Weekly Round Up – 18th February

The Senedd will go into recess next week so my next round up will be published on Friday 4 March. In the meantime, please find below some of my highlights from the past seven days.


  1. Met with Cynon Taf Community Housing Group to discuss their Potential Project.
  2. Changes to the PDG Access Grant mean children in all school years from Reception to Year 11 may now be eligible for support with the cost of school uniforms.


  1. Questioned the First Minister on the roll out of new school curriculum.
  2. Asked about supporting business start ups in Cynon Valley.
  3. Raised access to specialist medical care in the community.
  4. Attended meeting of the Chairs’ Forum which discussed various matters including the working of Senedd committees.

Welsh Government

  1. COVID Passes are no longer required for indoor or outdoor events.
  2. New eye care facilities have been announced which will help cut waiting times.
  3. The short-listed nominees for the St David Awards have been revealed.
  4. A basic income pilot for care leavers in Wales has been announced.