Caroline Flint

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Let_to_LOTO190619.JPGDon Valley MP Caroline Flint has written to Jeremy Corbyn urging Labour to “remain a party of the whole nation” and to respect the outcome of the 2016 referendum.

26 Labour MPs, including several prominent Yorkshire MPs, have signed a joint letter.

Caroline says "Respect the outcome of the 2016 Referendum"

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has written to Jeremy Corbyn urging Labour to “remain a party of the whole nation” and to respect the outcome of the 2016 referendum. 26... Read more

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_Gary_and_Janet_-_clifton_alpacas.jpgCaroline Flint had a surprise encounter with some friendly alpacas at the Braithwell Church and Country Fair this week.

The Don Valley MP met Janet and Gary Brown, from Field View Farm, Clifton village, who rear a herd of alpacas, and sell socks made from the wool.

Caroline meets some friendly Alpacas - in Braithwell!

Caroline Flint had a surprise encounter with some friendly alpacas at the Braithwell Church and Country Fair this week. The Don Valley MP met Janet and Gary Brown, from Field... Read more

Hat_Woodhouse_PS_thumbs_up_040619.jpgCaroline Flint may have met a future Prime Minister this week, when she greeted keen visitors from Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School this week.

The Year 6 pupils learnt about democracy and government when they went down to London on 4 June and took a tour round the Houses of Parliament before meeting up with the Don Valley MP.

Pupils walk in the footsteps of the Suffragettes

Caroline Flint may have met a future Prime Minister this week, when she greeted keen visitors from Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School this week. The Year 6 pupils learnt about democracy... 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

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