Parliament will be dissolved on Thursday 30 May until the General Election. At this point there will be no Members of Parliament. Any reference to me being a Member of Parliament on this website will be historical. I am the Labour candidate for the Rhondda and Ogmore constituency.

Banking Hub for Rhondda

Banking Hub for Rhondda

  Labour will stop the decline of the great British high street and bring much-needed banking services back to communities in the Rhondda. Labour has announced it will accelerate the rollout of ‘banking hubs’ which help people deposit and take out cash as well as...
Acquired Brain Injury Bill

Acquired Brain Injury Bill

My Acquired Brain Injury Bill will receive its Second reading on Friday 3rd December. The Bill commits the government to prepare and publish a strategy to meet the needs of children and adults with an ABI. Acquired Brain Injury is a leading cause of death and...
Section 19 Statement

Section 19 Statement

We would like to thank Rhondda Cynon Taf Council for their thorough investigations and robust action following the flooding events of February 2020. The much anticipated section 19 report, conducted to ascertain the cause of the flooding, confirms what we have...
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,...