Local News

No-deal Brexit not a big deal

“The last few months have seen frenzied attempts to ramp up ‘project fear’ to hysterical levels by those who are opposed to Britain leaving the EU,” Monmouth MP David Davies has said.

Santander closure another blow to the high street in Monmouth

Santander's decision to close its Monmouth branch has been labelled “another blow to our high street” by the town’s MP.

The Spanish-owned bank will shut the branch in Agincourt Square on 30 May – one of 140 planned closures across the UK.

Abergavenny teacher becomes UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador

An Abergavenny primary school teacher has graduated from a unique training programme to become a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador.

Matthew Dicken, who teaches at Ysgol Gymraeg Y Fenni, attended the three-day Teachers’ Institute in Westminster this week (21-23 January).

Commitment pledge to Holocaust Memorial Day

Monmouth MP David Davies has pledged his support to Holocaust Memorial Day by signing the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the House of Commons.

Brexit deal defeat and no-confidence vote

Commenting on this evening’s vote of no confidence in the government after Parliament rejected the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, Monmouth MP David Davies said:

Monmouth MP wears body camera outside Parliament for 'protection'

MP David Davies has started wearing a body camera to “collect evidence of abuse” by protestors outside Parliament.

The pro-Brexit Monmouth MP said he had been sworn at and called “scum” and has taken to using the device for protection from “malicious allegations”.