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Darren signs letter on Child Sexual Exploitation

Darren has signed a joint, cross-party letter from MPs concerned about the scale of child sexual exploitation. It is addressed to the government, and calls on them to take some specified actions which will help tackle child abuse. Writing on Facebook, Darren said: At the moment, 15% of girls and 5% of boys will experience […]

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Darren asks scientists about UK Quantum Technology

Darren attended an evidence session for the Science and Technology Committee’s Quantum Technologies inquiry, which will look at how Quantum Technology development in the UK can be aided. Quantum technology was picked out as an industrial challenges to be addressed by the Industrial Strategy. The Quantum Tech sector, as a result, will be allocated £20m […]

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Darren welcomes Google and Youtube to Southmead to provide online safety training

Darren welcomed Google and YouTube to Southmead. The companies were there to train teachers and youth workers about online safety and digital citizenship for the young people they work with. Gaps in young people’s online safety is a significant issue. According to the NSPCC, last year  there were 12,000 calls made to Childline concerning online […]

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Darren speaks at VegfestUK

Vegfest UK is a large annual vegan festival, which takes place in Bristol.  Darren was invited to speak at the event, in conversation with Ecotricity’s Dale Vince and VegfestUK organiser Tim Barford. Ecotricity is an energy company which specialises in selling green energy to consumers. Before the event, which happened today, Darren wrote this on […]