Monmouth students visit Parliament

Sixth formers from Monmouth Comprehensive paid a visit to Parliament this week and gave local MP David Davies a thorough grilling on Brexit and other issues.

My regular newspaper column: Your MP Writes

The current First Minister Carwyn Jones is on the brink of retiring and I wish him well. There are three Assembly Members from the Labour group seeking his job and the winner will be crowned as Wales’ next First Minister.

Funding bid for repairs to Inglis Bridge

Monmouth MP David Davies has written to the Rt Hon Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP to ask for funding to be provided for repairs to the Inglis Bridge into Vauxhall Fields.

Much needed progress on new footbridge

Local Councillor Maureen Powell and MP David Davies met with Network Rail officials on Friday to discuss progress on the plans for a new footbridge at Abergavenny Railway Station.

My regular newspaper column: Your MP Writes

I was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Enzo Calzaghe whose funeral took place on Friday. Enzo contributed an enormous amount to the sport of boxing in Wales, training numerous fighters including his son Joe.