Caroline Flint

Standing up for Don Valley.

My speeches

My speech to the Community Union/Fabian Society Fringe meeting entitled "Should we Fear the Machines? Opportunities and Challenges of Technological Change for Workers" - Labour Conference 25 September 2018.

We need to prepare for the rise of the robots.

One view is that robots will lead to mass unemployment – and technology will bring about capitalism’s collapse.

A kind of techie Trotskyism.

Another view is that robots will enable us all to have a guaranteed minimum income and most of us can work a 20 hour week.

A kind of Scandi Utopia.

"Should we fear the Machines?" - my speech 25 September 2018

My speech to the Community Union/Fabian Society Fringe meeting entitled "Should we Fear the Machines? Opportunities and Challenges of Technological Change for Workers" - Labour Conference 25 September 2018. We... Read more

My Speech to the University of Oslo British Politics Society 18 September 2018.

 

May I begin by saying: Takk for invitasjonen her.

You may be pleased to know that will be my first and last attempt at Norwegian today.

Thank you to Professor Wold; to the British Politics Society, to the University of Oslo, for hosting today’s lecture; and for everyone who has come to take part.

A Woman's Place is in the House - my speech

My Speech to the University of Oslo British Politics Society 18 September 2018.   May I begin by saying: Takk for invitasjonen her. You may be pleased to know that... Read more

CF_pay_cap_question240718.JPGOn Tuesday 24 July, I challenged Treasury Minister Liz Truss to guarantee real pay increases to staff in public services.

Watch my intervention HERE.

Read more HERE.

Flint challenges Government over pay awards

On Tuesday 24 July, I challenged Treasury Minister Liz Truss to guarantee real pay increases to staff in public services. Watch my intervention HERE. Read more HERE.

Caroline today spoke in Parliament to raise the issue of children with alcohol dependent parents and welcome the news that £6 million will be spent to support children of alcoholics after significant lobbying from Caroline. 

Caroline raises Doncaster's alcohol family support programme in Parliament

Caroline today spoke in Parliament to raise the issue of children with alcohol dependent parents and welcome the news that £6 million will be spent to support children of alcoholics... Read more

pauline_Alan_Ros__Caroline_and_phil.JPGSpeech by Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP to the NHS 70th Birthday event in Edlington

Welcome to everyone and to our honoured guest Mayor Jones. 

It is a pleasure to be here, although I wanted to start by giving you a tweet posted by my daughter earlier this week:

“2 x broken writs, 1 x snapped thumb, 1 x dislocated finger, 1 x removal of grit in knee, 3 x torn ligaments, 4 x sprained ankles, 3 x asthma attacks, 2 x kdney infections, 15 x flu jabs.  Thanks for fixing me up all these years me up all these years #NHS70”

Caroline Flint's speech to the Edlington NHS 70th Birthday event 8 July 2018

Speech by Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP to the NHS 70th Birthday event in Edlington Welcome to everyone and to our honoured guest Mayor Jones.  It is a pleasure to... Read more

I strongly believe that we need to respect the outcome of the referendum and the Article 50 process. Read my speech in Parliament during the debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill on 13 June 2018 - or click on the photo to watch it.

Since the referendum, I’m afraid in this place and outside, the debate has often been polarised between hard-line Brexiteers, who feel we can walk away without a deal and walk off a cliff edge. And, I’m afraid to say, hard-line Remainers who do not accept the result of the referendum and do want to find whatever way possible to stay in. And that is why I am not supporting Amendment 51 today.

My speech in Parliament on Brexit and why a "Norway deal" is wrong for the UK

I strongly believe that we need to respect the outcome of the referendum and the Article 50 process. Read my speech in Parliament during the debate on the EU (Withdrawal)... Read more

The idea of another six months before the UK leaves EU would be quite wrong.

"If Exit Day is delayed beyond March 2019, we would have to elect new MEPs in May to a European Parliament we voted to leave, which would be crazy," 

Delaying Brexit would be wrong - my latest article

The idea of another six months before the UK leaves EU would be quite wrong. "If Exit Day is delayed beyond March 2019, we would have to elect new MEPs... Read more

CF_intervention160518.JPGYou may have seen that the East Coast Mainline is to be brought back under public control after Virgin Trains and Stagecoach could not meet the necessary payments.

I asked Transport Secretary Chris Grayling whether there should be consequences for the companies involved after they clearly undercut competitors to win the East Coast mainline bid in 2015.

East Coast: Franchise failures should not be allowed to bid - Flint

You may have seen that the East Coast Mainline is to be brought back under public control after Virgin Trains and Stagecoach could not meet the necessary payments. I asked... Read more

Tessa-Jowell.jpgThis week, Parliament paid tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell, who was a friend and colleague to many MPs.

See my tribute to Tessa HERE.

Caroline_Flint_tessa_jowell_tribute140518.JPG

Baroness Tessa Jowell DBE (1947-2018).

 

 

Tributes to Dame Tessa Jowell 14 May 2018

This week, Parliament paid tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell, who was a friend and colleague to many MPs. See my tribute to Tessa HERE. Baroness Tessa Jowell DBE (1947-2018).  ...

CF_energy_price_cap_head_tilt_300418.JPGThe Government's Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill came back to complete its Report Stage and Third Reading in the Commons this week.  See my speech HERE or click on the photo.

The Energy Price Cap - by latest speech

The Government's Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill came back to complete its Report Stage and Third Reading in the Commons this week.  See my speech HERE or click... Read more

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.