Entries by Sam

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Darren backs Alzheimer’s UK report

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has offered his support to Alzheimer’s Research UK’s new report. The report calls on government to prioritise funding and research to find a cure for dementia. In their 2019 manifesto, the Conservative party pledged to launch a “Dementia Moonshot” to find a cure for dementia – doubling research […]

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Darren backs Lockleaze Housing Festival

Member of Parliament for Bristol North West, Darren Jones visited Lockleaze Housing Festival on 26th October. The Housing Festival was held to inform residents about plans for new housing in Lockleaze including sites on Bonnington Walk, Blake Site and Muller Road. Darren said: “The council have just received over £577,000 to help speed-up the building […]

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Darren encourages schools to teach WW1 Remembrance

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has written to all Primary schools in Bristol North West encouraging them to take part in a free scheme which educates pupils on the importance of WW1 Remembrance. Darren said: “During early October, I contacted all 29 primary schools in Bristol North West, inviting them to use the […]

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Darren welcomes Cystic Fibrosis breakthrough

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has welcomed news that a deal has been agreed between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and the NHS to supply revolutionary drugs Orkambi and Symkevi to people with cystic fibrosis. Following multiple communications supported by Darren last year, the MP had co-signed new letters in July (available below) to Vertex Pharmaceuticals […]

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Darren slams cuts facing 100% of local schools

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones said: “I’ve just received (25th October 2019) a briefing from the National Education Union which confirms Department of Education funding for local schools from 1st April 2020. Despite the government pretending otherwise, 100% of our schools will have less budget than they did in 2015! I’ve visited nearly […]

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Watch: Darren hosts online Brexit Briefing

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones hosted an online Brexit Briefing on Facebook Live. Watch Darren’s 40 minute Plain English Briefing online here. Darren Jones said: “I hosted this online briefing as it’s vital that I have opportunity to explain what’s going on in Parliament – alongside my three Brexit Briefings in the constituency, […]