Assembly News

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.

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 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.

‘Complacent’ Labour Ministers failed to discuss, or plan for, economic impacts of EU vote

 Once again the Labour party have let down the people of Wales by not planning for the result of the EU referendum. The people of Wales need strong leadership to capitalise on the growth and opportunities that have arisen since the result, while additional developments also present themselves.  We need a Government in Wales that looks to the future and does not dwell on the past to ensure a bright and prosperous future for Wales. The lack of planning shows a clear lack of direction and an out of touch view seeing as the people of Wales overall voted to leave the EU.