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Jenny Willott - First ever Lib Dem MP for Cardiff Central

Jenny Willott

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Welcome to my website, which holds information on my local and parliamentary activities, and on how you can contact me.

I hold regular advice sessions in my constituency office and in the community. For further information about my advice surgeries click the link below:

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Recent updates

  • Breast Cancer campaign
    Article: Jul 9, 2014

    Jenny Willott, Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is supporting Breast Cancer Campaign as it launches its 'Spread the word' campaign highlighting that there are still too many people dying from breast cancer in the UK.

    Every year 12,000 women die from the disease and thousands of people live with secondary breast cancer, when the cancer has spread from the breast to other parts of the body, for which there is often no cure.

  • Guide Dogs
    Article: Jul 7, 2014

    Jenny Willott, Welsh Liberal Democrat MP, for Cardiff Central is supporting a campaign led by the charity Guide Dogs to make travelling by bus easier for people with sight loss.

    Jenny met with Guide Dogs alongside Liberal Democrat Bus Minister Baroness Kramer to discuss how announcements in buses can help blind and partially sighted people use buses more easily and not miss their stops.

  • Chatting to worker
    Article: Jul 4, 2014

    Liberal Democrats at Westminster have extended the right for employees in Wales to request flexible working.

    Flexible working helps people to balance their work with other responsibilities or with life in general. Up until now, the right was only available for carers or people who looked after children.

  • Jenny Willott MP at carers stall
    Article: Jul 3, 2014

    5,010 carers in Cardiff will receive a bonus worth up to £250-a-year under a Liberal Democrat government, it has been announced.

    The no strings attached Carer's Bonus will help more than one million people across the UK who look after disabled loved-ones.

    The annual payment will help full-time carers get a bit of extra help and it recognises the invaluable contribution they make to society.

  • Jenny by the Igloo - 'Jenny's Arctic Challenge'
    Article: Jul 3, 2014

    With the holiday season on the horizon, Cardiff Central, Liberal Democrat MP, Jenny Willott is warning local residents about scam websites that charge for European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC). She is reminding people they can get the card for free and don't need to pay for it.

    The EHIC is a free card that replaced the old E111 forms in 2004. The cards entitle people to free or significantly reduced charges for government run healthcare in any country in the European Union. However, unofficial websites will charge if you apply through them.

  • Profile
    Article: Jul 1, 2014

    Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is encouraging local residents to install energy-saving home improvements, under the Coalition Government's Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF), and claim up to £7,600 back.

    The GDHIF is a new scheme open to all householders, landlords and tenants in England and Wales who want to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The scheme helps pay for a range of measures such as solid wall insulation and new boilers if people get at least two eligible Green Deal energy efficiency improvements.

  • Pensioners with Jenny
    Article: Jul 1, 2014

    Jenny Willott, Welsh Liberal Democrat MP, for Cardiff Central has welcomed the news that under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans for the General Election, pensioners would be guaranteed to earn at least an extra £790 per year by the end of the next parliament.

    Announced by Liberal Democrat Pensions Minister Steve Webb, the Liberal Democrats will guarantee in law that in each year pensions will rise by the highest of wages, prices or 2.5%. These changes would mean the state pension will be worth at least £131-a-week by 2020, up from just £97.65 four years ago.

  • Jenny and Husky - 'Jenny's Arctic Challenge'
    Article: Jun 30, 2014

    Jenny Willott, Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is warning constituents about the dangers of travelling uninsured as this summer's holiday season approaches. Jenny Willott is supporting a campaign by the travel association ABTA and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), urging holiday makers in Cardiff to ensure they are properly covered for travels abroad.

  • Pensioners
    Article: Jun 30, 2014

    Dear Editor,

    The Liberal Democrats want to build a stronger economy and a fairer society for all ages.

    At the last General Election the Liberal Democrats promised to introduce 'the triple lock guarantee', which re-established the link between pensions and earnings. It was a key promise when we negotiated with the Conservatives to set up the Coalition Government, and we have now delivered it in Government. As a result pensioners in Cardiff are guaranteed an annual rise by whichever is the highest of earnings, prices or 2.5%. Thanks to the Lib Dem 'triple lock' the state pension is £440 more per year now than if it had increased in line with earnings since the start of this Parliament.

  • Profile
    Article: Jun 27, 2014

    Jenny Willott, Welsh Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central and Minister for Women and Equalities, has welcomed the news that there are no longer any all-male boards amongst the UK's top companies.

    Yesterday the mining and commodities trader Glencore appointed Patrice Merrin, a Canadian former mining executive, as an independent non-executive director.

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