Jessica Morden

Labour MP for Newport East

News

Whatever claims David Cameron is trying to make about the Queen’s Speech he can’t hide from the truth. The record of his Tory Government is one of undermining social justice and standing up for the wrong people and this Queen’s Speech showed no sign of a different approach.

The Queen's Speech - Labour reaction

Whatever claims David Cameron is trying to make about the Queen’s Speech he can’t hide from the truth. The record of his Tory Government is one of undermining social justice... Read more

I joined Labour calls that cuts to the Universal Credit work allowance should be reversed and that the Tory Government should look again at the impact Universal Credit is set to have on children given the huge cuts to its budget.

Calling on the Government to reverse Universal Credits

I joined Labour calls that cuts to the Universal Credit work allowance should be reversed and that the Tory Government should look again at the impact Universal Credit is set to... Read more

2016-5-9_bis_debate.jpgOn Monday I called on the Government to value and protect civil service jobs in Newport. Speaking during a debate this week on the Government’s commitment to move civil service posts out of London I was pleased to highlight the importance of moving posts to Newport. 

The debate was called following the Government’s decision to close its Sheffield policy office and move 247 posts to London. A link to the debate is here.

In Parliament

On Monday I called on the Government to value and protect civil service jobs in Newport. Speaking during a debate this week on the Government’s commitment to move civil service... Read more

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Thank you to all those who voted Labour on May 7th. I am delighted that John Griffiths and Jayne Bryant were elected in Newport East and West respectively.

Jessica welcomes Labour wins

Thank you to all those who voted Labour on May 7th. I am delighted that John Griffiths and Jayne Bryant were elected in Newport East and West respectively. Read more

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It's polling day! Polls are open from 7am to 10pm today - you don't need your ID or polling card to vote, just turn up. Voting only takes a minute, but your vote could make a big difference.

Polling Day today

It's polling day! Polls are open from 7am to 10pm today - you don't need your ID or polling card to vote, just turn up. Voting only takes a minute,...

After months of campaigning by the Labour Party and trade unions the Government finally made key concessions on the Trade Union Bill. Before Labour MPs could vote against the Bill, the Government announced they would accept the compromises proposed by the House of Lords.

Trade Union Bill update

After months of campaigning by the Labour Party and trade unions the Government finally made key concessions on the Trade Union Bill. Before Labour MPs could vote against the Bill,... Read more

dtw.jpgOn Monday 18th April I attended a cross-party event in Parliament to support the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign which is seeking to change the law to provide additional employment protection for terminally ill workers.

Backing the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign to protect terminally ill workers

On Monday 18th April I attended a cross-party event in Parliament to support the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign which is seeking to change the law to provide additional employment... Read more

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Yesterday the Speaker of the House of Commons agreed to a request from Labour MPs for an emergency debate on steel. Here is my contribution:

Emergency Steel Debate 12th April

Yesterday the Speaker of the House of Commons agreed to a request from Labour MPs for an emergency debate on steel. Here is my contribution: Read more

On Monday the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills made a statement to Parliament about the UK Steel Industry. MPs then had the opportunity to question him.  Here is my question.

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Steel Statement 11th April

On Monday the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills made a statement to Parliament about the UK Steel Industry. MPs then had the opportunity to question him.  Here...

2016-4-12_contaminated_blood_debate.jpgI spoke today in the Contaminated Blood debate.  A copy of the speech is below and here is a link to the whole debate.

Contaminated Blood debate 12th April 2016

I spoke today in the Contaminated Blood debate.  A copy of the speech is below and here is a link to the whole debate. Read more

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