Caroline Flint

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CF_workers_rights_.JPGGuarantees on rights for British workers’ after Brexit have been secured by Caroline Flint, who was praised in the Commons this week.

The Don Valley MP was in the Chamber to hear Secretary of State, Greg Clark announce new legislation to protect workers’ rights after Brexit and to give Parliament votes on whether to improve new rights introduced by the European Union 27 states after the UK leaves.  Mr Clark said: “I am grateful to the Rt Hon Lady [Caroline] for having initiated this conversation.”

Rebecca Long-Bailey, Shadow Secretary of State for Business thanked the Don Valley MP and three other colleagues for having “unrelentingly championed the protection of British workers as we leave the EU.”  Ms Long Bailey also mentioned Melanie Onn MP, John Mann MP and Gareth Snell MP, who jointly lobbied Government for these changes.

Caroline Flint praised for securing guarantees on workers' rights

Guarantees on rights for British workers’ after Brexit have been secured by Caroline Flint, who was praised in the Commons this week. The Don Valley MP was in the Chamber... Read more

Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, has expressed her concerns about the ongoing management of the Windrush generation as a new report by the Public Accounts Committee is released today.

Caroline offers help to Windrush generation as inquiry report is released

Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, has expressed her concerns about the ongoing management of the Windrush generation as a new report by the Public Accounts Committee is released today.... Read more

Caroline Flint has demanded that local communities get a say over the new £1.6billion Stronger Towns Fund.

Welcoming the new fund, the Don Valley MP told Secretary of State for Communities, James Brokenshire: “It shouldn’t have taken a referendum and Brexit to hear the focus we are hearing today on towns.”

Small towns must have a real voice over Stronger Towns Fund

Caroline Flint has demanded that local communities get a say over the new £1.6billion Stronger Towns Fund. Welcoming the new fund, the Don Valley MP told Secretary of State for... Read more

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has expressed concern about the management of the rail system, as a new report by the Public Accounts Committee is released today.

The Committee has found that the railways faced “unacceptable” levels of disruption in 2018, and that this year looks to be another difficult year for both passengers and the rail industry. Causing concern are further significant timetable changes, as well increased amounts of maintenance work and large improvement projects rolling out.

Caroline says taxpayers pay the price for Government transport failures

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has expressed concern about the management of the rail system, as a new report by the Public Accounts Committee is released today. The Committee has... Read more

CF_Ross_All_Saints.JPGCaroline Flint has lent her support to Rossington All Saints Academy who were focusing on business and the world of work. 

The Academy’s business partner is Amazon, who have created over 1,200 jobs at the Rossington iPort; and the Don Valley MP met pupils who were preparing CVs for the world of work.

It's All Eyes on Business at Rossington All Saints

Caroline Flint has lent her support to Rossington All Saints Academy who were focusing on business and the world of work.  The Academy’s business partner is Amazon, who have created... Read more

On Tuesday 19 February, Caroline led a debate in Parliament demanding a better transport offer Don Valley towns. 

Caroline demands better transport for our towns

On Tuesday 19 February, Caroline led a debate in Parliament demanding a better transport offer Don Valley towns.  Read more

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has secured a Parliamentary debate on transport for towns.

Said Caroline: “I’m delighted to be able to highlight important transport concerns that affect Doncaster and its outlying towns.

Caroline Flint will highlight underinvestment in North in Transport for Towns debate

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has secured a Parliamentary debate on transport for towns. Said Caroline: “I’m delighted to be able to highlight important transport concerns that affect Doncaster and... Read more

Zero_hours.jpgZero-hours workers are more than twice as likely to work night shifts than other workers, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

The analysis shows that on a range of key measures, zero-hours workers are having a tougher time those in secure employment.

Photo right: Caroline pledges to campaign to end zero hours in 2019.

Caroline Flint uses HeartUnions' Week to pledge to campaign to end zero hours contracts

Zero-hours workers are more than twice as likely to work night shifts than other workers, according to new analysis published by the TUC. The analysis shows that on a range... Read more

CF_mps_intervention_150219.JPGCaroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, yesterday backed changes to the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme; as MPs stepped up a cross-party effort to have the scheme reviewed by the Government.

Caroline backs review of Mineworkers Pension Scheme

Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, yesterday backed changes to the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme; as MPs stepped up a cross-party effort to have the scheme reviewed by the Government. Read more

Help_is_there_Karen_Parkinson__Maxine_Smith_and_Caroline.jpg“You are not alone” is the message for children and young people who are trying to cope with life while living with alcoholic parents, this international Children of Alcoholics Week.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) joined forces and were supported by local Don Valley MP Caroline Flint to host an information event held at Doncaster College.

"You are not Alone" message to Children of Alcoholics

“You are not alone” is the message for children and young people who are trying to cope with life while living with alcoholic parents, this international Children of Alcoholics Week.... Read more

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