Working Hard for North Durham

Kevan attends RSPCA event at Felledge Animal Centre

Kevan attends RSPCA event at Felledge Animal Centre

During half term, Kevan attended the Animal Action project to enable Looked After Children in Chester-le-Street to meet and learn about animals. The aim of the project is to promote compassion for animals, help young people build positive relationships with animals...

read more
Clough Dene – Public Meeting

Clough Dene – Public Meeting

Kevan hosted a public meeting along with County Councillor Olga Milburn with residents of Clough Dene on 19 February 2020. The meeting was called in response to a petition from local residents regarding concerns about Road Safety through Clough Dene, just outside of...

read more
Baking Club at Pelton Grange Care Home

Baking Club at Pelton Grange Care Home

Residents at Pelton Grange Care Home have been taking part in Baking Sessions led by 85 year old former Baker, Ralph Baines. Kevan said: I thoroughly enjoyed the bakery club session at Pelton Grange Care Home. The Italian pinwheels looked very tasty and I’m sure the...

read more
Kevan Fights for Rail Passengers in Parliament

Kevan Fights for Rail Passengers in Parliament

Yesterday, Kevan was happy to start a debate on the Floor of the House on the subject of Rail Services in the North-East. In a 30 minute debate, Kevan outlined the grievances expressed to him by constituents, and we thank everyone who has got in touch with us to share...

read more
Kevan joins Samaritans in Parliament to celebrate Brew Monday

Kevan joins Samaritans in Parliament to celebrate Brew Monday

Kevan joined Samaritans in Parliament on Monday 3 February for tea and biscuits, to hear about Samaritans’ suicide prevention work, and receive tips on how people can become better listeners. When it’s cold and grey outside, getting people together to connect over a...

read more
Kevan signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Kevan signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Kevan signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who...

read more
Statement on Ron Hogg

Statement on Ron Hogg

It is very sad to hear the news of Ron Hogg’s passing. He was a close friend and colleague who was a great public servant, both as a Police Officer and Police Commissioner for Durham. His family can be rightly proud of his achievements and the courageous and stoical...

read more
Updated Statement: Early General Election

Updated Statement: Early General Election

Before a further vote on an Early General Election today, I wished to outline my position. Can I again make it clear that I accept the result of the referendum, and that I understand and share the frustrations of many who wish to see this issue concluded. Today’s vote...

read more
Updated Statement: Early General Election

Statement: Early Parliamentary General Election

A Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the motion for an Early Parliamentary General Election: Ahead of the vote today, I wish to outline my position. I have been clear that I accept the result of the 2016 referendum, and I understand the frustrations of...

read more