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Statement: The Letwin Amendment

Statement: The Letwin Amendment

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the Letwin Amendment: The Letwin Amendment which is being considered today by Parliament is as follows: Amendment (a) Line 3, leave out from “deal,” to end and add “this House has considered the matter but withholds...

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Statement: The Prime Minister’s New Deal

Statement: The Prime Minister’s New Deal

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the Prime Minister's New Deal: The Prime Minister has agreed a new deal with the EU. It’s a new Withdrawal Agreement (the legal terms of our exit) and a new Political Declaration (the non-binding aims covering the...

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Kevan Shows Support for WASPI Campaign

Kevan Shows Support for WASPI Campaign

Yesterday, Kevan showed his support for the WASPI campaign at a Parliamentary Reception. WASPI represents women born in the early 1950s who expected to draw their state pension aged 60 but are now concerned they will have to wait until they are 65 or 66. Kevan stated...

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Statement: Voter ID

Statement: Voter ID

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding proposals to introduce mandatory ID cards for elections: I have been contacted by a number of constituents concerned by the Government proposing to introduce mandatory ID cards for elections. It is my belief that...

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Statement: The Letwin Amendment

Statement: Second Week of Prorogation

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding Parliament's second week of prorogation: As Parliament enters its second week of prorogation, it remains my view that, in these deeply worrying times, Parliament should be sitting and scrutinising the actions of the...

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Kevan writes to the Home Secretary on Police Recruitment

Kevan writes to the Home Secretary on Police Recruitment

Today, I wrote to the Home Secretary calling on her to consider the role of former armed services personnel in the police. As my letter outlines, whilst the Government's decision to seek to make the Police a 'graduate profession' is supported by the College of...

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Greenlands School Update

Greenlands School Update

Kevan has written to Durham County Council to formally object to the planning application that has been submitted for the site of the former Greenlands Infant School in South Moor. Further details about the Planning Application can be found online on Durham County...

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Kevan visits Market Activity Week

Kevan visits Market Activity Week

Kevan visited Market Activity week in Chester-le-Street for the official launch. Due to the ongoing works at the Market Place, this year's Market Activity Week is being held on the grassed area just off of Cone Terrace. This is a week of free activities during the...

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