Caroline Flint

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Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has today highlighted the gaps in support for people leaving prison, as the Public Accounts Committee released a new report scrutinising probation and rehabilitation services.

Caroline pushes for better support for prisoners and communities

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has today highlighted the gaps in support for people leaving prison, as the Public Accounts Committee released a new report scrutinising probation and rehabilitation... Read more

This week, Caroline led a group of over eighty Parliamentarians to send a letter to the Chancellor to progress the debate about funding for transport in the North.

Caroline leads Northern MPs calling for Chancellor to commit to invest in Northern transport

This week, Caroline led a group of over eighty Parliamentarians to send a letter to the Chancellor to progress the debate about funding for transport in the North. Read more

John_Glen_and_CF0519.jpgCaroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has called for action to protect the UK’s rural communities from losing their crucial banking services.

Leading a cross-party delegation of MPs representing rural constituencies, Caroline has met with the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen, to discuss rural branch closures and make the case for innovative solutions such as community banking hubs.

Flint Presses Treasury to Support our Rural Bank Branches

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, has called for action to protect the UK’s rural communities from losing their crucial banking services. Leading a cross-party delegation of MPs representing... Read more

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, led an inquiry this week questioning senior civil servants over housebuilding targets.

Caroline leads inquiry into the broken housing market

Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, led an inquiry this week questioning senior civil servants over housebuilding targets. Read more

Caroline Flint and ward councillors have vowed to keep the pressure on a Rossington waste management company to clean up its act and take HGVs off residential roads.

The Don Valley MP convened a meeting with Environment Agency representatives to allow parish councillors to express their concerns and to discuss options following longstanding problems with waste and recycling firm Attero – now rebranded as Eco-Power Environmental.

MP and councillors seek to keep up the pressure on waste firm

Caroline Flint and ward councillors have vowed to keep the pressure on a Rossington waste management company to clean up its act and take HGVs off residential roads. The Don... Read more

Climate change campaigner Caroline Flint has signed a cross-party letter to the Prime Minister asking her to undo the blocks the government has placed on onshore wind energy. This support was welcomed today by 10:10 Climate Action and Power for People, who are coordinating the letter.

Campaigners welcome Caroline Flint’s support for onshore wind

Climate change campaigner Caroline Flint has signed a cross-party letter to the Prime Minister asking her to undo the blocks the government has placed on onshore wind energy. This support... Read more

DV_Hoc_Trip2013_cropped.jpgIf you have not been to Parliament in recent years and seen inside the incredible Palace of Westminster, now is your chance.

Residents of Don Valley constituency are being invited to join a coach trip organised by Don Valley Labour Party on Tuesday 28 May.

Don Valley Trip to Parliament - join them

If you have not been to Parliament in recent years and seen inside the incredible Palace of Westminster, now is your chance. Residents of Don Valley constituency are being invited... Read more

Caroline Flint has met Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, to discuss a new Government project to improve prisons.  

Said Caroline: "I am very grateful to the Minister for meeting.  Two of the prisons in the 10 Prisons Project - HMP Lindholme and HMP Moorland - are in Don Valley.  The Project seeks to tackle drugs, improve maintenance of prisons, and improve training of staff.  Every prison officer in those establishments would welcome this - but it is vital for my constituents and other staff who work in these prisons, that their safety and working life is improved by this Project. It must deliver for them."

 

Ten Prisons Project must get results - MP tells Minister

Caroline Flint has met Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, to discuss a new Government project to improve prisons.   Said Caroline: "I am very grateful to the Minister for meeting.  Two of... Read more

Speaking after today’s vote (29 March) on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, Caroline Flint said:

“Today, the day we should have left the EU, Parliament let down the people and businesses of Don Valley.

“Parliament has strained the patience of people who thought that over 1,000 days after the referendum, the UK should have left already.

“I hope everyone understands that today’s vote was a vote to block Brexit.  I couldn’t support that.   

“I voted to guarantee that the UK would leave the EU on 22 May.  Today, that option was thrown away.

"Today, Parliament has let down Don Valley. I won't." pledges Flint

Speaking after today’s vote (29 March) on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, Caroline Flint said: “Today, the day we should have left the EU, Parliament let down the people and businesses... Read more

Speaking after the Commons Indicative Votes, Caroline Flint said:

"Yesterday, I voted in line with my general election pledges to respect the vote and to support a deal.

“None of yesterday’s debate was about the Deal the EU has asked Parliament to make a decision on. Some motions were about the future trading relationships, but a few motions were efforts to stop Brexit or force a second referendum. I voted against both of those proposals.

Caroline Flint - How I voted on the Indicative Votes

Speaking after the Commons Indicative Votes, Caroline Flint said: "Yesterday, I voted in line with my general election pledges to respect the vote and to support a deal. “None of... Read more

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