Working Hard for North Durham

Kevan Calls for Greater Transparency of EPL Takeover Process

Kevan Calls for Greater Transparency of EPL Takeover Process

Today, The Rt Hon Kevan Jones, MP for North Durham, wrote to the Chief Executive of the Premier League to express his concern at the current levels of scrutiny applied to the takeover of Premier League clubs. This came after the withdrawal of PIF, PCP Capital Partners...

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Guidance on School Transport

Guidance on School Transport

Kevan Jones MP has written to the Secretary of State for Education about the lack of guidance from the Department for Education regarding school transport arrangements. The letter was also signed by Mary Foy, MP for the City of Durham and by Grahame Morris, the MP for...

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Guidance on School Transport

Coronavirus Testing Data

Kevan Jones, Member for Parliament for North Durham has signed a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Health about the availability of testing data to Local Authorities. The letter was also signed by the Member of Parliament for the City of Durham, Mary Foy, and...

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Kevan Supports Call for Extension of Free School Meals

Kevan Supports Call for Extension of Free School Meals

Last Tuesday (16 June), Kevan supported calls for the school meal voucher scheme to be extended into the summer holidays. After the Government's last-minute U-turn on the issue, Kevan stated that: "Listening to Conservative Members today, it is as though an amendment...

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Reopening of Schools: Letter to the Education Secretary

Reopening of Schools: Letter to the Education Secretary

Kevan wrote yesterday to the Education Secretary to outline his concerns regarding the phased reopening of schools. Kevan stated that: "The Government's current strategy places an arbitrary date on the reopening of schools, places the greatest pressure on the...

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Guidance on School Transport

Covid-19 Funding for Local Authorities

Kevan has written today to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government about the new funding arrangements to support Local Authorities with the additional pressures they are facing as a result of the Coronavirus. Kevan said:...

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Kevan Supports Call for Extension of Free School Meals

Update on Support for Care Homes

Kevan has received an update from Durham County Council about the support available to Care Homes regarding the support available to  from the Council, the Director of Public Health and from the County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust. Kevan said: "Lots of...

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Free School Meals – Updated 4 May

4 May 2020 Kevan has written to the Secretary of State for Education to raise further concerns about the Free School Meals vouchers system, and about the laptop scheme for vulnerable pupils. A copy of his letter is available below: 27 April 2020 Kevan has written to...

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