Weekly Round Up – 12th November

Please find below my latest weekly round up, covering some of my highlights from the past seven days.


  1. Attended community consultation in Cilfynydd over proposed windfarm development.
  2. Speaking to Year 12 and 13 students at Rhydywaun High School with the Senedd’s Education Service.
  3. Visit to Lee Gardens Pool in Penrhiwceiber to find out how the community project has benefited from lottery funding (pictured on a previous visit in May 2018).
  4. Street surgery in Cwmdare with Cllr Ann Crimmings.
  5. Catch up with the Aberdare Business Improvement District (BID) team.


  1. Questioned the Education Minister on how 21st Century Schools funding can be used to improve childcare offers in communities.
  2. Tabled a Statement of Opinion on WHO Cervical Cancer Elimination Day.
  3. At the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee, scrutinised the Minister for Economy and took evidence from animal welfare and farming organisations on the Committee’s priorities for the Senedd term.
  4. Voted to support the latest Coronavirus Regulations, which extends the use of COVID Passes to cinemas, theatres and concert halls to keep communities safe.

Welsh Government

  1. A new £1 million fund is being launched by the Welsh Government to back local businesses offering the goods and services that support the wellbeing of everybody in Wales.
  2. The Welsh Government provided an update on plans for Flexible Voting Pilots.
  3. A consultation on Welsh Government’s draft long-term tobacco control strategy has been launched.
  4. 22 to 26 November will be Wales Climate Week 2021, the culmination of the COP Cymru series of events providing the people of Wales with an important opportunity to engage in conversations about climate change.