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Swansea MP moonlights as a waiter to try to delay Article 50

Swansea MP Geraint Davies is fronting a video campaign as a waiter.

Mr. Davies wants the triggering of Article 50 to be delayed, which he explains in a video by serving tripe instead of chicken to a woman in a 'chicken restaurant'.

The campaign is centred round a public parliamentary e petition supported by The Final Say video below featuring Mr. Davies MP and Angharad Mair Davies who are a waiter and a customer who "Didn’t get what she ordered"

The UK shouldn't be forced to leave the EU on terms nobody voted for.

Therefore Article 50 should be delayed until after the people have had the final say by voting on whether to accept the terms of the deal or to stay in the EU on current terms.

The video is a creative expression of this basic point and the petition enables a mass movement to form behind it.

– Geraint Davies MP

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Ex-Welsh Secretary returns to government with Brexit role

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Ex-Welsh Secretary David Jones MP returns to government as Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle continues.

The Clwyd West MP has been appointed as minister of state in the Department for Exiting the European Union.

David Jones led the Vote Leave campaign in Wales and will now assist David Davis in negotiation to leave the EU.

Cardiff Central MP backs Owen Smith in Labour leadership contest

Welsh Labour MP Jo Stevens is backing Owen Smith in the Labour leadership contest.

The Cardiff Central MP had been considered as one of Jeremy Corbyn's most loyal supporters - she was one of 40 MPs who refused to back the no confidence motion in their leader.

But she has now told supporters she will back the Pontypridd MP in the leadership contest.

In an email to party members, Ms Stevens wrote: "During the past two weeks it has become painfully obvious that we have been unable to fulfil the very basic day to day operation as the official opposition in Parliament.

"We cannot present ourselves as a government in waiting without leadership and a leadership team that commands the respect and support of not only members....but Labour voters and potential Labour voters."

Owen Smith 'not prepared to see Labour split' as he launches party leadership campaign

The Pontypridd MP Owen Smith will today launch his bid to be the next leader of the Labour Party

The ex-shadow cabinet minister will set out his vision for the future direction of the party at his constituency.

Owen Smith has explained the reason he is standing is because of the party's peril of a "disastrous split" and he's not prepared to let that happen.

He added "it falls to a new generation of Labour MPs to step forward and secure Labour's future. I am the only person in this race than can do that."

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He says he chose to launch his leadership bid in Pontypridd because his politics are rooted in the community.

This is the constituency I grew up in, where I went to school, where my kids go to school and I am deeply proud to represent Pontypridd in Parliament.

So I wanted to launch my campaign here, amongst the community which made me and to which I owe so much.

– Owen Smith MP
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