Working Hard for North Durham

Kevan visits University Hospital North Durham

Kevan visits University Hospital North Durham

Kevan visited University Hospital North Durham to meet NHS Staff and to undertake a site visit with Sue Jacques, Chief Executive of the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and Professor Paul Keane, Chairman of the County Durham and Darlington NHS...

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Kevan attends West Stanley Pit Disaster Remembrance Ceremony

Kevan attends West Stanley Pit Disaster Remembrance Ceremony

Kevan attended a Remembrance Service to commemorate the anniversary of the West Stanley Pit Disaster. The service took place at the Memorial at the North Durham Academy and was organised by Stanley Town Council to remember the 168 men and boys who died underground on...

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County Durham Community Foundation

County Durham Community Foundation

Kevan visited the County Durham Community Foundation to meet their new Chief Executive, Michelle Cooper. Kevan has been working with the CDCF since 2008 to support local projects and organisations in County Durham. Further information is available on their website...

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Rhythm Not Blues

Rhythm Not Blues

Kevan visited Rhythm Not Blues to thank the volunteers for their work and to present them with their cheque from the Big Lottery Fund. Rhythm Not Blues is open to everyone but is particularly focused on supporting people who suffer from Dementia, memory loss and long...

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How the Tories created a defence funding crisis

How the Tories created a defence funding crisis

Writing for the website, Politics Home, former Defence Minister Kevan Jones says years of rushed through defence spending cuts and bad decisions have now come home to roost. Click here to read Kevan's article in...

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Kevan Speaks in debate on Personal Independence Payments

Kevan Speaks in debate on Personal Independence Payments

On 31 January Kevan spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on Personal Independence Payments, saying that the system does not treat people fairly. Kevan spoke of constituents who had been to his advice surgeries after being refused PIP. During his speech he said: "I want...

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Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot

Kevan has been contacted by a number of constituents about two confirmed cases of Alabama Rot in the area. Both dogs are believed to have been walked recently in Sacriston Woods. Kevan has written to Durham County Council to raise concerns about this but would like to...

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