Westminster News

Chancellor Announces £350m for Welsh Public Services

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has today announced that Wales will receive an additional £350 million to help bolster the NHS and other public services during the Coronavirus pandemic. This brings the total pledged to Wales in response to the pandemic to nearly £2 billion.

Backing Dairy Farmers During the Covid-19 Crisis

Along with other Welsh MPs, I've written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice MP to ask him to intervene and support dairy farmers struggling during Covid-19 crisis.

£750m Coronavirus Funding for Charities

Charities are playing a vital role in Clwyd South through the current Coronavirus crisis. Yesterday the Chancellor announced a package of support for the charity sector including:

Welsh Conservative MPs Hold 'Work From Home' Zoom Call

Welsh Conservative MPs this morning held their first Zoom call as a parliamentary group to catch up and update each other and the Secretary of State, Simon Hart on the work going on in their constituencies to tackle COVID-19.


Welcoming £330bn of Support to Protect Businesses

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced £330 billion of government backed loan and credit today, with the Treasury prepared to do more if this is not sufficient. Here are some of the details:

• Mortgage lenders will offer 3 month mortgage holiday.

Supporting Cadbury's in Clwyd South

Great to support Mondelez who own Cadbury’s and other brands at a reception in Parliament today. Their factory in Chirk in Clwyd South is the first part of their chocolate making process in the UK.

Thanking Serving Armed Forces Members

A pleasure to meet Lt. Col. Ged Murphy today, who is Commanding Officer of the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Welsh, at a reception in the House of Commons for all the Welsh regiments.