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Darren says ‘Stay well this winter’

Winter brings with it a number of challenges for all of us, but particularly the increased risk of illness as temperatures drop. Getting the flu can be bad enough for even the fittest of us, but for older people and those with long-term conditions in particular it can cause serious health problems. The Chief Medical […]

Darren asks the Department for Education about pupil data protection

The National Pupil Database is a database containing school children’s personal details. Darren asked the Department for Education: Whether any data extracted from the national pupil database has been transferred from an approved third-party organisation to any other organisation and How much income her Department derived from allowing third-party organisations to access the national pupil […]

Darren asks the Department for Exiting the European Union about the EEA

Darren asked the Department: What steps his Department will need to take to confirm formally withdrawal from the EEA agreement as a matter of international law? Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, replied: As the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union said when he addressed the House […]

Darren raises the issue of mental and physical health equality

Darren Jones MP, Member of Parliament for Bristol North West, has challenged the Department of Health on the vital topic of mental health, which is often overlooked compared to physical health. He asked the Department: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the Government plans for funding relative to burden of disease to […]

Darren asks the Government for an update on Euratom replacement

Darren used a Parliamentary Question to ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy what progress has been made on delivering an alternative body to Euratom (the European regulatory body for Nuclear Materials) ahead of the UK’s proposed withdrawal from Euratom in May 2019. The Secretary’s response?   ‘We have decided to […]

Darren speaks in the House of Commons about Data post Brexit

On Thursday I emphasised Brexit’s danger to trade, in both goods and data. This has implications for our economy and our safety.   Watch the full video here –  Read the full speech here: I declare my interest as set out in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend Matt […]