Julie Morgan more than doubled her majority in the 2016 Welsh Assembly elections
Julie Morgan more than doubled her majority in the 2016 Assembly election with 16,766 vote (a majority of 3,667). The number of votes cast for Julie was the highest number of votes cast for any AM in Wales. Turnout was also one of the highest in Wales, at 56.81%.
Julie's promises to Cardiff North constituents:
– She stands up for people
– She works 'flat-out'
– She's campaigned on local, national and international issues
– She's led a life of service – and wants to do more!
Julie Morgan stands up for people in Cardiff North
- Julie has helped thousands of constituents (her staff have worked on more than 3,000 cases since 2011 alone). No issue is too big or too small.
- Julie's Whitchurch office is fully-staffed, open full-time and there is open-door policy – everyone is welcome.
- Julie holds two weekly surgeries in Cardiff North – one in Whitchurch, one in Llanishen – which are drop-in sessions (no appointment necessary).
Julie Morgan works 'flat-out' as your Assembly Member
In her time as Cardiff North AM Julie Morgan has attended and continues to attend scores of events in Cardiff North and beyond organised by a huge range of organisations from local schools to Bobath, the British Legion to Diabetes UK, Pets As Therapy to Adoption UK.
In the new Fifth Assembly (2016-2021) Julie is serving on the Children's Committee and the Health and Social Care Committee.
She continues to chair the Children's Cross-Party Group, the Haemophila Wales CPG and the Gypsies & Travellers CPG.
Julie championed many causes in the Senedd and was one of the most active participants in discussions in the Assembly chamber in the Fourth Assembly (2011-2016). She has made hundreds of contributions since 2011, asking questions to Ministers and contributing to debates on a huge range of issues from climate change to policing, fair trade to childcare.
As your AM Julie served on three Assembly Committees (Environment and Sustainability, Finance, and Public Accounts) in the Fourth Assembly and chaired seven Cross-Party Groups (Cancer, Children, Gypsies and Travellers, Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood, Justice Unions, Nursing and Midwifery, PCS).
Julie sponsored scores of meetings and events in the Assembly including those arranged by Guide Dogs Cymru, GE Healthcare, Speech and Language Therapists and the League Against Cruel Sports.
Julie has supported many charities and continues to do so – she is a patron of Touch Trust, Advocacy Matters, Women Seeking Sanctuary, is a trustee of Life for African Mothers and is Vice President of George Thomas Hospice.
Julie Morgan is a tireless campaigner on local, national and international issues
Llanishen and Lisvane Reservoirs: Campaigned with RAG for 15 years to save the reservoirs – the fight has now been won.
Cancer Services: Supported plans for the new £200m cancer centre to be built at Velindre as well as plans for a Maggie's Centre. In 2015, held 15th annual Macmillan Coffee Morning at Miss Jones in Whitchurch.
Libraries: Fought to save Whitchurch and Rhiwbina libraries. Supports Awen group at Whitchurch Library and Friends of Rhiwbina Library.
Local Banks: Campaigned to save local branches in both Birchgrove and Rhiwbina. Weekly mobile banking service will be provided in Rhiwbina.
Green Belt: Campaigned for a green belt north of the M4; collected over 2,000 signatures in support. 'Green wedge' now designated. Will continue to campaign for lasting protection.
Schools: Longstanding supporter of plans for a primary school in Pontprennau. School opened in September 2015.
Community Garden: With volunteers, started community garden in Whitchurch.
National and international issues
Food Waste: Campaigning for reduction of food waste in supermarkets and homes. Led debate in Senedd and organised event in Cardiff North to highlight the issue.
Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood: Campaigned for new drugs to help haemophiliacs with Hepatitis C. New drugs licensed in September 2015. Still campaigning for fair payments to those affected.
Women in Public Life: Champions the Charter for Women aimed at getting more women involved in politics in Wales.
Dog Welfare and Control: Campaigned for stronger legislation.
Child Protection: Campaigning to end the physical punishment of children.
Longtime supporter of human rights in Burma and Tibet. Strong supporter of Syrian refugees fleeing conflict; held a peace vigil in 2016 to highlight issues facing refugees.