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If the shock of the crushing defeat is beginning to fade, the scale of the challenge facing the Labour Party is only just beginning to dawn. We now face a fight for the very survival of the Labour Party. I wish to play a part, so I am standing to be Labour's next deputy leader.

Labour's very survival is at stake

If the shock of the crushing defeat is beginning to fade, the scale of the challenge facing the Labour Party is only just beginning to dawn. We now face a... Read more

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There's been a lot of talk about what last week's result was like.

Some people have said it felt a lot like 1992.

But it wasn't -- it was worse than that. 

In 1992, we were making progress, gaining seats.

At this election, we lost seats, falling even further behind than we were in 2010.

A team with the will to win again

There's been a lot of talk about what last week's result was like. Some people have said it felt a lot like 1992. But it wasn't -- it was worse... Read more

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Labour only wins when we build broad-based coalitions, with roots in every part of the country and in all classes.

Labour needs a leadership team with the confidence to take our argument onto TV, into the Commons chambers and to every corner of the country. A team with the will to win. I’m in.

I'm in it to win it.

Labour only wins when we build broad-based coalitions, with roots in every part of the country and in all classes. Labour needs a leadership team with the confidence to take... Read more

Caroline Flint has announced 42 new surgeries for the remainder of 2015, the first seven of which will be held on Friday 12 June.

Said Caroline: “I have always tried to hold surgeries in all of the wards across Don Valley constituency and now the election is over, the new dates confirm that same arrangement. 

42 new surgery dates announced

Caroline Flint has announced 42 new surgeries for the remainder of 2015, the first seven of which will be held on Friday 12 June. Said Caroline: “I have always tried to... Read more

Caroline Flint's letter to her local newspapers.

Dear Editor

After the longest general election in living memory, the votes are cast and the country has made a decision. 

Caroline Flints letter of thanks to the voters of Don Valley

Caroline Flint's letter to her local newspapers. Dear Editor After the longest general election in living memory, the votes are cast and the country has made a decision.  Read more

CF_speaking_at_count_-__cropped.JPGIn the general election, Caroline Flint has been re-elected as Labour Member of Parliament for Don Valley with an increased majority. 

The Don Valley MP, increased her majority from 3,595 to 8,885, in a seat her Conservative opponent described as marginal.

Caroline Flint re-elected

In the general election, Caroline Flint has been re-elected as Labour Member of Parliament for Don Valley with an increased majority.  The Don Valley MP, increased her majority from 3,595... Read more

Caroline Flint has welcomed news that tenants in private rented homes will be made safer, after the Government announced that private landlords will be required to have smoke alarms in all of their properties.

Victory for "Libby's Law" smoke alarm campaign

Caroline Flint has welcomed news that tenants in private rented homes will be made safer, after the Government announced that private landlords will be required to have smoke alarms in... Read more

2015-11-03_Womans_Aid_MPs_Caroline_Flint.jpgDon Valley MP, Caroline Flint, has pledged to support two of the UK’s leading women’s charities in their call for all women to use their ‘vital’ vote in this year’s General Election. Caroline has pledged to listen to women, especially survivors of violence against women and girls in Don Valley when campaigning and in Parliament.

MP pledges to listen to women and girls in Don Valley ahead of the election

Don Valley MP, Caroline Flint, has pledged to support two of the UK’s leading women’s charities in their call for all women to use their ‘vital’ vote in this year’s... Read more

Rossington_level_crossing.JPGCaroline Flint has welcomed Network Rail’s announcement that no final decision will be taken on the replacement for the rail crossing at West End Lane until after the FARRRS link road is open.

Said Caroline:  “Network Rail’s proposals are very welcome.  They have listened to public opinion in Rossington, which has generated strong views for and against the road bridge, and they are ensuring that no decision is made until the impact of FARRRS is assessed.

Rossington Rail Crossing consultation extended to 2016

Caroline Flint has welcomed Network Rail’s announcement that no final decision will be taken on the replacement for the rail crossing at West End Lane until after the FARRRS link... Read more

Estfeld_-_Oliver_Laura_and_Caroline.JPGTickhill Estfeld pupil Oliver Neale received a giant surprise this week, when his big idea won a competition organised by Doncaster recycling company, ReFood, to create a design for the ReFood delivery lorry.

Oliver was joined by his parents, grandparents and local MP, Caroline Flint, to receive the prize of £500 of vouchers for his school. Oliver's classmates also got the chance to see the new lorry unveiled.

Oliver's big idea hits the road

Tickhill Estfeld pupil Oliver Neale received a giant surprise this week, when his big idea won a competition organised by Doncaster recycling company, ReFood, to create a design for the... Read more

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