Entries by Sam

, ,

News on Westbury Post Office Closure

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has written to the Post Office seeking an update following the closure of the Westbury branch and the appearance of unofficial posters declaring a campaign ‘to save the Post Office’ on Monday 14th August. Darren said: “I’m aware that Westbury Post Office is closed again today (13th August) […]

, , , , , , , , ,

Darren writes to Education Minister

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones  has written to Nick Gibb, the Education Minister calling for him to listen to feedback from thirteen local head teachers and review the further cuts of £5m to education budgets in the constituency. Darren said: “Thirteen Bristol North West head teachers recently shared their concerns with the Education Minister […]

, , ,

Darren backs unpaid carers

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has backed local unpaid carers by advocating that ‘carers need care too’. The Carers Support Centre Bristol and South Gloucestershire asked a sample of unpaid carers to share their experiences of arranging short breaks and what improvements could be made to the service. 58% of carers have been […]

, , , , , , ,

Darren shares news of grants available

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones is encouraging good causes in Bristol North West to apply for a share of a funding pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support projects helping local people. Awards of between £500 and £20,000 are available to both charities […]

, , , , , , , , ,

Darren sends annual report and invitation to join Powered by You

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has sent an annual report and invitation to join Powered by You to each household in the constituency. The annual report letter updates constituents in each ward as to Darren’s local and parliamentary activity over the past 12 months and invites them to take part in an annual survey and […]

, , , , , , , , , ,

Darren to host family-themed Picnic Politics

Darren Jones MP is hosting a family-themed ‘picnic politics’ at Blaise Castle on Friday 31st August. If you would like to share your experiences of accessing childcare, school places, support for children with SEND and the challenges of being a modern working parent please stop-by. Bring a picnic (and the kids!) and join Darren by the grassed area next to […]

, , , , , ,

Darren urges council to re-think Blaise parking charges

Hundreds of constituents have contacted Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, about the council’s consultation on charging a flat-rate of £2 for parking at Blaise Castle Estate and restricting parking on adjacent roads. The full proposals are available here. Darren said: “MPs can’t directly intervene in the council’s decision-making processes but we can ensure our constituents voice is […]

, ,

Join Darren’s team – Admin Assistant 20hrs per week.

Labour MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has a vacancy for a part-time Admin Assistant. Closing Date: 17th August 2018 – 6pm Job Title: Admin Assistant (circa 20 hours per week) Working For: Darren Jones MP (Bristol North West) Location: Westbury-On-Trym, Bristol Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales, circa £9-10 per hr – […]