Caroline Flint

Standing up for Don Valley.

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CF_pay_cap_pq_close_up240718.JPGDon Valley MP Caroline Flint has challenged the Government to guarantee a pay rise for Doncaster public servants.

Following an announcement by the Government that public sector pay for teachers, members of the armed forces and prison officers would rise, Caroline sought assurances in the House of Commons that this meant a pay rise in real terms, and that public sector workers in Doncaster wouldn’t see their pay decreased.

Flint seeks guarantee of pay rise for Doncaster public servants

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has challenged the Government to guarantee a pay rise for Doncaster public servants. Following an announcement by the Government that public sector pay for teachers,... Read more

Caroline has urged the Public Health Minister, Steve Brine MP, to fairly distribute the £6 million funding available for children of alcoholics fairly around the country. 

After extensive lobbying from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children of Alcoholics, of which Caroline is a key member, the Government agreed to allocate £6 million in funding for children of alcoholics. 

Caroline urges Public Health Minister to spread alcohol support funding across the country

Caroline has urged the Public Health Minister, Steve Brine MP, to fairly distribute the £6 million funding available for children of alcoholics fairly around the country.  After extensive lobbying from... Read more

Caroline Flint has welcomed a victory for one in twenty of the Doncaster claimants of Employment and Support Allowance, who were underpaid by the Department for Work and Pensions following their transfer from Incapacity Benefit.

The Government announcement of repayments, which is expected to cost £390 million, follows a damning report by the powerful Commons Public Accounts Committee, of which Ms Flint is a member.  At least 70,000 claimants lost out across England and Wales due to Government mistakes.

Caroline Flint welcomes repayments to Doncaster ESA claimants

Caroline Flint has welcomed a victory for one in twenty of the Doncaster claimants of Employment and Support Allowance, who were underpaid by the Department for Work and Pensions following... Read more

Rovers_Supporters_Club_DN7_donation.JPGDon Valley MP Caroline Flint has praised a foodbank for its work supporting residents in Dunscroft, Dunsville, Hatfield and Stainforth and welcomed £600 a donation by Doncaster Rovers Supporters Club.

The MP visited the DN7 Community Foodbank to meet volunteers and listen to clients who turn to the foodbank for help.

Caroline praises Rovers Supporters' donation to DN7 Community Foodbank

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has praised a foodbank for its work supporting residents in Dunscroft, Dunsville, Hatfield and Stainforth and welcomed £600 a donation by Doncaster Rovers Supporters Club.... Read more

Caroline_with_the_Warmsworth_Gala_-_1940s_fancy_dress_finalists.JPGCaroline Flint declared Warmsworth Gala ‘70 and going strong’ after spending Saturday enjoying the occasion in its 70th year.

Ms Flint spent time talking to local groups that protect the Don Gorge, including the Don Gorge Community Group, and the Don Catchment Rivers Trust www.dcrt.org.uk

Caroline joins 1940s Warmsworth Gala

Caroline Flint declared Warmsworth Gala ‘70 and going strong’ after spending Saturday enjoying the occasion in its 70th year. Ms Flint spent time talking to local groups that protect the... Read more

Caroline Flint this week welcomed calls from the cross sector alliance of almost 40 organisations for the Government to support parents and families in upcoming alcohol strategy. 

Caroline launches alcohol harm report in Parliament

Caroline Flint this week welcomed calls from the cross sector alliance of almost 40 organisations for the Government to support parents and families in upcoming alcohol strategy.  Read more

Mayor_Majid_Khan_Sienna_White_and_Caroline_Flint.JPGCaroline Flint joined Doncaster Mayor Majid Khan and Cantley with Branton Parish Council Chair Michelle Sidebottom to open the Branton Community Event this week.

The event marked the unveiling of a new circular walk and new play and fitness equipment.

It also marked the opening of Sianne's Butterfly Trail, a butterfly-friendly border and commemorative bench in memory of Sianne White, who passed away in 2015, aged three.  

Sianne's Butterfly Trail marks Branton Community event

Caroline Flint joined Doncaster Mayor Majid Khan and Cantley with Branton Parish Council Chair Michelle Sidebottom to open the Branton Community Event this week. The event marked the unveiling of... Read more

Caroline joined the Fabian Society and Community Union to speak about the future of trade unions at an event in Parliament this week. 

Caroline speaks on the future of unions for the Fabian Society

Caroline joined the Fabian Society and Community Union to speak about the future of trade unions at an event in Parliament this week.  Read more

CF_point_of_order_040718.JPGThis week during Prime Minister's Questions, Theresa May made a false claim about Labour in Government.

Here is what Theresa May said in response to Labour MP Julie Cooper.

Now WATCH my Point of Order.

Theresa May claimed she had put money into nursery education when the previous Labour Government had not.  When she was Chair of Education in the London Borough of Merton, Mrs Thatcher was Prime Minister and there had not been a Labour Government for 11 years.

 

 

 

Caroline Flint corrects Prime Minister over attack on Labour Government

This week during Prime Minister's Questions, Theresa May made a false claim about Labour in Government. Here is what Theresa May said in response to Labour MP Julie Cooper. Now...

Caroline Flint was WOWed by pupils from Branton St Wilfred’s Church of England Primary School following her visit to the school to chat to them about their walking campaign.

MP "WOWed" by Branton pupils road safety campaign

Caroline Flint was WOWed by pupils from Branton St Wilfred’s Church of England Primary School following her visit to the school to chat to them about their walking campaign. Read more

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