Gerald Jones is MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

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Gerald Jones is MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney and a member of the Labour party.

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On the 12th August, join @GeraldJonesLAB and I for our cost of living advice day. The event is open to anyone looking for help and support to reduce their bills. Please drop by ๐Ÿ‘‡

โฐ 10am - 12pm
๐Ÿ“ High Street Baptist Church, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8DN

If you are looking for some advice or support on reducing household bills please come along to;
Cost of Living Advice Day at High Street Baptist Church.
Friday 12th August
10am - 12pm
Our team along with other many organisations are here to help.

๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ Do you have a question or something youโ€™d like to discuss with me as your MP?

๐Ÿ“… Come along to my next advice surgery in Merthyr Tydfil on Wednesday 10th August.

๐Ÿ“ž Just call 01685 383 739 to book an appointment.

๐Ÿ› From park runs to playgrounds, spaces to walk the dog or meet up with friends, our green spaces in Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney are valuable areas for our communities.

This #LoveParks Week itโ€™s important to celebrate them & ensure they're protected for future generations to enjoy

ICYMI: The Upper Rhymney Valley menโ€™s health group provides a safe, friendly space with support for local men facing mental health challenges.

They meet Thursdays 6.30-8.30pm at Rhymney Rugby Club. For more info, just call Phil on 07312 101523. #MentalHealth #ItsOkayToNotBeOkay

โ˜•๏ธJoin me for my next coffee morning advice surgery!

๐Ÿ“…Thursday 4 August

โฐ11am-noon

๐Ÿ“The Red Cow Inn, Main Road, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2UN

Please come along, all welcome.

BTโ€™s CEO has refused to meet @CWUnews despite his staff taking industrial action. This is unacceptable. @LucyMPowell and I have written to him demanding he opens negotiations. A fair pay deal could resolve this dispute. We stand with the workers.๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

With fuel bills expected to hit ยฃ3,500 for households in October @Dawn_Bowden & I are doing all we can to help you.

On the 12th Aug we're holding a cost of living advice day. Please drop by ๐Ÿ‘‡

โฐ 10am - 12pm
๐Ÿ“ High Street Baptist Church, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8DN

โ˜•๏ธJoin me for my next coffee morning advice surgery!

๐Ÿ“…Thursday 4 August

โฐ11am-noon

๐Ÿ“The Red Cow Inn, Main Road, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2UN

Please come along, all welcome.

โ€œYour success goes far beyond the trophy you have so deservedly earned.

โ€œYou have all set an example that will be an inspiration for girls and women today, and for future generations.โ€

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ† The Queen has sent a message of congratulations to the @Lionesses:

Enjoyed a visit to #Treharris earlier for the Fun Day at the Rugby Field. Huge credit to Cerys and team for organising and to @dgarethrichards doing as he always does so well, supporting his community. Da Iawn!

โš ๏ธ Important changes to rail services between Rhymney and Caerphilly โš ๏ธ

Make sure you are up-to-date with the upcoming changes to the rail timetable.

Visit @tfwrail website to find out more here ๐Ÿ‘‡
http://tfw.wales/projects/metro/service-changes

Want to know what's going on in Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney?

Interested in how I'm working hard to make sure your voices are heard in Parliament?

Be the first to know about local events and keep updated on my work in Parliament. Visit
https://www.geraldjones.co.uk/newsletter-sign-up/

Huge thanks to Cllrs. @GalsworthyErnie & @dgarethrichards for joining me on today's street surgery in #Treharris.

Residents are clear: the UK Tory psychodrama will only deliver more of the same.

It's time for a #GeneralElectionNow so @UKLabour can sort out their mess.

Great visit to @BerryGlobalInc today in #Rhymney

They've been a long-standing employer in Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney.

They are currently employing as well so please check their website for more details: http://bpipackagingsolutions.com

Smashing to meet Rowan and Martin at @BikeParkWales to hear about their continuing progress as a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.

Really impressed to hear about their ongoing plans for the future.

Do check out their website ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://www.bikeparkwales.com/

Had an absolute blast at @MerthyrSailing this week! โ›ต

Seeing the new club house fully open was brilliant. I want to thank Andrew, Rob and Nick for giving up their time to meet with me and show me around.

Do check out their website for more info ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://www.mtsc.org.uk/

Good luck #TeamWales in the @birminghamcg22!

I know you will make us all proud at #B2022 and we will be cheering you on all the way!

Want to find out more about the games? Visit ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://teamwales.cymru/en/events/birmingham-2022/

ICYMI: As the cost-of-living crisis deepens I want to make sure Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney residents are supported as much as possible.

@DwrCymruWelshWater offer a discounted rate for parents of kids on Free School Meals.

The 'HelpU' tariff could save you ยฃ230 on water bills.

Thank you to Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney CLP & affiliates for voting to re-select me as your candidate for the next #GeneralElection.

We have shown what an optimistic, honest & progressive @WelshLabour Govt can achieve in Wales. Now to deliver that for the UK.

๐Ÿ“บ: The Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney Jobs Fair was a roaring success!

@Dawn_Bowden & I would like to thank everyone who attended: employers & those seeking a new job. After 3 years away you see just how much these events mean to our community.

Now to plan the 2023 Jobs Fair!

๐Ÿ“ฃ Don't forget the Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney jobs fair tomorrow!

Open to everyone so pop along to ๐Ÿ‘‡

๐Ÿ“… 26 July
โฐ 10am - 1pm
๐Ÿ“ Ael Y Bryn Community Centre, Rhymney, NP22 5DR

๐Ÿ’ฅ Looking for something brilliant the kids can enjoy over the summer holidays? ๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Look no further than @merthyrlibrary were they are holding Comic Book workshops with @BeanoOfficial artist @RiRoDoodles!

Check out below for more details ๐Ÿ‘‡

๐Ÿ“ฐ READ: Residents of Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney can read my weekly round-up here.

Hope everyone has a good weekend!
https://www.geraldjones.co.uk/weekly-round-up/2022/07/22/weekly-round-up-22-july-2022/

๐Ÿ“บWATCH: A key priority for MPs is dealing with constituency casework, but delays across multiple Government departments, like DWP & the Passport Office, impede our ability to support constituents.

Action must be taken to address this disrespectful behaviour.

The long awaited and desperately needed Gambling White Paper has now been delayed for the 4th time after an 18 month wait. I hope that whoever prevails in the leadership contest prioritises implementing the reforms as a matter of urgency. People's lives are at risk. Do not delay.

Great to be with @WelshLabour friends this evening as we look to the future.

We don't need a change of Tory leader, we need a change of government in Westminster.

Keir's path to Downing Street runs through Wales.

We can achieve so much together in power.

After months of campaigning with fellow Labour MPs, the Govโ€™t have today announced that they will bring forward Bonus Protection for the Miners' Pension Scheme.

This will ensure that miners pensions increase by around 11%, rather than 4%, this Autumn.

๐Ÿ“บ WATCH: My recent visit to Ysgol Rhyd Y Grug showed that our kids are leading the way on tackling #ClimateChange.

I asked the Minister what lessons he could learn from their action to prevent deforestation and when the UK Tory Govt will follow @UKLabour's lead on #NetZero

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