Nick Smith MP

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Chill and icy weather has not deterred Labour from hitting the campaign trail to champion the case for a better deal for the people of Wales.

 

The new year in Wales has seen a big push for a Yes vote on extra powers for the Welsh assembly in the important referendum that’ll take place on March 3rd.

Blog: No Cold Feet as Labour Hits Wintry Campaign Trail

Chill and icy weather has not deterred Labour from hitting the campaign trail to champion the case for a better deal for the people of Wales.   The new year... Read more

Wales moved closer to a successful vote on greater lawmaking powers for the Welsh assembly this month with the launch of the Yes for Wales campaign. The question will be: Do you want the assembly now to be able to make laws on all matters in the 20 subject areas it has powers for?

Blog: Yes for Wales

Wales moved closer to a successful vote on greater lawmaking powers for the Welsh assembly this month with the launch of the Yes for Wales campaign. The question will be:... Read more

Tories hoping to fare well in the assembly election next spring will be disappointed by their chancellor's decision to cut capital expenditure plans for Wales. Unsurprisingly, the latest polling shows Welsh voters have reacted badly.

Blog: Wales shortchanged

Tories hoping to fare well in the assembly election next spring will be disappointed by their chancellor's decision to cut capital expenditure plans for Wales. Unsurprisingly, the latest polling shows... Read more

Welsh Labour had a good party conference, is showing leadership at the assembly in Cardiff Bay and squaring up to the ConDems on key issues. However, in some key areas, particularly health inequalities, better policy delivery is needed for the future.

Blog: Are the ConDems Walking Away from Wales

Welsh Labour had a good party conference, is showing leadership at the assembly in Cardiff Bay and squaring up to the ConDems on key issues. However, in some key areas,... Read more

THE MP for Blaenau Gwent has called for drink to be charged at a minimum price of 50p per unit.

Nick Smith said setting a minimum price for alcohol at the same level adopted by the Scottish Government would discourage “drinkers of the high octance gut rot alcohol which wrecks so many lives”.

The UK government is looking at a minimum price of 40p.

Blaenau Gwent MP Calls for Drink Price Rise

THE MP for Blaenau Gwent has called for drink to be charged at a minimum price of 50p per unit. Nick Smith said setting a minimum price for alcohol at... Read more

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