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75th Anniversary of VE Day

Column in the Barry & District News by Alun Cairns MP:

Tomorrow is the 75th anniversary of VE Day, remembering Victory in Europe for the Allied Forces over the Nazi regime and bringing an end to the horrors of World War II.

US Trade Deal Would Boost Welsh Economy

Last December’s general election saw fourteen Conservative MPs elected in Wales. The crumbling of the red wall demonstrated that at our heart, we are a country that embraces enterprise, opportunity and hard work.

Feedback on Re-Opening of Barry Cemetery

Following the announcement that Barry Cemetery would re-open on Monday 4th May, Barry Town Council have assessed the success of the opening in terms of the number of visitors and whether visitors adhered to the rules.

Barry Cemetery Re-Opened

The decision by the local authority to close cemeteries has been an incredibly difficult one and has impacted many families across the Vale of Glamorgan. I have been inundated with requests for cemeteries in the Vale to re-open and following continued communication with Barry Town Council, I am p

Our Teachers & Pupils Need Support

Vale MP Alun Cairns has called on Estyn and the Welsh Government to help schools and teachers with greater clarification on how they should be managing the workload through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Access to Priority Shopping

Column in the Barry & District News by Alun Cairns MP:

Last week a letter was sent out by the NHS to people across Wales who have been identified as being at high risk of severe illness if they contract Covid-19, due to underlying health conditions.

The Importance of Social Distancing

Column in the Barry & District News by Alun Cairns MP:

As we face the biggest health emergency for a generation, it’s been inspiring to see the way the community is coming together to support each other – albeit 2 metres apart!

Major Budget Boost for Wales

In yesterday’s Budget announcement, Wales received a significant cash boost for spending to support key public services like health and education and to keep our economy growing.