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

Tesco to Consider Post Office Site for Highlight Park, Barry

Highlight Park Post Office

Tesco will consider the viability of operating a Post Office facility from within the store on Sterling Road in Barry after Vale MP Alun Cairns contacted Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis. 

Barry Probus Group Welcomes MP

Barry Probus

Vale MP Alun Cairns spoke at a recent community group at the Three Horseshoes in Moulton, after receiving an invite from the well-established Probus 1 Barry group. 

MP Welcomes Superfast Broadband to Llandow

Llandow Broadband

Vale MP Alun Cairns has welcomed the news that superfast broadband has arrived at Vale Business Park in Llandow after a visit to meet the site operator and businesses. 

£25,000 Cancer Drug Bill an Outrage says Vale MP


Vale MP Alun Cairns has offered his full support to an Ogmore resident after learning the purchase of a lifesaving drug has left the family with an annual bill in excess of £25,000. 

Surf’s Up for Vale MP at Rhoose Lifeguards Open Evening

Rhoose Surf Lifesaving Club

Vale MP Alun Cairns met children of all ages involved in surf lifesaving at a packed training session and open evening held by Rhoose Surf Lifesaving Club at Fontygary. The club has been operating since 1968, and has members from across the Vale of Glamorgan and all age groups. The group regularly competes in competitions across…Continue reading this article →