Entries by Sam

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Darren backs local shops – nominate your high street now!

Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones MP has backed local high streets and urged the government to do more to protect local jobs and the heart of our local communities. Darren said: ” We know our high streets and shopping parades are struggling – shops are closing across the country and I see the impact […]

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Darren visits Southmead Community Centre and Westbury on Trym C of E Academy

On Saturday 30th  June, as part of his programme of summer fete visits, Darren Jones MP visited Southmead Community Centre and Westbury on Trym Church of England Academy. Darren said after the visits: “It’s the start of the summer fayre session! I popped by the excellent Southmead Community Centre and WOT PTA last weekend. These fantastic events […]

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Darren thanks NHS staff and volunteers! #NHS70

The NHS was brought into existence on 5th July 1948 under a Labour government – today marks the NHS’ 70th birthday. On this special occasion, Bristol North West MP,  Darren Jones MP thanked everyone who supports the NHS ensuring to include staff and volunteers from across both health and social care services: Darren said: ” On behalf of everyone in Bristol North […]

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Darren champions local parks and open spaces

On Friday 29th and 30th June, Darren visited Lawrence Weston Moors with Avon Wildlife Trust and attended a wildlife walk with local expert, Steve England, and the Friends of Lamplighters Marsh. This follows Darren’s recent nomination to Groundworks for the Friends on-going efforts to protect and sustain the local environment at the Marsh. Darren said after the visits: ” What […]

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Darren signs pledge: ‘MP not border guard’.

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones, has signed a Global Justice Now pledge to let everyone in his constituency know that his surgeries are a safe and welcoming place. Darren’s pledge reads: As a member of parliament, I pledge to represent and advocate for all people living in my constituency as equal members of the […]

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Free event being held in Bristol for EU Nationals

Are you an EU national concerned about your personal situation after Brexit? Have you got questions about settled status? Avon and Bristol Law Centre are hosting a Q and A with an EU Commission solicitor on Tuesday 31st July at Hamilton House. The session is free to attend and will be geared towards EU nationals […]

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Darren nominates Friends of Lamplighters Marsh for Award

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has nominated the Friends of Lamplighters Marsh (FOLM) for a Groundworks Community Award. Darren said: ” This week, I have nominated the Friends of Lamplighters Marsh for the Groundworks Community Awards. Groundworks administer the Tesco Bags of Help Grants – last year the group were successfully awarded £3000. I have met […]

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Darren challenges drug company over Orkambi

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 a letter to Vertex Pharmaceuticals – this letter asks the company to urgently resolve the negotiations with NHS England so those with cystic fibrosis can have access to this revolutionary drug. Darren said: “I […]