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Employment

Employment

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – With almost half of all Rhondda residents of working age either out of work, furloughed, or claiming support, we need a real solution for the future.

Job security, rights at work, minimum wage, and decent holidays are what most workers want and should be entitled to. I’ll be focusing on 3 main areas going forward to ensure Rhondda workers find work, stay in work, but receive a fair amount of support if times get tough.

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Getting There

Getting There

Most of us have to travel to get to work. For years the Treherbert service has been terrible. Two carriages instead of four. No seats. Filthy toilets. Delays and cancellations. Thanks to Chris’s campaigning, from 2022 brand-new trains will run every 15 minutes,...

Universal Credit

Universal Credit

When the Tories introduced Universal Credit they insisted that nobody would get any money for the first five weeks unless they applied for a loan. Chris has called on the government time and again to abolish this five week window. “People in the Rhondda aren’t looking...

Rhondda Arts Festival

Rhondda Arts Festival

At the last election Chris promised to help set up a Rhondda Arts Festival with Treorchy Comprehensive. True to his word the first Festival was in 2018 and this June thousands came along to the open-air cinema in Treorchy, saw the British Museum’s Japanese dragon,...