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.
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 →
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 →
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Alun holds regular advice surgeries across the Vale. It is advisable to call 01446 403814 to make an appointment.
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A number of local residents and Vale MP Alun Cairns have criticised the new Eastern Promenade scheme on Barry Island after a visit to the site revealed that access for wheelchair and mobility scooters is severely limited – with only steps and steep inclines proving access to the site.
Vale MP Alun Cairns joined children and parents for breakfast with Santa and the opening of the Christmas Tree festival at St Mary’s church in Barry.
Vale MP Alun Cairns has welcomed news that lorry movements from nearby quarries to the cement works at Aberthaw will be timed to avoid primary school opening and closing times. Primary schools in Wick and St Brides Major will benefit following a meeting with Mr Cairns, Lafarge Cement and contractors.
Vale MP Alun Cairns welcomed a group of neighbours from Rhoose to Westminster for a tour of Parliament during a trip to London.
Vale MP Alun Cairns has welcomed the news that superfast broadband has arrived in the village of Wick.