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

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BMA Assembly elections hustings
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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

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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

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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
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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.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

2:54pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

MANY of Newport’s Post Offices are going through a modernisation process, and I would encourage constituents to take part in a consultation to move the Bridge Street Post Office to a new branch located in Sovereign Arcade, Kingsway Centre.

YOUR AM WRITES: William Graham, South Wales East AM

12:41pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE IMPACT OF THE NHS SOUTH WALES PROGRAMME IN OUR REGION

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

South Wales Argus: SubmittedLindsay Whittle (889033)

4:03pm Thursday 20th February 2014

DURING debates at the Senedd on the Welsh Government’s new Social Services and Wellbeing bill, I was delighted that the Deputy Minister accepted my key amendment on advocacy services.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

South Wales Argus: SHUTTLE SERVICE: Jocelyn Davies

4:04pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

READERS may know that I have raised the issue of illegal money lending and the growing problem of pay-day lenders.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Mohammad Asghar

South Wales Argus: (3964853)

4:15pm Thursday 13th February 2014

RUGBY Union enjoys a unique place in the culture and in the economy of Wales.

YOUR AM WRITES: Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies

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4:03pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

THERE are a number of businesses in my constituency doing so much in the community, it’s time to recognise their achievements.

YOUR AM WRITES: Gwyn Price AM for Islwyn

4:02pm Thursday 6th February 2014

I hope you all had a good Christmas and are all enjoying the start of 2014.

YOUR AM WRITES: Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay

4:34pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

So the Williams Commission Report on local governance is finally public and has, as suspected, recommended halving the number of local authorities in Wales with a merger of Newport and Monmouthshire on the cards.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

South Wales Argus: MADE A DAME: Newport West AM and presiding officer of the National Assembly for Wales Rosemary Butler

4:44pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Many took to the streets of Newport a few weeks ago to see the demolition of the Capitol car park.

YOUR AM WRITES: John Griffiths AM for Newport East

South Wales Argus: (3587045)

4:09pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Newport has gone through difficult times in recent years, but there are many reasons to look forward in 2014.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM William Graham

4:04pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

M4 – A vulnerable Motorway

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM, Lindsay Whittle

South Wales Argus: SubmittedLindsay Whittle (889033)

4:03pm Thursday 16th January 2014

PLAID Cymru has put forward proposals to recruit 1,000 extra doctors because the Welsh NHS is facing a staffing crisis.

YOUR AM WRITES: Mohammad Asghar, AM for South Wales East

4:03pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

It is that time of year when many people are counting the cost of post-Christmas celebrations. After the festivities die down, many people are faced with larger than normal bills and debts that add increased pressure to already tight budgets.

YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Jocelyn Davies

4:03pm Thursday 9th January 2014

CHRISTMAS is always a time when we think of family and loved ones. For many families though, the recent festive period would have been particularly sad with in absence of a loved one.






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