Caroline Flint

Standing up for Don Valley.

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Caroline Flint has met Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, to discuss a new Government project to improve prisons.  

Said Caroline: "I am very grateful to the Minister for meeting.  Two of the prisons in the 10 Prisons Project - HMP Lindholme and HMP Moorland - are in Don Valley.  The Project seeks to tackle drugs, improve maintenance of prisons, and improve training of staff.  Every prison officer in those establishments would welcome this - but it is vital for my constituents and other staff who work in these prisons, that their safety and working life is improved by this Project. It must deliver for them."

 

Ten Prisons Project must get results - MP tells Minister

Caroline Flint has met Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, to discuss a new Government project to improve prisons.   Said Caroline: "I am very grateful to the Minister for meeting.  Two of... Read more

Speaking after today’s vote (29 March) on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, Caroline Flint said:

“Today, the day we should have left the EU, Parliament let down the people and businesses of Don Valley.

“Parliament has strained the patience of people who thought that over 1,000 days after the referendum, the UK should have left already.

“I hope everyone understands that today’s vote was a vote to block Brexit.  I couldn’t support that.   

“I voted to guarantee that the UK would leave the EU on 22 May.  Today, that option was thrown away.

"Today, Parliament has let down Don Valley. I won't." pledges Flint

Speaking after today’s vote (29 March) on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, Caroline Flint said: “Today, the day we should have left the EU, Parliament let down the people and businesses... Read more

Speaking after the Commons Indicative Votes, Caroline Flint said:

"Yesterday, I voted in line with my general election pledges to respect the vote and to support a deal.

“None of yesterday’s debate was about the Deal the EU has asked Parliament to make a decision on. Some motions were about the future trading relationships, but a few motions were efforts to stop Brexit or force a second referendum. I voted against both of those proposals.

Caroline Flint - How I voted on the Indicative Votes

Speaking after the Commons Indicative Votes, Caroline Flint said: "Yesterday, I voted in line with my general election pledges to respect the vote and to support a deal. “None of... Read more

PM_2_260219.JPGCaroline Flint has secured a further public commitment from the Prime Minister that Parliament will have greater involvement in decisions over the UK’s future relationship with the EU, after Brexit.

The Don Valley told the Prime Minister: “the British public, want us to come to some sort of compromise and move forward” adding “there is agreement with the Withdrawal Agreement, but there are concerns about the future relationship on trade and security going forward.“

Caroline demands greater say for Commons on Brexit Stage 2 talks

Caroline Flint has secured a further public commitment from the Prime Minister that Parliament will have greater involvement in decisions over the UK’s future relationship with the EU, after Brexit.... Read more

Mirror260319_edited.jpgEnergy campaigner Caroline Flint has slammed the big energy companies after it was revealed that they are sitting on over £900million of customer money.

Over 8 million people on direct debits paid energy firms in advance this winter, but because of milder weather, never used the energy in the end.  The average customer is £108 in credit.

Caroline slams greedy Energy Firms

Energy campaigner Caroline Flint has slammed the big energy companies after it was revealed that they are sitting on over £900million of customer money. Over 8 million people on direct... Read more

Pheasant_Bank_heads_in_books_Ryan__Alfie_and_Ania.jpgCaroline Flint joined staff and pupils at Pheasant Bank Academy this week to see for herself the remarkable progress the Junior School has made, as one of Doncaster’s most improved schools.

Deputy Head, Ryan Schofield showed Ms Flint around the refurbished school and she was joined by the newly elected Pupil Head, Alfie and Deputy Heads Ryan and Ania.

The MP was shown the new library and ended her tour joining the Gardening Project, planting lettuces and cauliflowers.

Pheasant Bank embraces the power of reading

Caroline Flint joined staff and pupils at Pheasant Bank Academy this week to see for herself the remarkable progress the Junior School has made, as one of Doncaster’s most improved... Read more

DoH_COA_event0319.JPGCaroline Flint has congratulated the first local authorities and voluntary organisations to secure Government innovation funding to support children living with alcohol-dependent parents.

At an event organised by Public Health Minister Steve Brine, the Don Valley MP met with local authorities and voluntary organisations from across England who had been awarded the funding.

Caroline, who is herself a daughter of an alcoholic mother, said:  “This funding could not be more important.  One in five children in the UK are affected by a parent’s drinking, so innovative projects like these are absolutely essential in ensuring that all children’s voices are heard and their needs are met.”

Supporting Children of Alcohol Dependent Parents

Caroline Flint has congratulated the first local authorities and voluntary organisations to secure Government innovation funding to support children living with alcohol-dependent parents. At an event organised by Public Health... Read more

All_smiles_-_Caroline_and_cadets.jpgCaroline Flint and other South Yorkshire MPs met three Army Cadets from Howden Detachment Army Cadet Force at a presentation in Parliament.

The cadets visited Parliament with Adult Instructor, Staff Sergeant Instructor Emma Murphy, to spread the message about the Army Cadet Force to Members of Parliament from across Humberside and South Yorkshire.

Caroline Praises Cadets World War One Project

Caroline Flint and other South Yorkshire MPs met three Army Cadets from Howden Detachment Army Cadet Force at a presentation in Parliament. The cadets visited Parliament with Adult Instructor, Staff... Read more

Group_on_way_to_Downing_St.jpgCaroline Flint joined Save Our Post Office campaigners to present a petition to Ten Downing Street to save the post office network.

Caroline said: “I am proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with CWU members up and down the country who are seeing crown post offices closed and their counters put in a corner of a WHSmith.

Caroline backs Save Our Post Office Campaign

Caroline Flint joined Save Our Post Office campaigners to present a petition to Ten Downing Street to save the post office network. Caroline said: “I am proud to stand shoulder... Read more

Welcome_to_the_Willow_Dome150319.jpgCaroline Flint wore red to join in Red Nose Day activities with pupils at Wadworth Primary this week.

The MP was shown how to make boxes to keep red noses in, after being given a tour of the school by Headteacher Peter McLean.

The MP talked about her trip down the Rossington pit many years ago, as Year 4/5 pupils explained their mining project.   After fielding a series of tough questions from older pupils, such as “When will World War III be?” - the answer was “Never, I hope!” -  the MP was shown the activities the school undertakes as part of its “Forest School”, where children learn about camping, nature and outdoor skills.

Caroline joins Wadworth Primary for Red Nose Day

Caroline Flint wore red to join in Red Nose Day activities with pupils at Wadworth Primary this week. The MP was shown how to make boxes to keep red noses... Read more

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