Huw praises investment and workforce at Rockwool Pencoed

Huw Irranca-Davies, MP for Ogmore was given an in-depth tour of the Pencoed ROCKWOOL© plant, where he chatted to staff and saw the massive investment in production lines in recent years. He was accompanied by Rory Moss, Managing Director of Rockwool and Production Director, Bob Perry. Huw said: “ROCKWOOL’S investment and product development at Pencoed[…]

Huw supports Breast Cancer Campaign as it launches ‘Spread the word’ campaign

Breast Cancer Campaign has launched its ‘Spread the word’ campaign to highlight that there are still too many people dying from breast cancer in the UK. Huw Irranca-Davies MP has been getting behind the campaign. He said: “There’s been incredible progress towards beating breast cancer over the past 20 years but thousands of people across[…]

Ogmore MP petitions Prime Minister on behalf of Local Primary School

Huw Irranca-Davies, Labour MP for Ogmore, hand-delivered a “Send My Friend to School” petition to 10 Downing Street, signed by pupils from Garth Primary school in Maesteg. The Send My Friend to School campaign aims to get all children into education by 2015. Currently, across the world almost 57 million children are not in education. Mr Irranca-Davies said:[…]

Ogmore MP petitions the Prime Minister to freeze gas and electricity bills

Huw Irranca-Davies, Labour MP for Ogmore, hand-delivered a petition signed by Ogmore residents to 10 Downing Street. Mr Irranca-Davies said: “David Cameron and his Conservative-led government have failed to lead on gas and electricity prices. Hard-working Ogmore constituents are being pushed into fuel poverty due to rising prices and the cost of living crisis.” He[…]

Huw Celebrates Success of Local School

Ogmore MP Huw Irranca-Davies has congratulated the staff, governors and pupils of Maesteg Comprehensive after a glowing report. Estyn inspectors presented the 1,095 pupil school with an overall rating of “excellent” and “good” ratings in both the key criteria of current school performance and prospects for improvements. This news follows last month’s Welsh Government school[…]

Huw celebrates investment into Llynfi Valley

Ogmore MP Huw Irranca-Davies has welcomed the decision by Partspeed to create 50 new jobs at its 40,000 square foot production facility in Maesteg. Established in 1984, Partspeed is expanding from its present 1.8 acre site in Rumney, Cardiff. The Nantyffyllon plant will produce green car parts for both the domestic market and worldwide export,[…]

Huw Irranca-Davies MP Welcomes Digital Workshops

Ogmore MP Huw Irranca-Davies has welcomed steps by Bridgend County Borough Council to create a series of free drop-in ‘digital workshops’ aimed at helping job seekers in need of ICT support. The ‘Digiworks’ will cover the basics of ICT; including using the internet for job searching, managing online claim channels and sending an electronic CV.[…]