Nick Smith MP

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ImageVaultHandler_aspx.jpgNick Smith MP has called for a new deal for the Valleys to revive our economy after the decimation caused by the loss of industry in the eighties.

 

In a Parliamentary debate on coalfield communities, the Blaenau Gwent MP said the Tory destruction of the mining industry had for decades crippled areas such as South Wales.

Valleys still hurting three decades after strikes

Nick Smith MP has called for a new deal for the Valleys to revive our economy after the decimation caused by the loss of industry in the eighties.   In... Read more

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Nick Smith MP has attacked the Government’s failure to protect the Rugby World Cup from touts as secondary ticket prices shoot through the roof.

“Parasitic profiteering” caused by Government ignorance

Nick Smith MP has attacked the Government’s failure to protect the Rugby World Cup from touts as secondary ticket prices shoot through the roof. Read more

Nick Smith MP has called on the Government to deliver for Blaenau Gwent after they admitted electrification of the Valleys lines was a “vital investment”.

The Blaenau Gwent MP has pressed new Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb on whether the delays in agreement on funding the project will result in spiralling costs.

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Electrification deal must be delivered soon

Nick Smith MP has called on the Government to deliver for Blaenau Gwent after they admitted electrification of the Valleys lines was a “vital investment”. The Blaenau Gwent MP has... Read more

Nick Smith MP has praised the good work of all those involved in the premiere of a hard-hitting documentary on life during the miners’ strikes after its gala screening in Blaenau Gwent.

The MP was one of the audience for ‘Still The Enemy Within' at the Market Hall Cinema in Brynmawr.

Welcoming miners' strike documentary to Blaenau Gwent

Nick Smith MP has praised the good work of all those involved in the premiere of a hard-hitting documentary on life during the miners’ strikes after its gala screening in... Read more

Nick Smith MP is backing Cancer Research UK’s ‘We will beat cancer sooner’ campaign to stub out cancer across the borough for generations to come.

The latest Cancer Research UK figures revealed the Aneurin Bevan Health Board area diagnoses 3,385 cases every year, with 1,611 people dying as a result of cancer.

Backing the fight against cancer

Nick Smith MP is backing Cancer Research UK’s ‘We will beat cancer sooner’ campaign to stub out cancer across the borough for generations to come. The latest Cancer Research UK... Read more

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Nick Smith MP wants buses to take the worry out of journeys for blind people as he backed an announcement scheme at Labour Party Conference.

The Blaenau Gwent MP got a chance to experience for himself why people with sight loss need audio-visual announcements (AV) on buses, through playing a memory game.

Calling for an end to “game of chance” bus service for blind people

Nick Smith MP wants buses to take the worry out of journeys for blind people as he backed an announcement scheme at Labour Party Conference. The Blaenau Gwent MP got... Read more

Nick Smith MP has said two Abertillery care home managers had betrayed the trust of local families.

The registered manager of Grosvenor Nursing Home in Abertillery, Susan Reynolds, and registered nurse and deputy manager Heather Hayward were struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council on Wednesday, October 1, after being found guilty of more than 20 counts of misconduct and impairment.

“Shocking failings” cause untold care home pain for families

Nick Smith MP has said two Abertillery care home managers had betrayed the trust of local families. The registered manager of Grosvenor Nursing Home in Abertillery, Susan Reynolds, and registered nurse... Read more

Nick Smith MP has welcomed news that scam mail could be consigned to the rubbish heap thanks to posties getting the power.

The Blaenau Gwent MP has been campaigning on the doorsteps of the borough as part of Age Cyrmu’s efforts to protect vulnerable members of society from fraudsters.

Nick Smith MP backs new powers for posties in fight against scammers

Nick Smith MP has welcomed news that scam mail could be consigned to the rubbish heap thanks to posties getting the power. The Blaenau Gwent MP has been campaigning on... Read more

Nick Smith MP has welcomed the rollout of a Labour Welsh Government scheme to get pupils in Blaenau Gwent to achieve their potential.

The Blaenau Gwent MP joined Education Minister Huw Lewis, school leaders and civic figures to welcome Schools Challenge Cymru at Tredegar Comprehensive School.

Blaenau Gwent Schools up to the challenge, says MP

Nick Smith MP has welcomed the rollout of a Labour Welsh Government scheme to get pupils in Blaenau Gwent to achieve their potential. The Blaenau Gwent MP joined Education Minister... Read more

Nick Smith MP has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day.

The theme of wear it pink this year is to ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research.

On Friday 24 October Breast Cancer Campaign is hoping people across the country will come together to find fun and stylish ways to wear pink in the office, at home or at school.

Nick Smith MP shows his support in the fight against breast cancer

Nick Smith MP has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day. The theme of wear it pink this... Read more

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