Call me old-fashioned, but as a democratic socialist I believe politics is about principles. The “democratic” part matters. You make election promises. You keep them. After 22 years in parliament, I thought that was how democracy worked. Straightforward, honest politics.
On Tuesday 19 February, Caroline led a debate in Parliament demanding a better transport offer Don Valley towns.
This week, I secured a debate on transport for towns. I want a new transport deal for Britain's towns. Read my article for PoliticsHome.
Photo: With Cllr Bill Mordue at the start of the Great Yorkshire Way final leg.
Successful towns need to move people around efficiently, moving workers from home to places of work at all hours; visitors to hospitals; patients to GPs; students to schools and colleges.
But the UK’s towns – many of them small towns, face different challenges from our big cities.
Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has secured a Parliamentary debate on transport for towns.
Said Caroline: “I’m delighted to be able to highlight important transport concerns that affect Doncaster and its outlying towns.
Zero-hours workers are more than twice as likely to work night shifts than other workers, according to new analysis published by the TUC.
The analysis shows that on a range of key measures, zero-hours workers are having a tougher time those in secure employment.
Photo right: Caroline pledges to campaign to end zero hours in 2019.
A chat with the "Commons People" - my conversation with Arj Singh, Paul; Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth on the Huffington Post podcast Commons People.
“You are not alone” is the message for children and young people who are trying to cope with life while living with alcoholic parents, this international Children of Alcoholics Week.
Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) joined forces and were supported by local Don Valley MP Caroline Flint to host an information event held at Doncaster College.
Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, gave her support to those affected by cancer and the NHS staff who care for them at a special Westminster event for World Cancer Day, earlier this week.