Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has voted to support the Government’s proposal to support the UN resolution calling for action to target ISIL-Daesh’s safe havens in Syria.
Prior to the vote, the MP had undertaken a survey of constituents and posted a survey on her website. The results showed a majority of constituents supporting military action against ISIL-Daesh.
In the end, it was what wasn’t read out in the Autumn Statement, or even included in the Blue Book published with it ,that has had the biggest impact on energy policy.
The note slipped out to the market several hours later announcing that the Government were ending support for CCS (towards the end of the commercialisation project) stunned many.
In the face of doubts over the funding of the HS2 Rail College in Doncaster, Caroline Flint has received confirmation from Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills that the Government remains committed to the Doncaster location.
Caroline Flint has welcomed a lobby of Parliament by Usdaw members to oppose the Government’s proposal to devolve Sunday trading regulations.
Caroline Flint has received an apology from the 38 degrees campaign for suggesting that Ms Flint was a Tory MP and, by implication, supported the cuts in tax credits.
Caroline Flint has challenged Ministers over tax credit cuts, and spoke in a debate against the Government tax credit proposals.
The text of their apology is printed below.
Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has supported "Get Online Week" by holding the first ever Digital MP Surgery. Residents who have never taken part in an MP's Surgery held a Q&A session with Caroline via Skype from her constituency office.