Penally Training Camp

Further to my original update, I have spoken to the Home Secretary to seek further clarification regarding plans to house asylum seekers at Penally Training Camp.

A note on press coverage

Boris is back, in the words of his own father having ‘nearly taken one for the team’

Welsh Bard Max Boyce had his own take on it too “I prayed last week for Boris as he knocked on heaven’s door, and I thought of voting Tory, which I’ve never done before”.


Covid-19 – update, please share widely if you can.


I am deeply conscious that the current situation is very worrying for many local people and businesses, especially those dependent on hospitality and tourism.

COVID-19: UK moves to next phase

Quite a few people are contacting me to clarify information around COVID 19. This is a changing situation, but I hope the attached information is helpful. In the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Scientific Officer, we have two world-leading advisers.

Budget 2020 #DeliveringforWales

Today the Chancellor announced the first Budget of a new government, the first of a new decade, and the first since the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Health Board opens Coronavirus Testing Units

Hywel Dda University Health Board has opened two Coronavirus Testing Units (CTUs) to help protect the health of our communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

St David's Day debate

Parliament's general debate on Welsh affairs to mark St David's Day was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the successes of our nation, as well as to debate the challenges ahead and discuss how the UK Government can address them in collaboration with the Welsh Government.