Entries by Sam

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Darren demands proper funding of Bristol schools

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones said: “Today (30th Nov) is #FundingFriday – where members of the National Education Union (NEU) will be calling on the government to fund education and our young people’s futures properly. Not those ‘little extras’ that the chancellor patronisingly referred to in the Autumn Budget but the must-haves like […]

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Darren shares council and government response on HGVs and trucks using minor local roads

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, shared his concerns about the on-going problems of lorries and trucks getting stuck under/damaging the iron bridge in Shirehampton (see below picture of incident on 25 10 18) and causing traffic chaos on minor roads whilst they find their way back to the main roads with the council. Darren has now […]

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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: “Following my meeting with Scotty on Saturday 24th, as promised, I have written to the Mayor about the L-Dub Community Bike Project. I’ve […]

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Darren gets response on Migrant Impact Fund

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, wrote to the Chancellor in advance of the Autumn Budget calling for the  Migrant Impact Fund to be restored. Darren has now received a response: Darren Jones MP said: “The £50m Migrant Impact Fund (although it now appears only £35million was awarded) was set-up several years ago in response […]

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Darren calls for parity for children’s mental health funding

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has commented on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services following release of a major new report from the Children’s Commissioner for England. The report includes a detailed break-down of spending, waiting times and the number of children turned away for each area of England. This has enabled Darren to […]

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Darren shares concerns about 3 and 4 bus routes

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has shared updates on First Bus services that run from Cribbs through Henbury, Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton, Sea Mills, Coombe Dingle and Stoke Bishop to the city centre. Darren said: “I’ve been made aware of a number of on-going problems affecting the number 3 and 4 First bus routes. I shared […]

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Darren backs second reading of Modern Slavery Bill

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, has signed a cross-party letter sent to The Times supporting the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill: ————– Dear Sir, We welcome the Government’s plans to improve support for victims of modern slavery. But their limited proposals are inadequate. This problem would be addressed directly by the Modern Slavery […]

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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 […]