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Darren raises South West train electrification and the Henbury Loop in Parliament

Inner-city rail is vital to the success of Bristol North West. There are already congested roads and that’s without the thousands of new homes being built on Bristol’s northern fringes and an increase in the size of Cribbs Causeway. Some of the largest employers in the city region are based in this area. Failure to […]

Darren asks about the protection of consumers receiving car loans

Darren said: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will undertake an assessment of the regulations on personal contract payment deals for car financing to ensure that such deals are compatible with consumer protection law in respect of (a) consumer information, (b) unfair terms and (c) enforcement of breaches of consumer law. Stephen Barclay […]

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Darren asks the Home Office about the Emergency Services Network

The Emergency Services Network is the special telecoms network on which Emergency Services communicate. Its update’s roll out is being delayed, resulting in cost to the public purse because of the extra cost of continuing to use the old system. Darren asked: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions have taken place between […]

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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 […]