Visit to Remploy in Newport

Today I met with Remploy in Newport to discuss the various issues that affect people with disabilities when it comes to employment.

Meeting with Natwest Business Growth Enabler Team

Today I met with NatWest's Business Growth Enabler team in Newport. The work they do is innovative and essential for the successful development of Welsh businesses and the Welsh Economy.

Asghar to visit Uskmouth Power Station

Mohammad Asghar AM, Welsh Conservative spokesman on Skills, will tomorrow (18 August) visit Uskmouth Power Station which is run by the Liberty House Group.

Asghar seeks assurances dust presents no public health risk

Mohammad Asghar AM has written to Newport City Council to seek assurances that dust generated by the development of the former Whiteheads Steelworks site presents no public health risk to residents of Mendalgief Road.

Mohammad Asghar said:

Asghar praises work of Prince’s Trust Cymru

Mohammad Asghar AM, Welsh Conservative spokesman on Skills, has praised the work done by the Prince’s Trust Cymru in improving the prospects of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through training, support and apprenticeships.

Call for Action on the Widening Gender Attainment Gap in Wales

Conservative skills spokesman Mohammad Ashgar said the data painted a “frightening picture of education in Wales” and called for a review of pupil performance.

“More research needs to be done to explain why boys are consistently being outperformed by their female classmates,” he said.