Jane Hutt Supports Local Artists

  There are many talented artists living and working in Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan, and Jane Hutt AM has always been supportive of them and their work.  Indeed Jane and Julie Morgan AM, then South Glamorgan County Councillors, set up a Women’s Committee of the council in 1984, one of […]

The Dorothy Rees Memorial Lunch 2016

Every year on or near International Women’s Day (8th March), the Vale of Glamorgan Labour Women’s Forum hosts the Dorothy Rees Memorial Lunch. Dorothy Rees  was the first woman to represent a South Wales constituency in parliament. She  was born in Newlands St, Barry on 29 July 1898, and educated at the Barry Grammar […]

International Women’s Day 2016

Written Statement by the Welsh Government The first International Women’s Day was held in March 1911, when women and men came together to talk about the need for women to have basic rights afforded to them; the right to vote, the right to work, the right to speak out in public and […]