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CF_point_of_order_040718.JPGThis week during Prime Minister's Questions, Theresa May made a false claim about Labour in Government.

Here is what Theresa May said in response to Labour MP Julie Cooper.

Now WATCH my Point of Order.

Theresa May claimed she had put money into nursery education when the previous Labour Government had not.  When she was Chair of Education in the London Borough of Merton, Mrs Thatcher was Prime Minister and there had not been a Labour Government for 11 years.

 

 

 

Caroline Flint corrects Prime Minister over attack on Labour Government

This week during Prime Minister's Questions, Theresa May made a false claim about Labour in Government. Here is what Theresa May said in response to Labour MP Julie Cooper. Now...

Caroline Flint was WOWed by pupils from Branton St Wilfred’s Church of England Primary School following her visit to the school to chat to them about their walking campaign.

MP "WOWed" by Branton pupils road safety campaign

Caroline Flint was WOWed by pupils from Branton St Wilfred’s Church of England Primary School following her visit to the school to chat to them about their walking campaign. Read more

Bawtry_Gm_-_BARS_Sux_a_side_winners_2018.JPGCaroline Flint has praised Bawtry Action for Recreation and Sport, who held their 15th Annual Sports Day and Gala this week.

Said Caroline: “Congratulations to Sandy Young, Nigel Senior and all of those associated with BARS on another successful Sports Day and Gala.

“This event has become a regular annual fixture in the Doncaster calender and to see this ground with a new pavilion shows that all of the effort and fundraising has paid off.  This has been a real addition to community life in Bawtry and beyond.”

MP congratulates BARS for 15th Annual Sports Day

Caroline Flint has praised Bawtry Action for Recreation and Sport, who held their 15th Annual Sports Day and Gala this week. Said Caroline: “Congratulations to Sandy Young, Nigel Senior and... Read more

back_heathrow_-_more_jobs270218_cropped.jpgCaroline has voted to back a third runway for Heathrow, in the long awaited parliamentary vote.

Said Caroline:  “I am very pleased this vote has finally arrived.  The UK needed to decide which of our airports is to be our 21st century hub airport – and there is only one candidate – Heathrow.

Caroline backs Heathrow Third Runway in key Parliament Vote

Caroline has voted to back a third runway for Heathrow, in the long awaited parliamentary vote. Said Caroline:  “I am very pleased this vote has finally arrived.  The UK needed... Read more

Caroline Flint has welcomed the extension of the Warm Home Discount to 30,000 more customers of small firms, following lobbying my Ms Flint and other MPs.

Energy minister Claire Perry announced this week that from 2020/21, all energy suppliers with over 150,000 customers will have to offer a £140 discount on electricity bills to the most financially vulnerable - after a campaign from Caroline Flint and fellow MPs to change the rules. 

Victory over Warm Home Discounts

Caroline Flint has welcomed the extension of the Warm Home Discount to 30,000 more customers of small firms, following lobbying my Ms Flint and other MPs. Energy minister Claire Perry... Read more

Susan_Caroline_and_Mark_with_young_scientists.JPGCaroline Flint and Thorne councillors Susan Durant and Mark Houlbrook brushed up on their science this week, when the visited the science day at Brooke Primary School in Thorne.

The MP and councillors dropped into science lessons, which were being organised throughout the school, before meeting the school council.

Young scientists impress at Brooke Primary

Caroline Flint and Thorne councillors Susan Durant and Mark Houlbrook brushed up on their science this week, when the visited the science day at Brooke Primary School in Thorne. The... Read more

GYW_Caroline_Ros_Dan.JPGCaroline Flint MP joined Mayor Ros Jones, South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis and local businesses to formally open the completed Great Yorkshire Way.

The final leg of the Great Yorkshire Way, from the 9 metre Y sculpture at Parrot’s Corner to Hurst Lane, was officially opened by Mayor Jones, after 18 months of construction by Tarmac.

Doncaster's Great Yorkshire Way is completed

Caroline Flint MP joined Mayor Ros Jones, South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis and local businesses to formally open the completed Great Yorkshire Way. The final leg of the Great Yorkshire... Read more

Steel_commons_2.PNGThe tariffs on steel from the UK and EU, imposed by US President Trump will cost the USA dearly in jobs, Caroline Flint has warned Parliament.

During a Commons Statement by Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, Caroline told the Minister:

“The last time there was a trade war like this, some 200,000 jobs were lost in the United States. What efforts has he made to identify and analyse the impact on the US economy? It seems to me that this is the biggest argument we can use.”

Trump steel tariffs will cost jobs warns Flint

The tariffs on steel from the UK and EU, imposed by US President Trump will cost the USA dearly in jobs, Caroline Flint has warned Parliament. During a Commons Statement... Read more

David_Gadd_Caroline_Flint_Janet_Canning_-_cotton_grass_walk.jpgCaroline Flint joined Doncaster Ramblers this week on a guided walk around Hatfield Moor at the culmination of the Doncaster Ramblers Walking Festival 2018, which saw 27 walks completed in nine days.

Walkers were given a guide to the restoration of the Moors by Janet Canning, the Reserve Manager for the Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve.

MP joins Cotton Grass Walk on Hatfield Moors

Caroline Flint joined Doncaster Ramblers this week on a guided walk around Hatfield Moor at the culmination of the Doncaster Ramblers Walking Festival 2018, which saw 27 walks completed in... Read more

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement that the East Coast Main Line is to be brought back under public control after Virgin Trains and Stagecoach could not meet the necessary payments, Caroline Flint has demanded that the firms who failed to meet their contract should be barred from bidding for the new franchise in future.

The MP asked Transport Secretary Chris Grayling whether there should be consequences for the companies involved after they clearly undercut competitors to win the East Coast Main Line franchise in 2015.

Virgin and Stagecoach should be barred from new franchise - Flint

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement that the East Coast Main Line is to be brought back under public control after Virgin Trains and Stagecoach could not meet the necessary... Read more

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