Working Hard for North Durham

Investment in Stanley

Investment in Stanley

Kevan Jones, Member of Parliament for North Durham has written to the Chief Executive of Durham County Council to raise concerns about the local authority's recent decisions about investment and regeneration in Stanley. In March the Council approved planning...

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Letter to the Honours Forfeiture Committee: Paula Vennells

Letter to the Honours Forfeiture Committee: Paula Vennells

This week, Kevan wrote for the second time to the Honours Forfeiture Committee to call for the CBE awarded to Paula Vennells for "services to the Post Office" to be rescinded. Kevan stated that the award to Ms Vennells, who was CEO of the Post Office during the...

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Investment in Stanley

Statement on the Quashing of Sub-Postmasters’ Convictions

Please find below a copy of Kevan's Statement: After years of cover-ups and denials from the Government and from the Post Office, I am pleased to see that today, 39 subpostmasters, wrongly accused have had their convictions overturned. This whole affair is a national...

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Updated Statement on Vaccines

Updated Statement on Vaccines

The roll-out of the Covid vaccine continues to cause great concern to many of my constituents. NHS staff at all levels, including in our local GP surgeries, are working tirelessly to protect our most vulnerable residents.  It is great news for example that teams have...

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Kevan calls for Cancellation of Exams

Kevan calls for Cancellation of Exams

Kevan Jones, Member of Parliament for North Durham, has written to the Secretary of State for Education to raise concerns about the Government’s failure to plan ahead for schools reopening and testing.  He has also called for the cancellation of exams this Summer. A...

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Statement: European Union (Future Relationship) Bill

Statement: European Union (Future Relationship) Bill

Statement: European Union (Future Relationship) Bill I will be voting today in favour of implementing the Treaty that has been agreed with the European Union. As many of you know, I campaigned to remain in the European Union. However, I have been very clear over the...

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