Caroline Flint

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Caroline Flint has paid tribute to former Hayfield School headteacher Tony Storey OBE, who died this week., aged 76.

 

MP pays tribute to Tony Storey OBE

Caroline Flint has paid tribute to former Hayfield School headteacher Tony Storey OBE, who died this week., aged 76.   Read more

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Picture the scene. It's 6.20am at Doncaster Racecourse. The morning after the night before. The people of Don Valley have placed their trust in me to serve as their Member of Parliament, but elsewhere in Yorkshire, and around the country, Labour has lost the election.

Ready for the hard work of rebuilding

Picture the scene. It's 6.20am at Doncaster Racecourse. The morning after the night before. The people of Don Valley have placed their trust in me to serve as their Member... Read more

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When any party loses an election, the most important people you have to listen to are the ones who didn't vote for you. After all, if we had all the answers ourselves, we would have won the election.

That might sound like a counterintuitive, even risky, thing to say in the midst of a leadership and deputy leadership election, where only Labour Party members, supporters and affiliates can vote.

#ReachOut To Win

When any party loses an election, the most important people you have to listen to are the ones who didn't vote for you. After all, if we had all the... Read more

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Labour may have spent too much time talking about the bedroom tax to voters who were unaffected by it and would have liked to hear more about policies that affect them, one of the frontrunners to be deputy leader said.

Broadening Labour's appeal

Labour may have spent too much time talking about the bedroom tax to voters who were unaffected by it and would have liked to hear more about policies that affect... Read more

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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

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