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

Local MP Raises Concerns Regarding Out Of Hours Care

The Vale MP Alun Cairns has raised concerns regarding the recent statement by the local Community Health Council (CHC) which described the out of hours GP service in the Vale of Glamorgan as ‘diabolical’.

Alun Cairns Encouragement For Small Businesses


Alun Cairns MP Vale of Glamorgan is encouraging local businesses to make use of a new investment by HSBC to allocate £400m of a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) fund. The initiative is a reaction to findings from a new study by the bank. The ‘Business of Growth’ report found that 2014 would mark a…Continue reading this article →

MP Celebrates Traders Success


Alun Cairns MP joined members of the High Street Traders Association and Bryan Foley of Barry Community First Responders to celebrate newly qualified operators of the Defibrillator that will be based at Habanas, donated by Barry Rotary. 

Alun Cairns MP Joins St Richard Gwyn School At Sky

Alun Cairns MP Visit - Sky Slkills Studio

Local MP Alun Cairns was put to the test by pupils from St Richard Gwyn RC School in the Sky Newsroom as part of their day at the Sky Skills Studio. The Barry school pupils learned how to research, film, edit, present and broadcast a news item at the Sky Studios in West London. As…Continue reading this article →

FC Barry And Local MP Team Up For 3G Pitch

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Local MP Alun Cairns and footballers from FC Barry are campaigning for a 3G football pitch in the town. Barry is Wales’ largest town but lacks a 3G football pitch that allows football to be played in all weathers. Cowbridge has the benefit of such a facility and there are proposals for one to be…Continue reading this article →