Ogmore MP’s Work Celebrated by Guide Dogs.

MP for Ogmore, Huw Irranca-Davies, was thanked by national charity, Guide Dogs, for his work in helping change the law to protect guide dogs from attacks by other dogs.   After a long campaign, with the strong personal support of shadow Defra Minister Huw Irranca-Davies and other Members of Parliament, Guide Dogs succeeded in convincing[…]

Ogmore MP Keeps Fingers Crossed for Local School Choir

Huw has sent his best wishes and congratulations to the Ysgol Cynwyd Sant school choir who have reached the final 10 in a Welsh Christmas Carol Competition. Going up against competition from across Wales the choir has now been shortlisted along with ten other school choirs and will perform in the live final. On 19th[…]

Huw Attends Launch of New Debt Advice Centre in Tondu.

Ogmore MP, Huw Irranca-Davies, has attended the launch of a new centre in Tondu which aims to help people in debt. The Christians Against Poverty Centre, based at Tondu Methodist Church on Maesteg Road, offers a free service to people in struggling financial circumstances. The advice centre is also supported by Llansantffraid Church, the Community[…]

Ogmore MP Talks to Local Students about the Importance of Voting

Huw Irranca-Davies, met with a group of thirty Welsh Baccalaureate students from his constituency in Parliament recently. Mr. Irranca-Davies spoke to the students about the importance of using their vote and making their voice heard. The Students, from Maesteg Comprehensive who are studying for their Advanced levels, came to Parliament for a full day of[…]

Ogmore MP Condemns Construction Industry Exploitation

Huw Irranca-Davies, has condemned the exploitation of construction workers by so-called umbrella companies. These companies use an entirely legal but very complex pay structure to pass on to workers the cost of employers’ national insurance and processing pay. In many cases this means workers are losing 25% of their salary as a result of the[…]

Power to People to Change their Lives for the Better, not Reform for the Sake of Reform

Commenting on the recent publication of the Smith Report MP for Ogmore, Huw Irranca-Davies said ‘Despite the scaremongering and doom-filled prophecies of the nationalists this report shows Labour is determined to make good on its vow to the people of Scotland’ ‘But across the rest of Britain people are now asking whether the current arrangements[…]

Huw Supports Local Community Garden.

Ogmore MP, Huw Irranca-Davies, recently visited the Brit Growers ‘Our Garden’ project in Gilfach Goch to open their new community garden shop. The Brit Growers community garden has gone from strength to strength since being established a few years ago. I has transformed the area into one of great beauty and become a real hub[…]

Working Together to Improve Care for those living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a parliamentary reception highlighting the important work of the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS). The reception was an opportunity for patients, clinicians and policy makers to come together to discuss the main issues facing AS patient care in the UK and to celebrate the organisation’s hard work over[…]