Weekly Round Up – 14th January 2022

Please find below my first weekly round up of 2022. As always, if I can ever be of assistance to any residents of Cynon Valley, just get in touch by emailing me at [email protected] or by telephoning by Aberdare office on 01685 881388.


  1. Met with Dandara to discuss affordable housing.
  2. Updated residents of Denbeigh Court, Hirwaun on the successful resolution of my campaign to get their estate adopted.


  1. Raised changes to cervical screening intervals with the First Minister.
  2. Paid tribute to Ron Jones, who was born in Cwmaman and became one of Wales’s greatest athletes.
  3. Chaired a meeting of the Cross-Party Group on Co-operatives and Mutuals that discussed co-operative and community housing.

Welsh Government

  1. The First Minister announced changes to Coronavirus regulations as case numbers decreased.
  2. Welsh Government has published details of how it will help people in arrears pay their rent.
  3. There was an update on the continuing success of the Welsh Government’s vaccination strategy.
  4. Additional support for the cultural sector has been announced.
  5. The First Minister has announced the appointment of Rocio Cifuentes as the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales.