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Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has urged Ministers to tackle antisocial behaviour by ensuring that bans and curfews are used alongside prosecutions.

The MP did so after one six week police operation against crime and antisocial behaviour in Doncaster led to 40 arrests.  Ms Flint has strongly supported more powers for the police and Doncaster council to tackle antisocial behaviour.

MP urges bans and curfews to stop ASB yobs

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has urged Ministers to tackle antisocial behaviour by ensuring that bans and curfews are used alongside prosecutions. The MP did so after one six week... Read more

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has this week supported a cross-party letter to support victims of rape by removing the automatic parental rights of those who have fathered a child through rape.

Caroline backs cross-party approach to support rape victims

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has this week supported a cross-party letter to support victims of rape by removing the automatic parental rights of those who have fathered... Read more

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, took part this week in a Westminster Hall debate on the UK’s Shared Prosperity Fund, secured by South Yorkshire Mayor, Dan Jarvis MP.

Caroline asks for better funding for towns

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, took part this week in a Westminster Hall debate on the UK’s Shared Prosperity Fund, secured by South Yorkshire Mayor, Dan Jarvis MP.... Read more

Caroline challenged the Prime Minister Theresa May on trade union rights at PMQs yesterday. Watch a video clip of her question below. 

Caroline challenges PM on trade union rights

Caroline challenged the Prime Minister Theresa May on trade union rights at PMQs yesterday. Watch a video clip of her question below.  Read more

ASB_mtg_w_SYP_260419.jpgDoncaster’s neighbourhood policing teams are to see more police on the streets as South Yorkshire Police have promised to boost the police presence across communities.

The plans were discussed at a meeting organised by Caroline Flint MP with local Labour councillors and senior police officers, including Borough Commander Shaun Morley.

More police on the streets - meeting is told

Doncaster’s neighbourhood policing teams are to see more police on the streets as South Yorkshire Police have promised to boost the police presence across communities. The plans were discussed at... Read more

Caroline Flint has welcomed as “a lifeline for Don Valley’s villages” the Labour pledge of new funding of £1.3billion per year to reverse cuts made to 3,000 bus routes by the Tories since 2010 and to fund the expansion of new bus services.

Said Caroline: “For too long, many of our outlying towns and villages get a second class bus service.  Yet buses are essential to get people to work on early shifts and home late at night.

“Doncaster’s towns and village stand to gain from reinstating bus services.  It will also reduce the risk of isolation for many elderly, and vulnerable people living in rural areas who have been totally cut off as a result of their bus services disappearing.”

Caroline backs new funding to reverse Tory cuts to 3000 bus routes

Caroline Flint has welcomed as “a lifeline for Don Valley’s villages” the Labour pledge of new funding of £1.3billion per year to reverse cuts made to 3,000 bus routes by... Read more

Karen_Mary_Poppins.jpgMary Poppins made a surprise appearance at this Year's Tickhill Scarecrow festival, as residents, businesses and community organisations went scarecrow crazy for a day.

The winning scarecrow was created by Karen Stoodley, who was presented with her trophy by Caroline Flint.

Mary Poppins flies in for Scarecrow Festival

Mary Poppins made a surprise appearance at this Year's Tickhill Scarecrow festival, as residents, businesses and community organisations went scarecrow crazy for a day. The winning scarecrow was created by... Read more

003-sf-dsa-tui-florida.jpgAirport campaigner and Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has welcomed the new TUI holiday flights from Doncaster to Florida, which commenced this week.

Caroline said: “I am very excited for the first passengers to begin their holidays flying from DSA to Florida with TUI.  Long before Doncaster Sheffield Airport opened, we saw the potential for this 2.9km runway to deliver passengers to the other side of the world.  TUI has shown the ambition to fulfil that potential.  DSA now serves 51 destinations, which simply would not be possible without a committed partner like TUI.  I hope families snap up the seats available for the Florida holidays this summer, and that the friendly, efficient service they enjoy at DSA will bring them back time and again.”

Caroline welcomes new TUI Doncaster to Florida flights

Airport campaigner and Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has welcomed the new TUI holiday flights from Doncaster to Florida, which commenced this week. Caroline said: “I am very excited for the... Read more

Caroline Flint has met with BT Openreach and Superfast South Yorkshire to address why some residents are still receiving slow internet speeds.

BT Openreach has the main contract with Government to install the broadband network.  Superfast South Yorkshire (SSY) is a consortium of local councils that seeks to spread broadband coverage.

Caroline works with BT Openreach to speed up broadband

Caroline Flint has met with BT Openreach and Superfast South Yorkshire to address why some residents are still receiving slow internet speeds. BT Openreach has the main contract with Government... Read more

CF_iPortrail_with_David_Cross_-_and_train260419.jpgCaroline Flint was shown the latest in green transportation at Doncaster iPort Rail terminal this week.

The Don Valley MP was given a tour of the 30 acre secure container site located at iPort by David Cross, Commercial Director of iPort Rail, before stepping into the cab of a reach stacker to see how containers are safely moved between trains and HGVs.

Caroline get hands-on lesson at iPort Rail

Caroline Flint was shown the latest in green transportation at Doncaster iPort Rail terminal this week. The Don Valley MP was given a tour of the 30 acre secure container... Read more

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