Fighting cuts in train services

I discussed with Owen Paterson on his recent visit to Chirk the fury that people feel about the decision of Transport for Wales, which is the responsibility of Ken Skates AM and the Welsh Labour government in Cardiff, to cut railway services on the Chester to Shrewsbury line and to renege on the

Increase spending on the NHS

Our Welsh NHS has been run by the Welsh Labour Government in Cardiff for 20 years. We must make sure that the extra £1.2 billion being provided by Boris Johnson’s government is spent on frontline health services in North Wales.

Get Brexit Done

Like the majority of people in Clwyd South, I voted for Brexit. I support the Prime Minister’s great new deal. We must honour the result of the referendum, get Brexit done and move on to tackle the challenges facing our country.

Local Elections on 4th May 2017

The Clwyd South Conservatives have been campaigning hard in a wide variety of wards including ones where the Welsh Conservatives are not incumbents such as Bryn Cefn, Llangollen Rural and the Ceiriog Valley.

HSBC Bank Closures

UPDATE: 29th March 2016

Simon recently spoke at the Welsh Conservative conference in Llangollen, where he brought national attention to the HSBC closures in Chirk and Ruabon.
Simon has also recently sent out another update to all 700 banking survey respondents, informing them of recent developments between himself and HSBC.
In the update, Simon put's forward his analysis of those who returned the banking survey, which highlights to HSBC, the collective concerns such closures will have on our constituency.

Saved: Maternity services at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

A very big thank you to everyone who signed our petition to save consultant-led maternity services at Wrexham Maelor Hospital - your voices have been heard!We are delighted as well that there will be no downgrade of consultant-led maternity services elsewhere in the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board area.Our local campaign, led by Andrew Atkinson, shows that protection of the NHS is the number one priority for people in Clwyd South and elsewhere in Wales.

Restoration of Lodge Bus Service

Simon Baynes (Prospective Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Clwyd South) and local Councillor Paul Rogers are campaigning to re-establish a bus service between Brymbo and Wrexham via Lodge, after Arriva Buses Wales suddenly withdrew the service, leaving our local community without regular and reliable public transport . Many residents of all ages rely on regular services to access employment and healthcare. Simon and Paul both feel that residents in Lodge deserve a better bus service.