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Jenny Willott - First ever Lib Dem MP for Cardiff Central

Jenny Willott


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:

My advice surgeries

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Recent updates

  • Jobs
    Article: Sep 17, 2014

    Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central has welcomed the news that the number of unemployed claimants in Cardiff Central in August is 561 lower than this time last year and 99 lower than in July 2014.

    The latest unemployment figures from the Office for National Statistics show that across the UK unemployment fell by 146,000, lowering the total unemployment count to 2.02 million.

  • Guide Dogs
    Article: Sep 16, 2014

    Dear Editor,

    I hope everyone saw the Guide Dog charity's bright yellow bus in Queen Street last weekend. The bus was stationed in Cardiff as part of the charity's national campaign to fit audio-visual (AV) technology on all buses and help passengers with sight loss travel more independently and confidently.

  • At the Which? energy advice surgery in Cardiff
    Article: Sep 15, 2014

    Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is backing the Coalition Government's strategy, which requires energy companies to install smart meters in all homes and small businesses, to allow residents to make better informed choices about how much energy they use and who they buy it from.

  • Jenny Willott MP with an official Rugby World Cup 2015 ball
    Article: Sep 12, 2014

    As tickets go on sale for the Rugby World Cup 2015 Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is delighted that games will be played at the Millennium Stadium and urges residents to apply for tickets before they go.

    Between September 12th and 29th up to 1 million tickets for the Rugby World Cup 2015 will go on sale to the public. Tickets for all 48 matches will be available during this window, with prices starting at £7 for children and £15 for adults. General ticket sales will be on an application basis with any oversubscribed matches balloted.

  • Jenny Willott MP
    Article: Sep 11, 2014

    Cardiff Central MP Jenny Willott has become one of 40 MPs from across the UK to champion the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and help beat cystic fibrosis for good.

    Cystic fibrosis is a life-shortening inherited disease, affecting over 10,000 people in the UK. The disease causes the lungs and digestive system to become clogged with mucus, making it hard to breathe and digest food. There is no cure for cystic fibrosis but treatments are available to manage it.

  • Jenny Willott MP at the MP Capability Assessment in Westminster with a Rethink campaigner.
    Article: Sep 10, 2014

    Dear Editor,

    I was pleased to read on 28th August that Mind Cymru has highlighted the need for more to be done to prevent people, particularly men, from ending up in hospital with a mental illness.

    One in four people are likely to suffer from a mental health problem at some point, which can have a long-lasting impact on their quality of life, affecting their work, their home life and their personal relationships. For far too long, mental health has not been given the attention it deserves and has unfairly been the subject of misunderstanding and discrimination.

  • Speaking at conference
    Article: Sep 8, 2014

    The Liberal Democrats have unveiled the party's pre-manifesto, which sets out the vision for Britain after the 2015 General Election.

    The policies in the pre-manifesto, which has spreading opportunity for the next generation at its heart, will be debated and voted on by our members at the upcoming Party Conference in Glasgow.

  • Profile
    Article: Sep 5, 2014

    Cardiff's Lib Dems say a damning Welsh Audit Office report into the city's performance reveals Labour's failure of leadership since it took over running the Council in 2012.

    The report's scathing attack on 'fragmented leadership and management" has heaped pressure on Cllr Phil Bale, leader of the council.

  • Jenny Willott MP at tesco
    Article: Sep 2, 2014

    Dear Sir,

    As both a Liberal Democrat and a mother, I am extremely proud that from next April new parents will be able to share leave in order to look after their new child.

    That means that couples finding out now they are expecting a baby will be able to start planning for a more flexible way of sharing the new responsibilities of being a parent.

  • Coding with primary school children
    Article: Sep 1, 2014

    As schools in Cardiff go back this week, Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, has said that infant pupils and their families will be worse off because the Welsh Labour Government has failed to adopt the free school meals initiative being promoted in all schools in England.

    The Lib Dems as part of the UK Coalition Government have introduced the policy so that from September 2014 every child aged from five to seven years old in an infant school in England will get free school meals, saving families over £400 a year per child. However, despite receiving extra money from Westminster to follow suit, the Welsh Labour Government has decided to spend the money elsewhere.

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