Local MP Becomes Minister

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Local MP Alun Cairns has been made a Wales Office Minister and a Government Whip by the Prime Minister, making him the first MP from Barry or the Vale to play a part in government since before the days of Sir Raymond Gower in 1951 or Dorothy Rees DBE in 1950. 

Vale MP Completes London Marathon

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Local MP Alun Cairns is the fastest MP in the House of Commons over 26.2 miles. The Vale MP ran the London Marathon last Sunday in aid of Ty Hapus, the Alzheimer’s care unit in Barry and the local branch of Marie Curie Cancer Care. Money raised so far is close to £6000. Alun Cairns…Continue reading this article →

Act to Improve Bus Services – You can help

Packed Bus Meeting

At a public meeting in Barry organised by Alun Cairns MP, Cardiff Bus and First Cymru explained why they had cut our local bus services. In summary, they said that the Welsh Government has cut the central subsidy by 25% and that direct subsidies from the Vale Council for specific routes have also been cut.…Continue reading this article →

Fair Funding for the Vale online petition


The Vale of Glamorgan receives one of the lowest levels of funding from the Welsh Government. Please sign the petition to support the call for a Fair Funding Settlement for the Vale.

Please sign the petition here

Advice surgeries with your local MP

Alun holds regular advice surgeries across the Vale. It is advisable to call 01446 403814 to make an appointment.

Download a pdf of Alun’s advice surgery dates for February – June 2014

Fun in the Sun in Llandow Village Fete


Last Saturday Llandow hosted their annual summer fete in their local village hall. The day was held in glorious sunshine, accompanied by stalls, homemade food, a valuable auction and a raffle. 

Family Fun Day A Great Success


Last Saturday Barry Rugby Football Club hosted their annual Family Fun Day. The event was held in support for ‘Blisse’s Journey’, a charitable group which helps a local young girl called Bliss who suffers from two very rare brain conditions.

Kiddie Winkles


Last week local MP Alun Cairns joined Kiddie Winkles Nursery to help celebrate their sixth birthday party. Kiddie Winkles is a community based children’s nursery based at in Crossways Methodist Church.

Constituents’ Tour of Westminster


Local MP Alun Cairns recently welcomed a coach tour of constituents from Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan to Westminster to Parliament last week. 

Barry Beavers Short Listed

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Vale MP Alun Cairns was pleased at the news that his nomination of Barry Beavers Disabled Swimming Club has been short-listed for the next stage of the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014.