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Darren calls for free schools meals to be protected

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has written to the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, to call for the government to reconsider implementing a threshold for universal credit claimants entitlement to free schools meals for their children. Darren Jones MP said: “Universal Credit is coming to Bristol North West in September 2018. […]

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Darren backs the Blue Belt

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has signed up to support Great British Ocean’s Back the Blue Belt campaign. Darren Jones MP said: “I am delighted to be supporting this vitally important campaign. With the fifth largest marine estate in the world, the UK and its Overseas Territories are custodian to the largest coral atoll […]

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Darren supports Breathing Space Debt Campaign

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has written to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Barclay, to back the Children’s Society’s Breathing Space campaign. The Government has now brought forward a call for evidence on the introduction of a Breathing Space scheme for families in debt.  The Children’s Society and others have been […]

Darren votes for UK single market membership

Darren has been voting and attending debates on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. He voted for the UK to remain part of the single market post Brexit. He said: I’ve taken two breaks from #paternityleave this week to vote on Brexit Bill amendments, including in favour of the Single Market and – as a crunch vote tonight – […]

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Darren says save £ by switching suppliers

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has called on constituents to consider saving money by switching energy suppliers.  New figures released from the Energy Switch Guarantee (ESG) reveal that 17% in Bristol North West have switched electricity supplier and potentially saved hundreds of pounds during the last year, equating to 7,757 people per year. The Energy […]

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Darren supports tackling tax evasion

Due to paternity leave Darren was absent at today’s votes on the Finance Bill. But he stated support for the measures to tackle tax avoidance in the bill, which included securing full transparency for offshore trusts. He stated: I’m paired for this vote tonight, which means a Tory MP won’t vote because I’m on paternity […]