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Cf_meeting_Jeremy_Hunt_Liam_Jonathan.jpgCaroline Flint has met with Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to seek Government support for children of alcoholics.

Joined by Liam Byrne MP and Jon Ashworth, the three MPs are seeking Government action on their Manifesto for Change – a campaign to ensure that every area of England has a plan to support children in families with alcohol misuse.

Caroline in talks with Health Secretary over Children of Alcoholics

Caroline Flint has met with Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to seek Government support for children of alcoholics. Joined by Liam Byrne MP and Jon Ashworth, the three MPs are seeking... Read more

NPR_Caroline_and_Andy_Burnham_cropped.jpgCaroline Flint has added her backing to a campaign for High Speed rail for the North, chairing the launch of a campaign in Parliament this week.

Caroline, who Co-Chairs the Northern Powerhouse All Party Parliamentary Group, said: “People in Doncaster have heard a lot about HS2, but with this campaign, we are demanding our HS3 – Northern Powerhouse Rail – to make trains from Hull to Liverpool, Doncaster to Newcastle hi-speed.

MP launches campaign for Northern Powerhouse Rail

Caroline Flint has added her backing to a campaign for High Speed rail for the North, chairing the launch of a campaign in Parliament this week. Caroline, who Co-Chairs the... Read more

Caroline_Flint_Back_Heathrow_0218.jpgAirport campaigner Caroline Flint has backed building a new runway at Heathrow because of the huge number of jobs, the economic boost and the new regional connectivity that will benefit Doncaster.

Caroline said: “I was delighted to join Unite the Union and Back Heathrow – the grassroots community campaign for expansion at Heathrow airport - to promote this important campaign. The new runway at Heathrow has been a long time coming. This project will create jobs, connections and opportunities for firms, not just in the South, but across the country – and Doncaster should be part of it.

Caroline says "Let's Back Heathrow"

Airport campaigner Caroline Flint has backed building a new runway at Heathrow because of the huge number of jobs, the economic boost and the new regional connectivity that will benefit... Read more

Caroline_Flint_and_Helen_Jones_-_Rebel_Daughters.jpgCaroline Flint has been given a guided tour by Assistant Director Helen Jones of the Rebel Daughters exhibition, at The Point, in Doncaster.

The exhibition is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first women to get the vote, in 1918, and will be showcasing a range of voices of all ages, exploring what being a rebel daughter means.

Ms Flint told Helen Jones said: “Being a rebel daughter means not letting anyone tell you how to be a rebel daughter.”  Watch the video HERE.

Photo (right) Caroline Flint and Helen Jones

Caroline joins the Rebel Daughters

Caroline Flint has been given a guided tour by Assistant Director Helen Jones of the Rebel Daughters exhibition, at The Point, in Doncaster.The exhibition is to celebrate the 100th anniversary... Read more

HCLounge_Caroline_and_JoJPG.jpgCaroline Flint was given a rapid-fire guide to life as a barista, when she popped into the Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby Main this week.

Caroline gets barista training at Hot Chocolate Lounge

Caroline Flint was given a rapid-fire guide to life as a barista, when she popped into the Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby Main this week. Read more

Northern_Powerhouse.pngRead my article about the Northern Powerhouse in the New Statesman here.

The starting point for any debate on the Northern Powerhouse is: what is it? Is it an idea? Was it just George Osborne’s attempt to show the Tories cared about the North? Is it a chance to rebrand the North’s major cities? Is it about bringing the North’s leading politicians and industrialists together to help rebalance the United Kingdom’s economy?

Caroline Flint MP: where now for the Northern Powerhouse?

Read my article about the Northern Powerhouse in the New Statesman here. The starting point for any debate on the Northern Powerhouse is: what is it? Is it an idea? Was... Read more

POSt_note_parnetal_drinking0218.JPGAlcohol campaigner, Caroline Flint has welcomed the latest report produced in parliament on the impact of alcohol misuse by parents.

Ms Flint is Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Children of Alcoholics, which commissioned the report.

Caroline Flint welcomes Report on impact of Parental Drinking

Alcohol campaigner, Caroline Flint has welcomed the latest report produced in parliament on the impact of alcohol misuse by parents. Ms Flint is Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary... Read more

Natahsa_Kaplinsky__Caroline_and_Simon_Sharma_-_FJ_Heritage.jpgCaroline Flint MP has joined historian Simon Schama and TV presenter Natasha Kaplinsky in Parliament to launch a project to map and preserve the historic synagogues of Europe.

They are among dozens of names from the worlds of politics, heritage, the arts and religion to add their support to the initiative which aims to bring the current state of these historic synagogues to a wider audience.

MP backs project to save Europe's historic synagogues

Caroline Flint MP has joined historian Simon Schama and TV presenter Natasha Kaplinsky in Parliament to launch a project to map and preserve the historic synagogues of Europe. They are... Read more

CF_close_up_with_name080218.JPGCaroline Flint has accused RBS, owners of NatWest bank, of secrecy over the facts about the proposed Thorne and Bawtry NatWest branch closures.

During a debate on community banking, the MP addressed RBS bosses, saying: “Please do not patronise me with offers to meet a ‘senior representative’ when you refuse to provide any information which may demonstrate that small businesses, pensioners or the community generally may need the services provided in the Thorne and Bawtry branches more than you care to admit.”

Flint attacks RBS secrecy over bank branch closures

Caroline Flint has accused RBS, owners of NatWest bank, of secrecy over the facts about the proposed Thorne and Bawtry NatWest branch closures. During a debate on community banking, the... Read more

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