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

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.

Shampan is Highly Commended in the Tiffin Cup 2014


The Shampan restaurant from Vale of Glamorgan has been Highly Commended in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition. Unfortunately, Shampan wasn’t selected to represent its region in the Grand Final of the Tiffin Cup 2014.

Joint Delegation to First Minister Could be Possible for Improved Financial Settlement


Alun Cairns said that he is encouraged that the leader of the Vale’s Council, Neil Moore is considering joining him in approaching the Assembly’s First Minister to seek a better financial settlement for the Vale of Glamorgan. Until their recent meeting, Coun Moore had refused to join Mr Cairns’ campaign for a better settlement for…Continue reading this article →

MP Delight at Lidl Decision


Local MP Alun Cairns has gained agreement from Lidl Supermarket to secure their car park in Pencoedtre Village, in a bid to prevent problematic ‘joy riders’.