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Darren votes for Parliament to have final say on Brexit deal

Darren has been voting and attending debates on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. Today he voted for an amendment which will guarantee parliament a final vote on the Brexit deal. Darren said: Thrilled to have actually won a vote tonight. And such an important one too. Parliament – not the Government – now gets a final […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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MP visits annual Foodbank collection in Horfield

Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones dropped-in to support volunteers and those donating at last weekend’s (2nd December) annual Foodbank #everycancounts collection. Darren said: “I stopped by North Bristol Foodbank’s annual collection in Tesco on Golden Hill in Horfield and it was heart-warming to see the generosity of shoppers and volunteers – over 2522kgs of donations were collected in three […]

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MP backs Small Business Saturday and visits Shirehampton Post Office

Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones backed small businesses this weekend by taking part in the annual celebration of small, independent businesses by visiting Pickles and Poppets in Westbury-on- Trym. Darren also visited Shirehampton Post Office in the run-up to the busy Christmas period. Darren met the team who have worked hard to ensure the Post […]

Science and Technology Committee Highlights

  The hearing concerned genomics and genome editing in the NHS. Genomics is the branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genomes. Genome editing is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted or replaced in the genome of a living organism using engineered nucleases, or “molecular scissors”. The first […]

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Darren calls on the government to support the Henbury Loop

Darren Jones has spoken in today’s (29th November) House of Commons Ministerial Rail Update to call for proper investment in the local rail network, specifically the Henbury Loop line. He called for funding to be secured for an independent study to ensure the longer-term delivery of the Loop. Darren has also written to the West […]