25pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

M4 COMMUTERS can’t have helped but notice the motorway warning signs and miles of security fencing paving the way for the NATO summit.

YOUR AM WRITES: Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle

4:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

I'VE spoken out on various aspects of the UK Government’s welfare reform agenda in the past, but I’m really worried about plans that will see newly unemployed workers face a minimum five-week wait before they receive any financial help.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

4:11pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

COMMEMORATIONS were held across Newport and across Wales recently to mark the start of the First World War.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport East AM John Griffiths

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JOHN GRIFFITHS ENVIRONMENT MINISTER 
NEW PORTRAITS (3371794)

2:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE worrying trend of UK Coalition Government attacks on the trade union movement continues.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM William Graham

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark   Reporter-David  20-04-11
BMA Assembly elections hustings
William Graham (1307859)

11:55am Tuesday 19th August 2014

IN 2010 it was estimated that the Ryder Cup boosted the Welsh economy by more than £82m. The 2012 NATO Conference at Chicago saw £133m spent in the local economy, together with the generation of over 2,000 jobs.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

South Wales Argus: SubmittedLindsay Whittle (889033)

5:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

NEW M4 DECISION

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

6:19pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ON THE last day of the Assembly term, Edwina Hart, the Transport Minister, dropped a bombshell - the Welsh Government is going ahead with plans to build the M4 relief road.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Mohammad Ashgar

South Wales Argus: (9003038)

3:36pm Thursday 7th August 2014

WELSH Conservatives have continually called for an inquiry into the standard of care in the Welsh NHS, similar to the inquiry undertaken by Sir Bruce Keogh in England.

YOUR AM WRITES: Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies

South Wales Argus: ALUN DAVIES AM FOR BLAENAU GWENT (7742702)

4:41pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

This week marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

YOUR AM WRITES: Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay

4:06pm Thursday 31st July 2014

“THE Moon’s a Balloon” - David Niven fans will instantly recognise the title of the dashing actor’s 1972 autobiography.

YOUR AM WRITES: Lynne Neagle AM

4:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AS THE Argus recently reported, I’ve persuaded colleagues on the Assembly’s Health and Social Care Committee to undertake a full-scale inquiry into ‘legal highs’ - or new psychoactive substances, as they are formally known.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

4:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Summer is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the many exciting things to see and do in Newport.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport East AM John Griffiths

South Wales Argus: YOUR AM WRITES: Newport East AM John Griffiths

4:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

OVER the last few months, many of us in Wales have noticed the increasing UK Coalition Government attacks on the NHS in Wales. These political attacks detract from the hard work of doctors and nurses across Wales whose efforts we all rely on, and cynically attempt to create harmful anxiety and division.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM William Graham

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark   Reporter-David  20-04-11
BMA Assembly elections hustings
William Graham (1307859)

4:32pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ANOTHER series of traffic queues stretching beyond junctions 24 and 28, prompted me to make a further request for a statement on the M4 Relief Road.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

South Wales Argus: SubmittedLindsay Whittle (889033)

4:21pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PLAID Cymru led a debate in the Senedd about public service and the importance of governance and delivery.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM, Jocelyn Davies

South Wales Argus: (7921537)

5:13pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

LAST week I gave up tickets I had to Monty Python Live to go to the Assembly debate on the Housing Bill.

YOUR MP WRITES: Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith

South Wales Argus: YOUR MP WRITES: Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith

4:12pm Monday 7th July 2014

Although the summer is now well and truly upon us there is still plenty to talk about in Parliament, with several of my consumer campaigns coming into national focus of late.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Mohammad Asghar

South Wales Argus: (7792998)

4:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

LAST month it became a criminal offence in England and Wales to force people into marriage, punishable by up to seven years in prison.

YOUR AM WRITES: Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies

South Wales Argus: MM 14.7.11 STORY NAT C
ALUN DAVIES AM THE DEPUTY MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE FOOD FISHERIES AND EUROPEAN PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED A MAJOR PROJECT TO REGENERATE  PILL , PICTURED 
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4:09pm Monday 30th June 2014

IT’S been a busy few weeks at the Senedd, with a host of new initiatives being announced to help stimulate employment, improve our health service and continue to support our servicemen and women here in Wales.

YOUR AM WRITES: Islwyn AM Gwyn Price

4:12pm Thursday 26th June 2014

We should always be proud of the National Health service and the tremendous work done by thousands of staff across Wales. This means recognising and celebrating progress when we see it.

YOUR AM WRITES: Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle

4:38pm Thursday 19th June 2014

ALTHOUGH I knew there had been a lot of interest in advance of the ‘Funding Advice Day’ I held at the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran earlier this month, it was still quite a shock to see people queuing down the stairs to the venue when I arrived.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

South Wales Argus: YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

5:41pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

THIS year’s Big Splash festival proved, once again, to be a huge success with thousands enjoying the spectacular weekend and the exciting activities and events that it had to offer.

