Entries by Sam

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Darren shares response from council on Blaise Castle vandalism

A number of constituents contacted Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, about the recent vandalism, estimated to cost roughly £2000 to repair, to the Blaise Castle Museum’s balustrade wall. Following these concerns, Darren contacted Bristol City Council to ensure they were aware of the range of antisocial behaviour and vandalism being experienced and witnessed by park visitors. […]

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Survey: sale of energy drinks to young people

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has launched a survey on the sale of energy drinks to young people. Darren said: “I’m a member of the cross-party Science and Tech Committee and in recent months we have undertaken an inquiry on the impact on health, particularly in children and young people,  of energy drinks. During […]

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Darren supports Bristol Giving Day

On 10th October, the team at Quartet Community Foundation are organising the inaugural #BristolGivingDay – an opportunity for everyone in Bristol to have fun, raise money and make life better for other Bristolians. If you or your company want to find out more, or sign-up to fundraise visit Bristol Giving Day. Darren said: “Bristol Giving […]

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Commonwealth Citizens event and Windrush Compensation Scheme

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, would like to share details of an upcoming event, organised by Bristol City Council, for Commonwealth Citizens, as well as details of the government’s proposed Windrush Compensation scheme. Darren said: “A number of residents of Bristol North West have been impacted by the government’s gross mis-handling of the […]

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Darren comments on Blaise Castle vandalism

A number of constituents have contacted Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, about the recent vandalism, estimated to cost roughly £2000 to repair, to the Blaise Castle Museum’s balustrade wall. A spokesperson for the Police said: “Between 4pm on Sunday, August 26 and 8.45am on Bank Holiday Monday, Aug 27, offender(s) caused around £2,000 worth of damage […]

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Darren calls on Regional Mayor to attend Transport Forum

Labour MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has continued to call for large-scale improvements to transport infrastructure in North Bristol by writing to the Regional Mayor, Tim Bowles, and inviting him to an upcoming Transport Forum. You can reserve your tickets for the Transport Forum here. Ahead of the Transport Forum on 19th October, Darren previously chaired […]

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Darren continues to fight for Cystic Fibrosis patients

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has continued to fight for access to Orkambi for the 10,400 people with Cystic Fibrosis in the UK. Darren has co-signed another letter to Vertex Pharmaceuticals (the first was sent on 28th June 2018) – this letter asks the company to urgently sit down with, and resolve, the negotiations with NHS England so those with cystic […]