Jessica Morden

Labour MP for Newport East

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From Ed Miliband: the betrayal of young voters is a disaster for democracy.

National Voter Registration Day

From Ed Miliband: the betrayal of young voters is a disaster for democracy. Read more

2015ypte.jpgI first met the Young People's Trust for the Environment through Castle Park School in Caldicot who have been the well deserved winners and runners up in the Green School Awards run by the Trust.

Launch of Young People's Trust for the Environment website

I first met the Young People's Trust for the Environment through Castle Park School in Caldicot who have been the well deserved winners and runners up in the Green School... Read more

carbonmonoxide.jpgNew research from the Carbon Monoxide – Be Alarmed! campaign has found that 16.4 million households in the UK could be at risk of poisoning they don’t have an alarm in their home which will warn them of the poisonous gas.

 

Carbon Monoxide - Be Alarmed!

New research from the Carbon Monoxide – Be Alarmed! campaign has found that 16.4 million households in the UK could be at risk of poisoning they don’t have an alarm... Read more

holocaustmemorialcrop.jpgToday is Holocaust Memorial Day and locally a memorial service is being held at Newport Cathedral. It’s a day to remember the millions killed in the Holocaust and mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.  

Holocaust Memorial Day

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day and locally a memorial service is being held at Newport Cathedral. It’s a day to remember the millions killed in the Holocaust and mark the... Read more

Magor Action Group on Rail have this week launched a crowdfunder appeal to help pay for a feasibility study for a new Magor walkway station.  I fully support the campaign and congratulations to the group who have put so much enthusiasm and hard work into this project already.

 

Magor Railway Station appeal launched

Magor Action Group on Rail have this week launched a crowdfunder appeal to help pay for a feasibility study for a new Magor walkway station.  I fully support the campaign... Read more

Last week the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants in Newport East fell to 1,752.

This is certainly welcome, but came in a week where we also learned that only one in five of those who have had their benefits taken away are known to have found work.

Your MP Writes Column - South Wales Argus

Last week the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants in Newport East fell to 1,752. This is certainly welcome, but came in a week where we also learned that only one... Read more

jess_tainted_blood_article_cropped_edit.jpgI spoke today in the Contaminated Blood debate.  A copy of the speech is below.

Contaminated Blood Debate

I spoke today in the Contaminated Blood debate.  A copy of the speech is below. Read more

018-comm_steel.jpgYesterday I had the chance to speak in the debate on UK Steel called by the Labour Party. I have copied my speech below and also a link to the full debate for those who would like to read it.

Standing up for Steel in House of Commons

Yesterday I had the chance to speak in the debate on UK Steel called by the Labour Party. I have copied my speech below and also a link to the... Read more

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It was good to meet up with Rob Edwards from Community Union on Monday ahead of Wednesday's debate in the House of Commons on steel issues.  I hope to be chosen to speak by the House of Commons Speaker in the debate, so I wanted to hear from Community about the issues affecting workers in Newport East, and Wales.

 

 

Meeting with Community Union

It was good to meet up with Rob Edwards from Community Union on Monday ahead of Wednesday's debate in the House of Commons on steel issues.  I hope to be chosen to...

Article dated 7th January 2015.  Commenting on the Prime Minister's attack today on the Welsh NHS, Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, said:“It says it all about this Prime Minister that instead of trying to fix the crisis in the English NHS, he runs to the media studios to attack Wales.

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales article about Prime Minister's attacks on Welsh NHS

Article dated 7th January 2015.  Commenting on the Prime Minister's attack today on the Welsh NHS, Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, said:“It says it all about this... Read more

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