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Darren relaunches Labour Friends of India

Writing on Facebook, Darren said One of my national roles is co-chairing my party’s relationship between the UK and India. It was great to welcome the new High Commissioner and her India in UK (High Commission of India, London) team to our Labour Friends of India event this evening. India is now the fastest growing economy in […]

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Darren pledges to be HealthTech savvy

Darren has pledged to be HealthTech Savvy. Writing on Facebook, he said: There is life outside of Brexit! Here I am pledging to become HealthTech Savvy. The HealthTech sector employs 100,000 people and generates nearly £18bn in annual turnover, and plays a key role in supporting the NHS to deliver care.

Darren receives reply to animal farming concerns

Darren recently held a House of Commons debate on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and their increase in the UK. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations are where large numbers of animals are kept in relatively confined conditions. They can have negative animal health, human health and environmental impacts. You can watch Darren’s speech and the Government’s reply […]

Policy Pods 2: Vital Brexit Deadlines

  Since my election, I’ve been working really hard to bring politics as close to my constituents as possible. My coffee mornings, pub politics and weekly Facebook Live events have proven really popular, and constituents have fed back that they like having a bit more detail in explaining why something is the way it is. […]

Policy Pods 1: Introduction

  Since my election, I’ve been working really hard to bring politics as close to my constituents as possible. My coffee mornings, pub politics and weekly Facebook Live events have proven really popular, and constituents have fed back that they like having a bit more detail in explaining why something is the way it is. […]

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Darren asks questions on Digital Government in Science and Tech Committee

Darren attended a Science and Technology Committee session on Digital Government. The panel he asked questions to was made up of: Professor Helen Margetts, Programmind Director for Public Policy, Alan Turing Institute Peter Wells, Head of Policy, Open Data Institute Daniel Korski, Co-founder and CEO, PUBLIC The panel were being asked about how future technologies […]

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Darren writes to Homes England about Astry Close

Homes England are planning on closing a funding scheme before Ambition Lawrence Weston will be able to apply for it in order to build 40 homes for community use. They are planning on closing the fund even if there is money left. Darren wrote to Homes England to urge them to think again.

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Darren calls for experiences of unfair tipping

Darren is supporting a campaign to end unfair tipping practices, which is looking for your stories of unfair tipping. On Facebook, Darren said: Together with More United, a cross-party campaigns group, Peter Aldousand Stephen Lloyd MP I’m running a campaign on unfair tipping. In the past, we’ve seen employers take up to 100% of tips, and even charge employees […]