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Darren raises the issue of mental and physical health equality

Darren Jones MP, Member of Parliament for Bristol North West, has challenged the Department of Health on the vital topic of mental health, which is often overlooked compared to physical health. He asked the Department: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the Government plans for funding relative to burden of disease to […]

Darren asks the Government for an update on Euratom replacement

Darren used a Parliamentary Question to ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy what progress has been made on delivering an alternative body to Euratom (the European regulatory body for Nuclear Materials) ahead of the UK’s proposed withdrawal from Euratom in May 2019. The Secretary’s response?   ‘We have decided to […]

Darren speaks in the House of Commons about Data post Brexit

On Thursday I emphasised Brexit’s danger to trade, in both goods and data. This has implications for our economy and our safety.   Watch the full video here –  Read the full speech here: I declare my interest as set out in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend Matt […]

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Darren praises Bristol Charity in Parliament

On Wednesday I spoke in a debate about the effect of arts on health. Amongst other things, I praised Bristol Music Trust for their work in increasing arts access, and called for support for the Musicians’ Union campaign for free movement for musicians. WATCH here: Read the full text of the speech here: It is a pleasure to serve […]