Entries by Sam taylor

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Darren meets Environment Agency

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones met the Environment Agency on 19th February to talk about reducing flood risk, harbouring tidal energy and regulating industry in Bristol North West. Darren met the team at Kings Weston House which offers a vantage point across the west of the constituency, an area which will benefit from the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise […]

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Darren visits GKN workers at Western Approach

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones visited GKN Aerospace and met with union reps and staff at the company’s Western Approach depot near Avonmouth on February 15th. GKN is a UK engineering firm with 6,000 UK employees across 14 sites. Two of these locations are in North Bristol and employ upwards of 2,000 people. And as a major supply chain business […]

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Darren visits Honda to discuss Brexit and Skills

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones visited Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd site in Swindon on Thursday 15 February 2018 as part of the Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship. This visit is part of an educational programme furthering his knowledge on technology, innovation and skills. Darren Jones MP was able to gain […]

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Darren visits Foodbank

Darren Jones MP has visited the team at North Bristol Foodbank. After dropping-in to the Foodbank’s Christmas donation drive at Tesco in Horfield in December 2017, Darren wanted to meet the hard working volunteers, trustees and manager who welcome people to the service and package up the donations. The Foodbank was set-up in 2012 and offered 3,740 emergency […]

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Darren calls for reinstatement of 76 bus to Henbury School – sign the petition now:

Darren Jones MP has called for the reinstatement of the number 76 bus to Henbury School following changes to the First Bus route in January 2018.  Darren has written to the Managing Director of First Bus, along with Bristol North West councillors Gill Kirk (Lockleaze) and Helen Godwin (Southmead). Pupils at the school come from […]

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Darren welcomes plans to scrap privatisation of Southmead NHS staff

Darren Jones MP has welcomed the announcement from North Bristol NHS Trust to reconsider plans to transfer some  staff to a private management company.  The Trust had been assessing the feasibility of moving support staff management of positions, including cleaners, maintenance workers and caterers, to a private company. Under these plans, affected staff would have no longer been directly employed by […]

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Darren backs Plastic Free Parliament

  Darren Jones MP is proudly supporting a Plastic Free Parliament. Plastic Free Parliament is Surfers Against Sewage’s latest campaign to highlight and tackle avoidable plastics. Darren Jones MP said: “I’ll be reducing my plastic consumption wherever possible and I back the use of reusable bottles, plates , cutlery and mugs on the parliamentary estate. […]

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Darren calls for district heating and end to fuel poverty

During Citizens Advice Big Energy Saving Week 2018, Darren Jones MP called on Bristol City Council and partners to investigate the potential of district heating in Bristol North West following a roundtable event. The roundtable (on 26th January), organised by the MP, connected the council, with Ambition Lawrence Weston, Bristol Energy, energy specialists from the […]