Entries by Sam

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Darren updates on L-Dub Community Bike Project

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West has been following up on concerns about the future of the L-Dub Community Bike Project following local press reports and enquiries from constituents. Darren said: “A number of constituents have contacted me with concerns about the future of the L-Dub Community Bike Project. I share those concerns. I […]

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MP writes to Avonmouth residents

2500 letters from Darren Jones MP will be delivered to residents across Avonmouth. The letter updates constituents on Darren’s work in the area. Darren Jones MP said: ” In the course of supporting Avonmouth residents and understanding the concerns raised with me, I have met on-site with many Avonmouth-based businesses (including those that process refuse-derived fuel), Bristol […]

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Darren calls for ban on sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has submitted a formal response to the government’s consultation on the use of energy drinks by young people. To inform Darren’s views on this matter, he met students, parents and teaching staff at a Shirehampton school last week (16th Nov) to discuss the government’s consultation on energy drinks which […]

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Darren hosts school debate on energy drinks and social media use for Parliament Week

To celebrate Parliament Week 2018, Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, chaired a debate with students, parents and teaching staff at Oasis Brightstowe in Shirehampton on Friday 15th November. As both the local MP and a member of the Science and Technology Committee, Darren Jones MP met students, parents and teaching staff at the Shirehampton […]

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Darren comments on MP Expenses

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has spoke about his expenses claims: Darren said: “ Every year some newspapers run a story on MPs expenses. Because I’m the only newly elected MP in Bristol, my expenses are the highest in the city. That’s because I’m given “start-up” budgets to pay for new IT and a […]

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Darren attends Remembrance Service in Shirehampton

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, attended a Remembrance Day service in Shirehampton and laid a wreath at the village’s war memorial. Darren said: “It is always a huge honour and privilege to represent the people of Bristol North West on Remembrance Sunday – especially as we commemorate the hundred year anniversary of the […]

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Darren signs Bristol’s Equality Charter

Prior to launch on 12th November 2018, Member of Parliament for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has signed Bristol’s inaugural Equality Charter as one of the first signatories. The Bristol Equality Charter is a city-wide initiative co-designed by private, public and voluntary sector organisations, committed to improving equality of opportunity for everyone in Bristol and to […]

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MP comments on WASPI pension poverty

Following concerns that women affected by the government’s acceleration of pension changes are facing rising poverty, Darren Jones MP shared his views on the so-called WASPI campaign. Darren Jones MP said: “Many women had just 18 months notice of the extension of their pension age, whilst some were given inaccurate information by government departments when the government chose […]