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Darren speaks on Social Media report

Darren spoke in a debate on the Science and Technology Committee’s Report on Social Media. He is a member of the Committee. The report, amongst other things, recommended that social media companies must be subject to a legal ‘duty of care’ to young users. Darren spoke on the need for regulators to have access to […]

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Save Westbury-on-Trym and Brentry

Darren is calling on Bristol City Council to scrap controversial bus lane proposals which would see the carving up of Westbury-on-Trym village and the cutting off of Brentry. You can see Bristol City Council’s full proposals by clicking HERE. You can also attend public consultation meetings. Details are available HERE.  The current proposals involve significant […]

Darren speaks in WASPI women debate

Darren spoke in a Parliamentary debate on the plight of WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) women, who had their state pension ages changed without their being aware: You can watch the full debate here:

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Policy Pods Episode 3: Rising Crime and Falling Police Numbers

In this episode of the podcast – which aims to answer Bristol North West residents’ policy questions – Darren investigates whether falling police numbers are causing a rise in crime. Thanks to the constituent who suggested this at a recent Cafe Politics. You can listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or on iTunes. If you have […]

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Darren speaks out against anti-immigrant Immigration Bill

The Immigration Bill will set out the ending of Freedom of Movement and outline new arrangements for those who are currently covered by it. Darren criticised it for being anti-immigrant; he spoke about how the bill fails to provided for a welcoming environment for immigration, gives the Government undue power and fails to set out […]