Entries by Sam

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Darren visits University’s Physics Dept.

On Friday 15th March, Darren visited the University of Bristol’s Physics Department. Darren said after the visit: ” I was delighted to work with PhD students from Bristol University last week, bringing my experience as a member of the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee putting students through their paces in bringing to […]

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Darren visits Henbury School

Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones,  has visited Henbury School. Darren said after the visit: “Last Friday (15th March) , I visited the new temporary headteacher at Henbury School to better understand the special measures Ofsted outcome, the change in leadership to the Greenshaw Academy, the proposed name change and the plan of action for the […]

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Darren visits Sea Mills Community Garden

Bristol North West MP, Darren Jones recently joined members of the team celebrating Sea Mill’s 100th Birthday at the community’s garden. You can find out more and get involved in the centenary celebrations by visiting: http://seamills100.co.uk/ Darren said: “What a great initiative the Sea Mills Community Garden is, tucked behind housing on Sylvan Way. And open […]

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Darren submits A4018 feedback

Following thousands of constituent contacts, MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones, has submitted his feedback in response to the council’s proposed changes to the A4018. Darren had urged constituents to sign his petition calling on the Mayor to scrap the plans to the village, complete his A4018 survey and formally respond to the council’s consultation before […]

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Darren backs International Women’s Day

Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West, supported International Women’s Day 2019 on 8th March by attending a Q and A panel organised by KMPG and attended by over a hundred women from across the city. After the event, Darren also met the mayor to view the council’s new (and free to visit!) exhibition of portraits of women from […]

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Darren attends Library consultation in Southmead

Labour-run Bristol City Council saved all of the city’s libraries from closure in 2018 but, given the continued decline in government funding, they have asked for our help to look at innovative ways of running the service in the future. Along with constituents, Darren attended an event at the Greenway Centre in early March to talk about ideas to support […]

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Darren hosts third meeting to discuss changes to A4018

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones, has continued to listen the views of his constituents by hosting a third public meeting in response to the council’s proposed changes to the A4018. This latest meeting was attended by over 300 residents, taking the total number of attendees to the MP’s series of meeting to well […]

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North Bristol Transport – explained in Darren’s video

Darren is calling on Bristol City Council to scrap controversial proposals which would see the carving up of Westbury-on-Trym village and the cutting off of Henbury and Brentry. Under these proposals, due to the volume of turning restrictions, congestion in Southmead is also likely to be impacted. Darren is also calling on residents impacted by […]

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Darren comments on Childcare Survey and backs childcare improvements.

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones, has commented on the release of the2019 Childcare Survey from Coram Family and Childcare. This follows Darren’s recent Westminster Hall debate where he called for fully-funded state childcare. Darren said: “I know families are struggling – that’s one of the reasons I recently called for fully-funded state childcare. […]