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CF_Police_and_van_updated.jpgHere are some of the things Caroline Flint has done for Don Valley as your MP...

Winning battles for Don Valley

  • Doncaster’s own airport. Lobbying Ministers; speaking at the public inquiry. The airport created 1,000 new jobs and brought new firms to Doncaster.
  • The Great Yorkshire Way. A Rossington link road was a 16 year battle. iPort has created 2,000 jobs.
  • DN7 project. Lobbied for the M18 J6 link road to take HGVs off residential roads.
  • Promoted tourism, and our Wildlife Park from its beginning; Conisbrough Castle and the Pilgrim Fathers anniversary.
  • New investment. Voted funding for new secondary schools across Don Valley; the Tom Hill Youth Club and the Bambury Bridge in Denaby Main.
  • Local policing. As a Minister, helped set up the first neighbourhood policing teams. Campaigned to restore policing teams cut by the Tories - and won, with more police.
  • A strong NHS. Lobbied for new health centres across Don Valley. Stopped creation of a Wholly Owned Subsidiary at DRI.
  • Made in Doncaster. Backed local firms like Omega in Thorne to expand, creating over 100 new jobs.
  • Our environment. Fought against the destruction of peatlands. Thorne & Hatfield Moors taken into public ownership in 2003.

Standing up for communities

  • Rogue landlords. Campaigned against rogue landlords. A landlord licensing scheme for Edlington came into force in 2018.
  • New estates. Won broadband for Warren Park, Bessacarr and Pembridge Park, Hayfield Green.
  • Towns and villages. Stood up for our outlying towns and villages, supporting our high streets, like Thorne, Tickhill and Bawtry.
  • Rural broadband. Championed fixing broadband - coverage now 97% of homes.
  • Organised crime. The Royal Estate police station in Edlington coming back into use.
  • Safer roads. Campaigned for 20mph zones near schools. Battled to close lorry park in Rossington. Secured pedestrian footbridge for Hayfield Green.
  • Congestion. New Dunsville traffic lights.
  • Traffic Speed. Reduced speed limits in Braithwell and Austerfield.
  • A local NHS. Campaigning for new Rossington health centre.

Seeking Justice

  • Workers’ rights. Backed Polypipe workers to win union recognition; DRI electricians to recover withheld earnings;
  • The People’s Post. Backed CWU Save our Post Office campaign and opposed break-up of Royal Mail Parcel Force. Promoted Unite-Wavin learning partnership in Warmsworth.
  • Coal Health. Helped hundreds of former miners’ coalhealth claims; and recovered fees wrongly taken by solicitors.
  • WASPI. Supporting pension justice for 1950s-born women.
  • Tackling poverty. Helping Universal Credit claimants. Lobbied for £3billion improvement to UC allowances. Supporting local foodbank

In touch. In the Community

  • Elm Green Lane Centre. Fought off mayor Davies’ effort to closed this community centre in Conisbrough.
  • Giving back. Volunteering at Martinwells Lake, Edlington.MW_lake_group_pic_litter_pick1019_edited.jpg
  • Backed the Military Covenant and to restore neglected WW1 graves.
  • Here to help. Monthly surgeries in each ward since 1997. 1,700 surgeries. Over 25,000 people helped.

A national voice

“I spend more time on local doorsteps and visits than on TV or radio. Don Valley comes first. But I never miss a chance to plug Doncaster.”

What's Caroline ever done for Don Valley? More than you might think...

Here are some of the things Caroline Flint has done for Don Valley as your MP... Winning battles for Don Valley Doncaster’s own airport. Lobbying Ministers; speaking at the public...

Brexit_Pledge_LWL.jpg“ I voted 21 times to deliver Brexit. Unlike some MPs, I kept my election promises. When others kept quiet,
I spoke up, staying strong for Don Valley’s voters. Despite taking a lot of stick for this in Parliament,
I knew it was the right thing to do.

"Now back me to finish the job and move on."

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Published by Kirsty Lenham on behalf of Caroline Flint, both at meteor House, First Ave; Auckley, DN9 3GA

"I stood with you on Brexit. Now stand with me." says Caroline

“ I voted 21 times to deliver Brexit. Unlike some MPs, I kept my election promises. When others kept quiet,I spoke up, staying strong for Don Valley’s voters. Despite taking...

Caroline Flint has pledged to fight to save the last bank branch in Thorne.
Said Caroline: "We must try to save the TSB branch in Thorne.  This is the last bank in the town and serves a wide area.
"Our small towns are being let down.  In 2017 we lost the HSBC branch; in 2018 we lost the Natwest Branch - now the last bank in Thorne in closing. More banks have closed during the Conservative Government than ever before.
"We need a banking guarantee from Government - so every town has a bank branch on their doorstep, even if it is a premises shared by several banks.
"This is another example of our smaller outlying towns and villages being left behind.  Losing banks is a blow to business and to customers."
Thorne town also serves residents from Moorends and Hatfield.  The town has a lot of local small businesses, a strong community and recently featured in the UCI World Road Race Championships.

Flint pledges to fight to save the Thorne TSB Branch

Caroline Flint has pledged to fight to save the last bank branch in Thorne. Said Caroline: "We must try to save the TSB branch in Thorne.  This is the last bank in...


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