Entries by Sam

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Darren welcomes funding to support homeless

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has praised Bristol City Council’s successful application for £600,000 funding to support homeless people across the city. Darren said: “Well done to the team at the council for successfully bringing £600,000 funding to support Bristol’s homeless. I think we all know this money alone won’t solve the rising homelessness, […]

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Darren updates residents on Avonmouth Flies

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has been investigating the on-going fly problem in the Avonmouth area alongside the council and Environment Agency. Darren has met with a number of prominent businesses in the area to see their on-site practises and discuss local resident concerns.  Here’s Darren’s latest update: Darren said: Over the early May […]

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Public meeting on YardArts Development

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones will be hosting a public meeting regarding the proposed YardArts development on Penpole Lane in Shirehampton. Darren said: “Following my survey, over 430 local residents have now contacted me to share their views about the proposed YardArts site on Penpole Lane. The majority are against the plans, or at least what […]

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Darren updates residents on Stoke Lodge

MP for Bristol North West, Darren Jones has recently met local residents, and separately with staff from Cotham School, to discuss the school’s use of Stoke Lodge green space which would include the erection of a fence, alongside submission of a planning application to erect a new changing room building and works to the existing changing rooms. Darren said on the ‘We […]

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Darren says ‘don’t risk it’ – report scams!

June is Citizens Advice’s annual Scams Awareness Month. This year’s theme is ‘don’t risk it’ – if you’re unsure about the deal you are being sold then it may be too good to be true. Citizens Advice research has found that a staggering 72% of people have been targeted by scammers in the last 2 […]

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Darren visits University’s Integrative Epidemiology Unit

On Friday 25th May, Darren visited the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU) at the University of Bristol. The MRC invests around £800 million per year in world-class research across the biomedical spectrum, from fundamental lab-based science to clinical trials, and in all major disease areas. The MRC is a non-departmental public body funded through the […]

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Darren backs local schools

On Friday 25th May, Darren visited two local schools – Henleaze Junior School and Kingsweston Special School. Darren said after the visit: “It was a delight to meet pupils, staff and governors and hear more about the challenges facing our education providers. More government funding is sorely needed to support our children’s education and to […]

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Darren is GDPR ready

  Prior to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation on 25th May, Darren Jones MP has updated his off and on line Privacy Statements. Darren has also published a Data Protection Policy – GDPR and Personal Data Audit. You can view these documents here.