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Your MP Writes for the Abergavenny Chronicle and Monmouthshire Beacon

Celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day were a reminder of what the wartime generation went through. The threat of death from bombing was faced by everyone and the whole country united and accepted limitations on their lives in order to defeat a common enemy.

Axing of Severn Express and X14 bus services

A number of residents have complained following Stagecoach West's confirmation that the Severn Express and X14 bus services between Newport, Chepstow and Bristol will be withdrawn from Sunday 14 June 2020.

Liberation of Belsen remembered by Holocaust survivor

A retired fashion designer has recounted her experiences as a teenage Jew in Hungary when she was deported to the infamous concentration camps of Auschwitz and Belsen during the Second World War.

My regular newspaper column

As I write this column, thousands of people have died of Covid-19, large swathes of the UK economy have been shut down, and, despite support packages worth hundreds of billions of pounds, it is inevitable that businesses will close, bringing a huge loss of jobs.

Welsh Government "badly letting down" vulnerable shoppers

Elderly and vulnerable people who have been told not to leave their homes during the coronavirus pandemic but cannot get priority supermarket slots are being badly let down by the Welsh Government, an MP has said.