Cross-Border Working

Part of Wales – in the House of Commons on 26th February 2020.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Labour, Rhondda

Wales took the brunt of the storm last week, and hundreds of people in my constituency lost absolutely everything, because they have had to make a choice between buying food and paying the insurance bill, and they are completely uninsured. Rhondda Cynon Taff Council alone—just one local authority—is going to have a bill of £30 million. What is the point of a United Kingdom if the United Kingdom will not stand by Wales financially when we really need it?