YOUR MP WRITES: Torfaen MP Paul Murphy

South Wales Argus: MP Paul Murphy (2995836)

4:40pm Monday 16th June 2014

SHE told them so! Well done to Newport East MP Jessica Morden for being proved right, after she warned about the consequences of cuts to the passport service. Now we see a nationwide application backlog, as overstretched staff try to cope with the consequences of Tory cuts and incompetence.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport East AM John Griffiths

South Wales Argus: MM 11.7.11 STORY D DEANS 
JOHN GRIFFITHS ENVIRONMENT MINISTER 
NEW PORTRAITS (3371794)

4:10pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Two very different annual events took place last weekend, both of which are important to me.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM William Graham

4:40pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

SPORTS fans are going to enjoy a spectacular summer with events ranging from the Wales rugby tour of South Africa, the Commonwealth Games, the cricket test series against Sri Lanka and India the World Cup and the UEFA Super Cup (to be played in Cardiff); together with regular annual events such as Wimbledon, the Open golf tournaments and Royal Ascot.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

South Wales Argus: SubmittedLindsay Whittle (889033)

4:02pm Thursday 5th June 2014

THE Argus has been at the forefront of an excellent campaign to have heart defibrillators provided in every school in the Gwent and Rhymney Valley areas in memory of 15-year-old Jack Thomas from Oakdale.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

5:43pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

WITH a concessionary bus pass, eligible people with disabilities can travel on local buses in Wales for free.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM, Mohammad Asghar

4:11pm Thursday 29th May 2014

It may seem strange to some that I, a Moslem, should support pubs in Wales.

YOUR AM WRITES: Blaenau Gwent AM, Alun Davies

South Wales Argus: MM 14.7.11 STORY NAT C
ALUN DAVIES AM THE DEPUTY MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE FOOD FISHERIES AND EUROPEAN PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED A MAJOR PROJECT TO REGENERATE  PILL , PICTURED 
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3:58pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

South East Wales Conservative AM Mohammed Asghar sparked outrage among members during a speech he made at the Senedd earlier this week when he hit out at the constituency he too represents.

YOUR AM WRITES: Monmouth AM, Nick Ramsay

South Wales Argus: ASSEMBLY ROW: Nick Ramsay AM

4:09pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Former U.S President Ronald Reagan once said “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We don't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.”

YOUR MP: David Davies MP for Monmouth

South Wales Argus: YOUR MP: David Davies MP for Monmouth

4:03pm Monday 19th May 2014

David Davies MP for Monmouth

YOUR AM WRITES: Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle

South Wales Argus: SubmuttedLYNNE NEAGLE (1290467)

4:52pm Thursday 15th May 2014

I RAISED the provision of local bus services directly with the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, during questions in the Assembly earlier this month.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM, William Graham

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark   Reporter-David  20-04-11
BMA Assembly elections hustings
William Graham (1307859)

4:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

AS CHAIRMAN of the Assembly enterprise and business committee, I am pleased the committee is undertaking a consultation on tourism in Wales.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

4:02pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

I love my dog and would be devastated if I ever lost her. I’m sure those reading who have pets of their own can empathise.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Mohammad Asghar

6:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Cuts in funding for bus services will make it harder for people all over Wales to go about their daily lives and will lead to job losses.

YOUR AM WRITES: Gwyn Price, AM for Islwyn

4:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

OVER the next month or so you will all hear more and more about the European Union.

YOUR AM WRITES: Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay

4:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

It seems the political silly season has started earlier than usual this year with the re-emergence of old calls to rebrand the Assembly as the Welsh Parliament - and we wonder why the public are disillusioned with politics!

YOUR AM WRITES: Lynne Neagle, AM for Torfaen

South Wales Argus: SubmuttedLYNNE NEAGLE (1290467)

4:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AWAY from the cut and thrust of party politics and set piece debates, in the Assembly it’s often at committee level where you really get to drill down into the detail of some really important and often very topical issues.

YOUR AM WRITES: Rosemary Butler AM for Newport West

4:02pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE Welsh Government is making good progress with the Welsh economy, with the unemployment rate dropping and staying below the UK average.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

4:02pm Thursday 27th March 2014

DURING a debate in the Senedd last week I talked about the importance of employers in the public sector being encouraged by the Welsh Government to offer people with disability more job opportunities.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

4:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

I have been seriously worried about the use of exploitative zero-hours contracts for domiciliary care workers who care for elderly and vulnerable people for sometime.

YOUR MP WRITES: Torfaen MP Paul Murphy

South Wales Argus: MP Paul Murphy (2995836)

4:04pm Monday 24th March 2014

The Welsh Day Debate, held on or around St. David's Day, is a chance for Welsh MPs to raise issues important to our constituencies on the floor of the House of Commons. The debate is often far removed from the noise and bluster of Prime Ministers Questions, which increasingly frustrates me as much as I think it does my constituents.

YOUR MP WRITES: Islwyn MP Chris Evans

South Wales Argus: Islwyn MP visits reopened Cwmcarn High School

4:53pm Monday 17th March 2014

As we mark 100 years since the First World War, communities across Islwyn will come together to remember all of those that lost their lives in this terrible conflict.

YOUR AM WRITES: Islwyn AM Gwyn Price

South Wales Argus: Islwyn AM Gwyn Price in his Assembly office in Cardiff (4135097)

4:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

EVERY so often I am invited to attend events that really pull on the heart strings.

YOUR AM WRITES: Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay

4:02pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

“A week is a long time in politics” a former Prime Minister once famously told the waiting media. I certainly agree.

YOUR AM WRITES: Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle

South Wales Argus: (4412398)

4:03pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Having used this column previously to highlight some of the important issues around dementia diagnosis rates, as well as the really fantastic work the Alzheimer’s Society do across the country to support those affected, I was really pleased to be invited to the launch of their new Dementia Friends scheme at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff recently.






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