Jessica Morden

Labour MP for Newport East

News

The news last week that the Celtic Manor is to be the location of Wales’ first International Convention Centre got a little lost in a busy news week.  The announcement came hot on the heels of news that the NATO summit is to be held in Newport next September. The decision about the Convention Centre, which was backed by a Welsh Government pledge to match funding for the initial stage of the project, is a brilliant opportunity for Newport especially as the location was hotly contested by Cardiff.

Your MP writes column 25/11/13

The news last week that the Celtic Manor is to be the location of Wales’ first International Convention Centre got a little lost in a busy news week.  The announcement... Read more

Here's a link to Jessica's speech in the bedroom tax debate.

Speech in Bedroom Tax debate

Here's a link to Jessica's speech in the bedroom tax debate. Read more

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Notice of Scam alert from Neighbourwood Watch: Cloned bank cards

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Hard-working families in Newport East are struggling as they face the greatest cost of living crisis in a generation.

Let's tackle low pay and deal with the cost of living crisis

Hard-working families in Newport East are struggling as they face the greatest cost of living crisis in a generation. Read more

Families in Newport East are facing a cost of living crisis with prices rising faster than wages for 39 out of the last 40 months, more people than ever are working part-time because they can’t get enough hours to work full-time and energy bills having gone up by an average of £300 since David Cameron became Prime Minster.

A tax cut for small businesses will help ease the cost of living crisis for local people

Families in Newport East are facing a cost of living crisis with prices rising faster than wages for 39 out of the last 40 months, more people than ever are working part-time... Read more

Well done to Cllr Omar Ali who yesterday won the Pillgwenlly By-election.  Jessica is proud to have supported Omar and wishes him well.

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Labour's Omar Ali wins Pill By-election

Well done to Cllr Omar Ali who yesterday won the Pillgwenlly By-election.  Jessica is proud to have supported Omar and wishes him well.

Jessica was delighted to open the new storage warehouse at Magor Brewery today.

Opening the new storage warehouse at Magor Brewery

Jessica was delighted to open the new storage warehouse at Magor Brewery today. Read more

Energy prices in Wales are “out of control” according to Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith after he obtained figures showing that average bills across the whole of Wales are increasing by a rate of over £100 a year. 

Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith MP commenting on Energy Prices

Energy prices in Wales are “out of control” according to Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith after he obtained figures showing that average bills across the whole of Wales are increasing... Read more


New figures released today show an explosion in rent arrears across Wales following the introduction of the Tory-led UK Government’s controversial Bedroom Tax.

Bedroom Tax Arrears Soar

New figures released today show an explosion in rent arrears across Wales following the introduction of the Tory-led UK Government’s controversial Bedroom Tax. Read more

Jessica backs Usdaw’s call for shoppers to ‘keep your cool’ and not abuse shopworkers

Freedom From Fear Campaign

Jessica backs Usdaw’s call for shoppers to ‘keep your cool’ and not abuse shopworkers Read more

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