My views on

Universal Credit Increase

The Coronavirus outbreak is the biggest public health emergency in a generation and I share your concern about the economic impact it is having on people, especially children, in our constituency.  Like you, I believe it is absolutely essential that the Government provides support to people at this difficult time, especially to ensure that protecting…

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Animal Sentience

As a loving owner of a cocker spaniel, I understand peoples’ concerns regarding animal welfare.  First and foremost, I believe animals are sentient beings who can feel pain and suffering, and I would like to reassure you that strong action is being taken to reduce their risk of harm. The Government is committed to making…

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Ynys Môn MP Empowers Island’s Farming Community

MP for Ynys Môn Virginia Crosbie yesterday hosted a private zoom meeting with Brian Bown, NFU Cymru Anglesey Country Chairman, his team and the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, where they discussed in detail the new Agricultural Bill and how it…

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Agriculture Bill

Agriculture is critical to Ynys Môn.  It always has been.  We are not Môn Mam Cymru without good reason.  The farming community is important to Ynys Môn and it is important to me; many of the farmers here helped me turn the seat blue for the first time in 32 years and I owe them…

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UK Internal Market Bill

The UKIM Bill is a responsible provision of the UK government. It will only challenge international laws and agreements if it is needed to affirm our decision – and assert our sovereign right – to leave the EU. The UKIM Bill is that safety net that allows us to set aside parts of the Withdrawal…

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Combined Sewer Overflows

Thank you for contacting me recently regarding combined sewer overflows. I have received the following response from Mr Steve Wilson, Managing Director for Waste Water Services with Dŵr Cymru.  Thank you for your email regarding the operation of our wastewater assets that discharge in the vicinity of the Benllech, Benllech-St. Davids and Rhosneigr bathing waters in…

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RAF Jobs

A number of constituents have written to me about the proposed job losses at RAF Valley.  There has been a lot of speculation about the future of BAE jobs at RAF Valley. I have spoken to the RAF, MoD Ministerial Team and representatives from Unite to fully understand the position and I want to share…

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Should the UK ban sales of ammunitions to the USA?

Like you, I was incredibly distressed by the footage of what happened to George Floyd in the lead up to his death in police custody. I understand that the police officer involved in the incident has been charged with second-degree murder, and there will be a federal review. I entirely understand the strength of feeling…

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Do you support the Black Lives Matter protests?

Like you, I was sickened at George Floyd’s tragic death.  I share your horror at his treatment by the US Police and recognise that similar injustices are experienced by minority communities across the world.  I fully understand why these injustices have driven people to protest in the UK and globally. Whilst we have taken many…

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Will the Government protect food standards in any future trade deals?

In my many meetings with farmers across Ynys Môn I have heard very clearly how important food standards are to them. I share their feeling. I stood on a manifesto that also echoed the importance of standards and nothing that has happened in Parliament since the General Election has in any way weakened this. I…

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Why did you vote against Agriculture Bill amendments NC1 and NC2?

I know how important farming is to Ynys Môn in terms of its vital contribution to our economy and our communities. Many farming families gave me their support during the General Election and for this I am grateful and appreciative. I have worked hard to repay this trust by supporting the farming community particularly during…

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