Speeches in Parliament

Huw speaks on the delay in the Meaningful Vote

With the Meaningful Vote being delayed due to Parliament being unwilling to support the deal, Huw spoke in the House of Commons about the need to compromise, to honour the result of the referendum and back a deal which allows a new relationship with the European Union.

MP speaks on Offensive Weapons Bill

The Offensive Weapons Bill debate took place in Parliament this week. The Bill will put into place a wide-ranging set of powers to tackle acid attacks and knife crime as well as minimising the risk of criminals obtaining firearms.

Huw asks what role the BBC can play in promoting local democracy

This week, parliament discussed the role the government can play in preserving local newspapers, amidst news that Johnston Press had gone into administration. The company publishes more than 200 newspapers operating at both the local and national level.

House of Commons Bus Inquiry Opens

In our large rural constituency, bus services are hugely important and I share the concern about reductions in timetables. As a member of the Transport Select Committee, I am pleased we have started our Buses inquiry.

MP asks whether NHS is prepared for coming winter

In this week’s Health Questions, Huw asked the Health Secretary Matt Hancock whether the department had made any assessment of the resilience of the NHS as the winter months approach.

Transport Select Committee: Rail timetable changes

In a Transport Committee session where Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and a number of other ministers from the Transport department were questioned on the timetable changes that led to severe delays for passengers back in May, I asked the ministers whether there should be an independent verif

MP speaks in debate on Breast Cancer

Huw spoke about the future of breast cancer in a debate. He paid tribute to those living with the disease and those caring for them.

Huw Commends Work Coaches

In a lively Commons debate, Huw asked the Employment minister to acknowledge the hard work done by work coaches to help people transform their lives.

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