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£50m North Bristol Transport Fund

Bristol MP calls for new £50m North Bristol Transport Fund Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones is calling on the Metro Mayor for the West of England Tim Bowles to commit at least £50m to a new Transport Fund for North Bristol. His campaign follows confirmation from Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees that the Bristol Arena […]

Darren calls for Houses of Parliament to be retired

Darren said, as quoted in the Bristol Post; I think quite frankly we should just move out and give it over to the National Trust and have a building that is fit for purpose… I think we should move out completely and turn it into an attraction, make sure it is fit for purpose but actually […]

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Darren asks the government about sexism in schools

In a written question, Darren wrote: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the National Education Union report on Sexism in schools published in December 2017, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the relationships and sex education curriculum is designed to prevent sexism and sexual harassment among children […]

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Darren asks government about sexism

Darren asked whether the Secretary of State for International Development would support the charity Theirworld and their campaign on attitudes and behaviours around women in school and education. Darren asked To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether she plans to support the charity Theirworld’s #RewritingTheCode campaign on attitudes and behaviours that prevent […]

16th January Science and Tech Committee – Artificial Intelligence

The witnesses were Dr Dominic King, Senior Staff Research Scientist and Clinical Lead, DeepMind Health, Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Professor Harry Hemingway, Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, and Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Tech Innovation, Reform. Listen to highlights below (press play and the audio […]

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Darren supports workers rights

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has pledged his support to the Unpaid Work Trials (Prohibition) Bill being heard in Parliament in the New Year. This Private Members Bill will end the practise of exploitative, unpaid trial shifts, guarantee fair and proper pay for working hours completed and ensure that trial workers are treated […]